Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is a manifestation of the UAE’s proactive, forward thinking approach to sustainability and its commitment to furthering our understanding of the major social, economic and technology trends shaping the world today.
To accelerate the transition towards a more sustainable and inclusive world through action while strengthening the UAE’s position as the global leader in sustainable development.
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is a global meeting point for advancing the world’s sustainable development and a catalyst for knowledge transfer, collaboration, implementing strategies, and delivering solutions that overcome pressing challenges to sustainable development while driving human progress. As an action-oriented platform aimed at fostering partnerships and developing solutions, ADSW positions the UAE at the forefront of sustainable development.
HOW WE DO IT
ADSW brings together a unique mixture of policy makers, industry specialists, technology pioneers and the next generation of sustainability leaders. These key stakeholders come together across an exciting array of summits, forums and exhibitions to collaborate and take action.
The partnership that we have established between the United States and Abu Dhabi around renewable energy and climate change and sustainable development that takes advantage of human capital, is one of the most important partnerships for the future that we could be pursuing.Hillary Rodham Clinton Former Secretary of State of the United States of America
We are here to build a new energy future… a future that harnesses the power of technology and innovation in the service of people and the planet. Sustainable energy for all is within our reach.Ban Ki-moon Secretary-general, United Nations
Abu Dhabi’s bold vision for sustainable energy is transforming this nation and inspiring our region. No one can predict the future, but this much is true: Energy requirements will play a vital role in determining it.H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is a testament to the commitment of the United Arab Emirates to sustainable development and a new diversified, low carbon economy. Similar to how Mexico is leading the way as a developing country, the UAE was in fact the first country in the Middle East to set renewable energy targets at a time when there was widespread doubt about renewable energy’s viability and value.Enrique Pena Nieto President of Mexico