EmiratesGBC Congress 2017 – Principal Sponsor

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 46,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, international, Interpon and Eka.

Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.

AkzoNobel is committed to sustainability. AkzoNobel aims to be carbon neutral and use 100% renewable energy by 2050 in their operations.

Click here to learn more about their sustainability initiatives and access the AkzoNobel sustainability fact sheet.

Some of AkzoNobel’s sustainable innovations include an exterior wall paint featuring technology which reflects infra-red heat, – a powder coating that absorbs less light and helps boost the effective output of commercial lighting. AkzoNobel is dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by everything the organisation provides.

“Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do at AkzoNobel, we believe that it is vital for the future success of our company, our society and our planet. That is why we have partnered with Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC) as we align with their philosophy of building principles to protect the environment and ensuring sustainability in the United Arab Emirates.

We believe in taking on a human approach and Human Cities is an active expression of our company purpose to create everyday essentials to make people’s lives more comfortable and inspiring. It’s everything we do for and with society and our commitment to improving, energizing and regenerating urban communities across the world. By working together with Emirates Green Building Council (Emirates GBC) we aim to make life more liveable and inspiring.”

Rajiv Rajgopal, Regional Director Middle East & Africa, AkzoNobel