Winners of 2017 MENA Green Building Awards honoured for innovation & excellence in sustainability

Monday 22nd May 2017

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has announced the winners of the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards at a carbon-neutral awards ceremony held in Dubai, UAE, last week.

Supported by WorldGBC and organised by EmiratesGBC in partnership with JordanGBC and LebanonGBC, the Awards celebrated the achievements, success stories and best practices across the region. The winners in various professional categories were honoured in the presence of government officials, industry leaders, representatives of academia and media.

This year, the Awards enjoyed a record number of submissions from six nations across the MENA region, and highlighted the growing focus of industry stakeholders to promote innovation and best practices to drive sustainability in the built environment.

Majid Al Futtaim, a WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board member and MENA Regional Partner, was among the winners, winning the awards for the Green Building of the Year in the Hotel subcategory for Dubai’s Hilton Garden Inn, Mall of the Emirates, and the coveted Developer of the Year Award.

Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of EmiratesGBC, said: “We congratulate the winners of the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards not only for their demonstrated excellence in driving the sustainable built environment of the region but also for their commitment and dedication to innovation and promoting green best practices.”

Tai Lee Siang, Chairman of WorldGBC, who attended the ceremony, added: “The 2017 MENA Green Building Awards highlights the dedication of the regional construction industry stakeholders to pursue environment-friendly practices. The innovations and best practices that the winners present are uniquely suited for the region and can be replicated in similar environments globally. This makes the Awards a key part in the global sustainability narrative that the World Green Building Council promotes.”

To see the full-list of winners from the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards, click here.





Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has announced the winners of the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards at a carbon-neutral awards ceremony held in Dubai, UAE, last week.

Supported by WorldGBC and organised by EmiratesGBC in partnership with JordanGBC and LebanonGBC, the Awards celebrated the achievements, success stories and best practices across the region. The winners in various professional categories were honoured in the presence of government officials, industry leaders, representatives of academia and media.

This year, the Awards enjoyed a record number of submissions from six nations across the MENA region, and highlighted the growing focus of industry stakeholders to promote innovation and best practices to drive sustainability in the built environment.

Majid Al Futtaim, a WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board member and MENA Regional Partner, was among the winners, winning the awards for the Green Building of the Year in the Hotel subcategory for Dubai’s Hilton Garden Inn, Mall of the Emirates, and the coveted Developer of the Year Award.

Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of EmiratesGBC, said: “We congratulate the winners of the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards not only for their demonstrated excellence in driving the sustainable built environment of the region but also for their commitment and dedication to innovation and promoting green best practices.”

Tai Lee Siang, Chairman of WorldGBC, who attended the ceremony, added: “The 2017 MENA Green Building Awards highlights the dedication of the regional construction industry stakeholders to pursue environment-friendly practices. The innovations and best practices that the winners present are uniquely suited for the region and can be replicated in similar environments globally. This makes the Awards a key part in the global sustainability narrative that the World Green Building Council promotes.”

To see the full-list of winners from the 2017 MENA Green Building Awards, click here.