Saint Gobain ’s UAE team has attended the “2nd forum for the future of energy and innovation” organised by French Business Council Dubai and Northern Emirates and Business France and Dewa. The forum was co-chaired by MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority.
After the successful 1st edition in 2015, DEWA and the French stakeholders agreed to organiZe the 2nd Business Forum in 2019 to pursue the French / Emirati dialogue on energy and sustainability.
DEWA’s 2021 strategy is aligned to the UAE Centennial 2071, the UAE vision 2021, and the Dubai Plan 2021 to secure a happy future and a better life for future generations. The event’s motives are to:
• Strengthen the business links between DEWA and the French business community.
• Work on potential fields of mutual cooperation that are of immediate interest to DEWA.
• Call for innovative French talents in the Energy, Environment and Water industries to propose smart innovations, new technologies and business models.
• A workshop on energy efficiency was conducted during the forum based around the topic of retrofitting through which Saint Gobain could bring a lot of its expertise in this field.