Abu Dhabi Initiatives

Abu Dhabi Vision 2030

As defined in Abu Dhabi Government’s Policy Agenda, the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 is the ultimate goal and is articulated through a set of overarching principles which would guide the development of Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council’s plans, policies, standards and guidelines. The vision is based on four pillars of sustainability: environmental, economic, social and cultural.

Click here to download the Vision 2030.

Environment Vision 2030

Environment Vision 2030 was developed by Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) in close coordination with the General Secretariat of the Executive Council and Department of Economic Development / Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development.

The five priority areas of the Abu Dhabi Environment Vision 2030 are:

  • Climate Change
  • Clean Air and Noise Pollution
  • Water Resources
  • Biodiversity, Habitats and Cultural Heritage
  • Waste Management

Click here to access Abu Dhabi’s Environment Vision 2030.

Estidama Pearl Rating System

The Estidama Pearl Rating System (PRS) was developed by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council and launched in April 2010 as a framework for sustainable design, construction and operations for buildings in the Emirate. The PRS is the region’s first sustainability rating system for buildings which provides the minimum requirements for certification of public and private buildings.

Click here to visit the Estidama PRS webpage.