Right Side Header Logo



Call to Actions

Opening Ceremony - Bringing Together World Leaders in Sustainability

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Opening Ceremony

The official opening ceremony initiated four days of discussion and collaboration between policymakers, investors and thought leaders. It also recognised ground-breaking achievements in sustainability with the Zayed Future Energy Award, a prize which has impacted 200 million people globally by giving them access to clean energy, and safe water and food.

Abu Dhabi Global Action Day

Following the ceremony, Abu Dhabi Global Action Day aimed to turn the ambitious goals of COP 21, the Paris Climate Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into innovative, yet practical policy, investment and technology solutions and partnerships.


  • Renewables are poised to seize the crucial top spot in global power supply growth.
    Fatih Birol
    Executive Director, International Energy Agency
  • The primary means of energy generation is going to solar. It will at least be a plurality, and probably be a slight majority in the long term.
    Elon Musk
    CEO, Tesla Motors






Co-located with

  • wfes
  • ee
  • iws
  • ecowaste