THE ABDULLAH BIN HAMAD AL-ATTIYAH INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ENERGY & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Annual Reports


June - 2022

Guidebook on ESG

 

This publication is an authoritative account of the benefits an Environmental Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) evaluation can bring to a companies’ stakeholders and, highlights the importance it now plays as investors consider the environmental impact of an organisation in their decision-making. The book, with case studies from numerous Al-Attiyah Foundation members, examines key drivers shaping the growing momentum on ESG, including increasing pressure from stakeholders; business profitability and competitiveness; demand from institutional investors and consumers; the quest to build good corporate reputation and relationship with customers and government regulations.


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December - 2021

2020 Annual Report

This 2020 Annual Report details how The Foundation, following the outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown measures, became more inventive in pursuit of its deliverables to its members and general public. While physical flagship events, such as The Al-Attiyah Awards and the CEO Roundtables, had to be cancelled, new virtual online meetings, such as podcasts and webinars, were successfully introduced. The environment created by COVID-19 will remain challenging for the foreseeable future however, the accomplishments presented in this report shows the Foundation continues to deliver high standard outputs.


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January - 2021

Annual Report 2019

As a non-profit Organisation, the Al-Attiyah Foundation documents and reports on each years activities in a detailed Annual Report. This 2019 report provides in-depth information into the Foundation, its members, and the variety of events, publications, and projects undertaken by the Energy and Sustainable Development directorates.


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June - 2020

The Growing World of Renewable Energy

This book provides authoritative information on renewable energy sources and reviews the driving forces behind the growth of this particular subsector of the energy industry.

The world is witnessing: increasing concerns about climate change; growing debate on economic transformation; market instabilities; technological advancements; demand by growing populations for transparency in business and governance; and the increasing quest for sustainable development.

In this context, the negative effects of using unclean and unsustainable energy sources, is brought into sharper focus and energy diversification is an important driver for fostering long-term sustainable economic development and green-growth.


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March - 2019

Annual Report 2018

The Foundation Business Plan for 2018 was developed incorporating the following activities that have become established as part of the Foundation’s core business since its inception.
In addition, the following new activities were implemented for 2018 and the overview quarterly plan shown in the table was endorsed by the Board of Trustees.


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November - 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility Best Practice Guidelines

In line with the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1, the world is challenged to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030 in a manner that is not harmful to the environment. Industrial activities and operations of private sector organizations have potential impacts on a range of areas covered by the UN SDGs. While different industries contribute to sustainable development in many ways, they face operational and environmental challenges on several fronts. The SDGs serve as a good blueprint for framing the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of companies wishing to capitalize on the positive benefits to society, while mitigating, in a meaningful way, the adverse impacts of their activities.


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