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Tue, 02 Feb, 2021

Keeping the World’s Largest Single Site Solar Plant Construction on Schedule Using Drones

Noor Abu Dhabi, located in Sweihan, covers an area of 8km and features 3.2 million solar panels. As part of UAE's Energy Strategy 2050, Noor Abu Dhabi was the first significant pipeline of the project reducing Abu Dhabi's CO2 emissions by one million tones; the equivalent of taking 200,000 cars off the road. Ensuring this project goes smoothly was imperative; it would mark this major milestone as a resounding success.

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Thu, 21 Jan, 2021

Cheat Sheet – Pivoting the Pandemic

BBG Member and sponsor of the New Members’ Breakfast last week, Hadef & Partners’, Head of Employment & Partner Rachel Hill has compiled a “cheat sheet” for BBG Members to refer to that will help employers navigate the evolving guidelines around COVID and safe working environments. For more information and advice, please contact Rachel and her team directly.

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Sun, 17 Jan, 2021

BRITISH BUSINESS GROUP DUBAI AND NORTHERN EMIRATES ANNOUNCES AHR PRIVATE WEALTH AS NEW ANNUAL SPONSOR

The British Business Group Dubai and Northern Emirates (BBG) is delighted to announce that British-owned, Dubai-based AHR Private Wealth is now an Annual Sponsor, as of January 2021. Both entities are at an exciting stage of development and are partnering with mutual benefit and in the interest of British businesses and expats in the region.

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Thu, 14 Jan, 2021

What will your company “witness statement” for the environment look like in 2021?

David Attenborough had said that his latest film, Life on Our Planet, was his “witness statement” for the environment. He urges us to "rediscover how to be sustainable” and that “we need to move from being apart from Nature, to becoming a part of Nature, once again."

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Thu, 14 Jan, 2021

CBD client secure first private direct investment from Israel into the UAE

In September 2020 the United Arab Emirates and Israel signed the Abraham Accord, effectively normalizing ties between the two states. The accord is just the first step paving the way for regional harmony, collaboration and growth creating consequent business opportunities, and has resulted in justifiable optimism and excitement within the business communities in each country.

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Mon, 04 Jan, 2021

Bupa Global Executive Wellbeing Index Reveals Insights into the Behavioural Response of the UAE’s High Net Worth Individuals and Senior Executives through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Bupa Global recently launched the Bupa Global Executive Wellbeing Index analysing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world’s high-net-worth community. The index, which surveyed almost 2,000 HNWIs and senior business executives based across Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia showed that despite concerns about the economy and mental health, global executives have been quick to see potential benefits.

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Thu, 17 Dec, 2020

BBG Festive Fiesta Video Montage

The BBG Festive Fiesta Video Montage is now available to watch!

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Mon, 07 Dec, 2020

Adam Bradford Agency - BBG Member and Proud Sponsor of the BBG Festive Fiesta 2020!

BBG Member and Sponsor of the BBG Festive Fiesta 2020 Adam Bradford Agency here shares its impressive background of high impact, social economic change initiatives. Just one example of Adam Bradford Agency's support is with Solomon Smith, a young entrepreneur, who took his own experience of seeing friends going hungry on the streets of London to create the Brixton Soup Kitchen in South London. Adam Bradford Agency connected Solomon with major brands such as Nando's, Nike and the Mayor of London's Office to advance funding and brand development of the Brixton Soup Kitchen. The BBG is proud to welcome Adam Bradford Agency as a BBG Member and as a Sponsor of our Festive Fiesta on Friday December 11th from 7pm at Le Royal Meridien Beach and Spa Resort, Dubai and looks forward to being a part of the team's journey and plans in the UAE.

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Thu, 26 Nov, 2020

UK Minister for International Trade and Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party Ranil Jayawardena MP talks to the British Business Group.

This was the first international visit for Minister for International Trade Ranil Jayawardena MP in his new role and since lockdown.

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Thu, 26 Nov, 2020

BBG TALKS TO THE NATIONAL: UAE COMPANY LAW CHANGES SET TO SPUR INVESTMENT FROM POST-BREXIT BRITAIN

BBG Chairman John Martin St. Valery; Marketing Manager Katy Holmes; and Director of Global Business Network (British Chamber of Commerce) Anne Marie-Martin speak to The National (London Desk) Business Correspondent Alice Hain.

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