Alba’s decarbonisation drives highlighted at 26th Arab-German Business Forum

Berlin, June 7 (BNA): Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aluminum Bahrain B.S.C. – Carlton, Berlin, Germany.

Speaking at the Forum Gala Dinner on June 6, the ALBA President said: “The world is changing, and as we gather here at this Forum, we must take responsibility for finding answers to the most pressing ESG challenges of our time to foster a better future for generations to come.” .

He added, “A sustainable and decarbonized world is one of intersections – between environment and societies, technology and innovation, collaboration and action. As we face similar challenges around the world, I take the opportunity to call for action so that we advance together towards our national goals in order to strike the right balance.” between our economic gains and social returns.”

Alba highlighted the many ongoing initiatives launched by Alba to reduce carbon emissions and support the Kingdom’s goals of “Net Zero Emissions by 2060” led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister. Chairman of the Board in his speech – including the Block 4 Power Plant project and solar energy projects that will reduce greenhouse gas intensity levels in Alba in addition to the company’s commitment to plant 6,000 trees annually and support the restoration of mangrove forests in Bahrain. .

Alba’s delegation to the forum consisted of Chief Executive Officer Ali Al Baqali, who appeared in a panel discussion on “Sustainability as a Success Factor and the Global Challenge: How do we sustain sustainable growth in economies?” Along with other business leaders and experts, held on 07 June 2023.

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The Arab-German Business Forum, organized by the Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (the Chamber), is one of the leading platforms that promote business cooperation between German and Arab companies, bringing together business leaders, experts and decision-makers under one roof.

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