Hamad Port Wins GORD’s “Sustainability Award 2016” in Light Industry Ports Category

Monday, November 7, 2016
Hamad Port Wins GORD’s “Sustainability Award 2016” in Light Industry Ports Category

Hamad Port has received the “2016 Sustainability Award” from the Gulf Organization for Research & Development (GORD), “Light Industry Ports” category, for its commitment to adopting sustainability best practices.

GORD’s “Sustainability Awards” are given to organizations and companies inside and outside of Qatar for their leadership and compliance with sustainability best practices by adopting the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) criteria.

GSAS is a green building certification system developed for the State of Qatar. The primary objective of GSAS is to create a sustainable built environment that minimizes ecological impact while addressing the specific regional needs and environment of Qatar.

Hamad Port has received the award on the sidelines of “The Carbon & Climate Change and Sustainability Environment Conference” Summit that GORD holds in cooperation with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and the Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company. The event is attended by many experts and specialists from the IEA, the UN, the WB and the EU, in addition to several stakeholders and specialists from the public and private sectors in Qatar.      

GORD is a Qatari governmental organization that leads the way to changing buildings’ design, construction and operations through green practices in the field of energy and efficient construction.