Net Zero Centre of Excellence | Live Webinar Series

As part of an ongoing series presented by EmiratesGBC Net Zero Centre of Excellence, we are pleased to invite you to attend the following webinars on the topic of Net Zero Carbon Buildings.

Net Zero Carbon Building Commitment | Knowledge Sharing Webinar 
28th April 2020 | 12pm – 1.30pm GST 

Launched by WorldGBC in 2018, The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment challenges companies, cities, states and regions to reach Net Zero operating emissions in their portfolios by 2030, and to advocate for all buildings to be Net Zero in operation by 2050. This webinar brings together organisations in the MENA region that have signed up to the commitment to share their experience of the initiative and discuss their ambitions and challenges in achieving net zero in the MENA region.


  • Alan Fogarty, Partner, Cundall
  • Ibrahim Al Zubi, Chief Sustainability Officer, Majid Al Futtaim
  • Majd Fayyad, Technical Manager, EmiratesGBC
  • Phillipa Grant, Director, AESG
  • Victoria Burrows, Director of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council

Technical Webinar | Energy Modelling of Net Zero Buildings 
5th May 2020 | 9am – 10.00am GST 

EmiratesGBC corporate member, Buro Happold, will facilitate a technical webinar which will give an overview of energy modelling for net zero buildings. As countries and cities globally strive towards a net zero carbon future, building designers have a integral role to design buildings that are as energy efficient as possible. The webinar will share industry best practices on energy modelling and discuss key lessons learnt to minimize the performance gaps between energy models and real operation of buildings.


  • Mahavir Shah, Mechanical Engineer, Buro Happold


To learn more about our Net Zero Centre of Excellence, kindly send an email to:

Author: MFON

Mfon Essien is an experienced environmental sustainability professional with cross-cultural & international experience (Middle East & Africa) in developing, coordinating and implementing environmental management systems and environmental sustainability initiatives that go beyond compliance. He has gained mastery in the areas of developing environmental sustainability strategies, implementing policies and procedures, and achieving best results for all stakeholders within mandatory legislative and voluntary best practice requirements. He oversees operations at

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