The new partnership was announced at the 16tt Water, Energy, Technology Exhibition (WETEX) being held from the 14th and 15th of April under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The partnership aims at promoting the water and wastewater systems developed by Veolia for the UAE and the Emirates of Dubai in particular.
Emmanuel Gayan, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, stated: “VEOLIA is delighted to announce this new collaboration with Corys Environment. This is a strategically important partnership for both organizations, and means we are able to better serve our customers and increase our footprint with industry wide performance standards in the Middle East.”
Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain, Managing Director of Green Coast Enterprises, said: "We are very pleased to announce this important partnership with VEOLIA, the global leader in water and environmental services. This strategic alliance will form the cornerstone of our own environmental activities here at CORYS. Our choice of VEOLIA was simple; not only are they one of the largest and most experienced companies in water solutions, but they also have always been and will remain committed to this region."
WETEX tackles critical issues in energy conservation, water and electricity, including environmental protection and preservation, green building, carbon reduction - issues all relevant to VEOLIA and CORYS.
WETEX attracts world leaders, international policy makers, industry leaders, investors, experts, academia, intellectuals and journalists to discuss practical and sustainable solutions to future energy challenges. For the 2013 event, more than 1,360 exhibitors from 32 countries participated, showcasing their latest technologies and equipment.
Visitors and participants may visit the VEOLIA stand at BQ 5
About Veolia Environnement : Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE:VE) is the worldwide reference in environmental solutions. With over 200,000 employees*, the company has operations all around the world and provides tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers in three complementary segments: water management, waste management and energy management. Veolia Environnement recorded revenue of €22.3 billion* in 2013. www.veolia.com (*) Excluding Transdev employees and revenues currently under divestment. www.veolia.com
About Corys Environment: Corys Environment is the environmental investments arm owned by Green Coast Enterprises. Headquartered in Dubai, Corys Environment was established with the ambition of providing best in-class and innovative solutions to address the environmental challenges in the region. Corys Environment is very active in Power, Water and Waste management. www.greencoast.ae/www.corys.ae
About Green Coast Enterprises: Green Coast Enterprises is a private group established in 1977 by the Abdul Ghaffar Hussain Family. Mohammed Abdul Ghaffar Hussain serves as Managing Director and the company is headquartered in Dubai, with offices in Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Green Coast Enterprises is a well-established, diverse and forward thinking group whose activities include Manufacturing, Investments, Real Estate and Trading. Both Corys Building Materials and Corys Packaging - companies within the group are highly acclaimed leaders within the manufacturing of piping systems and flexible packaging. www.greencoast.ae
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