As phase of the UAE humanitarian initiative, ‘20by2020’, the Zayed Sustainability Prize has introduced the current deployment of sustainable lights options at Prince Hamzah Hospital in the Jordanian capital Amman. The sanatorium is presently treating the greatest variety of COVID-19 sufferers in the country.
Sunna Design, the Zayed Sustainability Prize 2018 winner underneath the ‘Energy category’ and a France-based SME, is putting in its high-performance energy-efficient LED solar lights inside the parameter of the famous public hospital, to furnish sustainable lighting and decorate the protection of the location for extra than 3,000 people and greater than 100 clinical staff, on a day by day basis.
20by2020 is a UAE-driven initiative led by the Zayed Sustainability Prize in partnership with Abu Dhabi Global Market, Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mubadala Petroleum, Year of Tolerance and Masdar, in addition to Majid Al Futtaim, who lately joined the initiative in guide of the Jordan deployment.
Commenting on the occasion, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Director General of the Zayed Sustainability Prize said: “The 20by2020 initiative deploys the options of Zayed Sustainability Prize winners and finalists, to efficiently impact communities and tackle some of the world’s most urgent challenges in health, food, power and water. This is in line with the vision of the UAE’s sensible management to help improvement efforts round the world and embody the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed to strengthen sustainability, and this is an place that represents an inspiring roadmap as we seek advantageous progress.”
H.E. Al Jaber added, “The contemporary 20by2020 deployment, comes at a time when scientific staff at Prince Hamzah Hospital, a key pillar in Jordan’s public healthcare sector, take on a imperative function in combatting COVID-19, and we are honoured to supply realistic sustainable options to further bolster the hospital’s sturdy abilities and efforts.”
H.E. Al Jaber went on to say that the steadfast guide of the 20by2020 companions has been instrumental in the initiative’s international success, as all events work collaboratively to leverage frequent values and empower communities through impactful solutions.
On his part, H.E. Dr. Saad Jaber, Jordan’s Minister of Health, stated, “The 20by2020 initiative coincides with the pivotal responsibility and function that Prince Hamzah Hospital and its workforce are playing in treating the biggest variety of coronavirus sufferers in Jordan, in partnership with the Ministry of Health. On behalf of the Hospital and Jordan’s healthcare sector, I would like to prolong our thanks and appreciation to the Zayed Sustainability Prize, in addition to the 20by2020 partners, for putting in these vital environmentally-friendly solutions, and we look ahead to exploring different avenues of future collaboration.”
The 20by2020 initiative oversees the donation and deployment of previous Prize winners’ and finalists’ technologies, to communities round the world, with the purpose of championing and effectively riding the sustainability and humanitarian values of the UAE’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed, while pursuing key global sustainable improvement goals.
The first section of 20by2020 is presently overseeing the set up of options in 10 countries - with 4 countries already rolled out to date, inclusive of Nepal, Tanzania and Uganda. The initiative will additionally deploy any other 10 options through the stop of the year; however, the timings are dependent on the character country-specific conditions in mild of the international pandemic.
Upcoming science deployments consist of strength and water-related tasks in Egypt, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Costa Rica.
About Zayed Sustainability Prize
Established by using the UAE management in 2008, to honour the legacy of the UAE’s founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Zayed Sustainability Prize is the UAE’s pioneering global award for recognising sustainability and humanitarian solutions, round the world.
With an annual awards ceremony, held every year during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, the Zayed Sustainability Prize acknowledges and rewards pioneers and innovators who are dedicated to growing and accelerating impactful options that serve deprived communities and people – constructing a lasting legacy, today, for the future generations to come.
The Zayed Sustainability Prize categories are: Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools.
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