UAE’s Mashreq receives LEED Gold Certification for its Global HQ

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE and the Middle East, has received LEED Gold certification by US Green Building Council for its Global Headquarters in Dubai, recognizing its remarkable efforts towards sustainability and protecting the environment.

The Mashreq Global Headquarters is now the only building headquarters within the financial sector in the region to secure such a coveted recognition thereby reinforcing its pledge to ESG standards.

The accolade recognizes Mashreq’s commitment to effective waste management, sustainability, energy and water efficiency & management, innovation, indoor environmental quality and transportation.

Ahmed Abdelaal_Mashreq Global HQ gets LEED Gold Certification
Ahmed Abdelaal
Group CEO
Mashreq Bank

“As we continue to inspire the world to Rise Every Day, we would like to celebrate this key milestone that reflects our strategic purpose to go beyond our responsibilities as a bank, and reinforces our commitment towards environmental protection, social responsibility, and robust governance. We would like to thank all our team members who were involved in achieving this recognition and the US Green Building Council for their continuous efforts for creating a sustainable future for our planet by encouraging greener buildings around the world.”

LEED rating system is the most widely used green building rating system, which provides a framework for healthy, efficient, carbon and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement and leadership.

LEED-certified buildings save money, improve efficiency, lower carbon emissions and create healthier places for people. They are a critical part of addressing climate change and meeting ESG goals, enhancing resilience, and supporting more equitable communities.

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