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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce our media partnership with the Gulf Environment and Sustainability Forum which will be held on 25-27 March in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

The third annual Gulf Environment and Sustainable Development Forum (GEF) will take place from 25th – 27th March 2012 and is set to announce new strategies to continue environmental enterprise within the region.

Held annually under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz and initiated by H.R.H. Prince Turki bin Nasser, President of the Presidency of Meteorology and the Environment (PME), GEF provides a platform for a diverse range of companies to exchange ideas and initiatives to overcome challenges facing the region’s environmental sector.

With the introduction of an expert steering committee, the GEF conference now has three main themes: Green Economy, Green Innovation, and CSR across all industrial sectors as the core of the event. Topics for the 2012 conference include:

Making the business case for sustainability in industry: cost, tangible benefits and ROI Carbon footprints and credits, climate change and industrial development Ensuring economic viability of alternative methods of energy conservation in the gulf regions and ensuring a reduction in emissions from current methodologies Advanced water strategies and reuse in the MENA region

To ensure the conference is made accessible to all those operating the environmental field and continues its expansion, the delegate price has been subsidised by the event partners. Delegate packages are available from under €635! Visit conference for full pricing breakdowns.

Speakers include:

H.R.H. Prince Turki Bin Nasser Bin Abdulaziz, President - Presidency of Meteorology & Environment

H.E. Dr. Rashed Bin Fahd, Ministry of Environment and Water, UAE, Minister

HE. Dr. Saleh Mohamed Almuzaini, President - Euro-Arab Environment Organization

Adel Farid Abdel-Kader, Officer-in-Charge - UNEP Regional Office for West Asia

Abdulkareem Abu Alnasr, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - National Commercial Bank (Alahli)

Dr. Mustafa A. Ukayli, Director - Environment - Ma'aden Corp.

Dr. Amyn Dahya, Chief Executive Officer - GEMS-UtilEco

Dr. Maher Alodan, Consultant - Research, Development and Innovation Department -K.A.CARE


For a full list of speakers visit

To register to attend the conference visit

or contact Sharif de Boer:

T: +44 203 463 1098

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