Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is an inspiring success story known for its efficiency and reliability in every facet of its operations. Constant planning and forecasting to meet the growing demands of the customer has always been DEWA's well entrenched philosophy. Owing to this policy, DEWA has come a long way in serving the customers and thereby making its own contributions to the economic growth of Dubai. DEWA’s expansion continues to meet the ever growing demand for electricity and water and continues to maintain its corporate structure and functioning in the most professional and advanced ways to ensure its continued success in the years to come.
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalisation. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. As of September 30, 2015, we had around 348,000 employees in more than 200 countries. In fiscal 2015, they generated revenues of €75.6 billion.
Advancity, the Smart Metropolis Hub, offers firms, teaching and research centers and territories to cooperate and to set up collaborative and innovative R&D projects for urban products and services development, generating business and jobs in the medium term. The 260 members of its ecosystem (190 Small and Medium Enterprises, 13 world business leaders, 31 academic partners, 30 local governments) investigate the following innovative fields: Urban planning, Decision Support System (EcoCity) -Transportation systems, Accessibility, Mobility (EcoMobility) -Sustainable Buildings & Infrastructures (EcoConstruction) - Urban Technologies & renewable energies including photovoltaic (EcoTechnologies).
GasNaturally is a partnership of six associations that together represent the whole European gas value chain – from exploration and production to transmission, from distribution to transportation. GasNaturally’s mission is to highlight how carbon-intensive fuels works hand in hand with renewables to build that clean energy future. GasNaturally aims at showing how to make that happen to the European Union policy makers, while keeping in constant dialogue with the public opinion. Furthermore, GasNaturally aim to be the gas industry’s single voice in Brussels and represent the sector in its interactions with the European institutions.
Mootral™ (www.mootral.com) is a new feed supplement made from natural ingredients for the livestock industry. Mootral™ helps reduce carbon emissions from cows by a minimum of 30%. In addition, Mootral™ promotes the healthy growth and development of the cow, and has no known negative side effects on cows or the environment, creating a “win-win-win-win” product: good for the environment, animal, farmer and consumer. Today, Mootral™ is commercially available and can have an immediate effect on reducing carbon emissions globally. Mootral™ aims to work with society, corporations and governments, to help them meet the Paris Agreement goals immediately. Mootral™ is a Zaluvida technology.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the European Union’s bank. Owned by the 28 EU Member States, the EIB provides finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects in over 160 countries. As the world’s largest multilateral borrower and lender by volume, climate action is a key priority for the EIB. In our climate strategy, we commit to ensuring that at least 25% of all EIB lending supports climate-related investment. For developing countries, this figure will rise to 35% by 2020. During the period 2011-2015, the EIB provided EUR 90.5 billion in climate finance, and it will invest around EUR 100 billion in climate projects around the world over the next five years.
Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With over 174 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them. In 2015, the Veolia group supplied 100 million people with drinking water and 63 million people with wastewater service, produced 63 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 42.9 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environment (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25 billion ($30.3 billion) in 2015.