Dubai Investments sustainability pledge drives innovation across sectors; shapes future cities.

02/04/2017

Dubai Investments PJSC [DFM: DIC], the leading, diversified investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has reinforced its strong commitment to its sustainability strategy and mandate with industry-best innovation and products, including first-of-its-kind technology in the world, which are shaping the smart cities of the future.

With its iconic products, such as world’s first coloured solar panels, the energy-efficient LED technology among others, Dubai Investments and its subsidiaries have unveiled a wide array of sustainable solutions to achieve economic, environmental and social progress, in line with Dubai Government’s plans to become one of top 10 sustainable cities in the world by 2020.

The company’s innovation and sustainable solutions are currently being showcased in the Sustainability Zone at the Future Cities Show 2017, being held at Dubai World Trade Centre till April 4 in conjunction with the Annual Investment Meeting [AIM].

The products on display include highly-sustainable coloured solar panels & photovoltaics by Emirates Insolaire, which is capable of generating 170 to 190 watts per square meter for roof or 110 to 130 watts per square meter for façades; Energy-efficient LED luminaires by Lite-Tech Industries, which can lead to up to 85% savings compared to traditional bulbs;

Laminated fire-rated and impact safety-rated glazing materials from Saudi American Glass, with fire-rating requirements ranging from 20 minutes to 3 hours; Efficient district cooling services from Emicool which has over 17,000 customers in the UAE; and E-Foam polystyrene from Emirates Extruded Polystyrene, offering energy conservation through insulation and reducing heat transfer from outside by 30-40%.

Dubai Investments is also part of the Annual Investment Meeting [AIM] Investors’ Hub, along with its subsidiaries Dubai Investments Industries [DII] and Al Mal Capital PSC. Within the scope of its involvement, Dubai Investments and subsidiary companies aim to connect with government representatives and companies from over 140 countries to discuss investment opportunities and potential partnerships .