Report: How Qatar is confronting environmental and social challenges

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With the publication of its National Environment and Climate Change Strategy in 2021, Qatar has recognised that a proactive and holistic approach is needed to meet the challenge of global warming and environmental degradation. The adoption of circular economy principles is central to its goal of achieving a more sustainable economic model, with waste materials from production and distribution across a broad range of activities being collected, treated and recycled back into the value chain as cleanly as possible. As host of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar is actively working to build a positive environmental and social legacy from the global event, evidenced by its efforts to host a carbon-neutral tournament and expand access to sporting opportunities for people at home and abroad. With the international spotlight shining on Qatar in 2022, this report looks at how the country is aiming to confront global and local challenges effectively and responsibly.

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