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Securing Sustainable Water Supply Resources — Even in the Most Challenging Environments

Metito is delivering innovative water supply solutions across emerging markets with a clear commitment to the principles of circular economy and the UN sustainable development goals. Impact, sustainability, innovation: with these founding principles, Metito has established itself as a global

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Accenture: Metaverse for Enterprise, from Digital to Immersive Experiences

‘People are already spending real money to own virtual assets. They will want to spend their virtual money in the real world…’ eCommerce is “functionally correct” but lacks the human interaction. Digital experience — enhanced virtual spaces, augmented physical places,

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Deloitte & Touche: The Middle East’s Boost From Bank and Corporate Initiatives

The successful issuance of the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) inaugural green bond in September 2022 is the latest in a series of green finance initiatives that have taken place in the Middle East. ADCB raised US$500m to support the

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Abu Dhabi Global Market: MENA’s Leading, Digital-First International Financial Centre, A Catalyst for Economic Growth

Over the past decade, Abu Dhabi has put a focus on gaining recognition for the United Arab Emirates as a knowledge-driven financial hub. It has undergone a radical transformation, building on the foundation of an oil-based economy. International financial centre

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UAE’s Economic Progress to Extend Beyond Post-Oil Era

Nearly seven years ago, President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan provided a glimpse of what the future holds for the UAE. “In 50 years, when we might have the last barrel of oil, the question is: When

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Massimo Falcioni: Reinforcing UAE’s Economic Diversification Away from Oil Trade in a Co-operative Way

CFI.co speaks with Massimo Falcioni, Chief Executive Officer of UAE Federal export credit company Etihad Credit Insurance. Massimo Falcioni has led Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company, since its launch in 2018 with the mandate to reinforce

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How Do You Define the Metaverse?

Bashar Kilani, managing director at Dubai-based Accenture, gives CFI.co readers the low-down on the hi-tech trends that enable organisations to build a digital core. Significant cultural shifts tend to start in a place — such as Renaissance Florence, Vienna in

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QNB ALAHLI: Covering All of a Country’s Financial Needs — but Never Losing that Personal Touch

QNB ALAHLI, established in April 1978, is the second-largest private bank in Egypt, and one of the country’s leading financial institutions. The full-service bank is organised around several diversified business lines, serving corporate, individual, professional and SME clients through a

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ICBC Dubai (DIFC) Branch: Innovate to Differentiate

Innovation is a key element written in ICBC’s core value – “integrity, humanity, prudence, innovation and excellence”. Awarded as the Most Innovative International Bank EMEA 2021 by CFI.co, ICBC Dubai (DIFC) Branch has always adhered to the culture of innovation

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Water in the Desert: A Challenge that TANQIA has Taken to Heart

TANQIA, the UAE’s first privately owned wastewater collection and treatment utility, does not lack vision. The state-of-the-art wastewater collection and treatment system (WWCTS) in Fujairah strives to drive down costs, promote sustainability, and accommodate future demand with renewable energy. Water

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