• Date: May 21, 2014
  • Location: Habtoor Grand, Dubai

Sustainability being one of the three pillars of Expo 2020, Dubai had clearly placed green principles firmly at the heart of its bid to host the mega event. The emirate has allocated USD $1bn to build an Expo Village – 438 hectare site in Jebel Ali where more than 2,000 apartments, banks, retail outlets and restaurants will be constructed. With the new Green Building Legislation being implemented, it is the right time for organisations to understand how these opportunities can translate to their bottom line. Private and public sector stakeholders in Dubai will need to band together from the outset in planning for the before, during, and post-event scenarios well ahead of Expo 2020. Read more