New Year, New Vision: Diving into Dubai’s Social Agenda 33

As we embark on a fresh chapter in 2024, Dubai sets its sights on an even more ambitious vision: the Dubai Social Agenda 33. Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Jan 4th ,2024 it is for the decade until 2033 highlighting the theme of ‘Family: The Foundation of Our Nation’ […]

COSO

The COSO framework, developed by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), provides a comprehensive and integrated approach to internal control, risk management, and governance within organizations. The most well-known framework developed by COSO is the Internal Control Integrated Framework, which was first introduced in 1992 and updated in 2013.

ESG and GHG Inventory inthe GCC Region

GHG Inventory– GHG inventory is the comprehensive count of the greenhouse gas emissions that pertain to a specific region, country or entity. It provides data to quantify, assess and manage emissions. GHG Protocol –GHG Protocol are the set of standards and guidelines developed by World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable […]

ESG and Sustainable Finance in the GCC Region

Investor Demand and Cost of Capital – Issuers of sustainable finance instruments, such as green bonds, use sustainable finance to diversify and expand their investor base. Green bonds also tend to be significantly oversubscribed, which can result in tighter pricing.Greenwashing – Increased scrutiny and allegations of “greenwashing” have prompted a strong emphasis on ensuring that […]