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Prince Albert of Monaco to deliver keynote address at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

- Reimagined ADSW 2021 comprises high-level virtual events including ADSW 
Summit, IRENA Assembly, Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum, Atlantic Council 
Global Energy Forum, Youth 4 Sustainability Virtual Forums and World Future 
Energy Summit Webinars

- Global leaders from policy, industry and technology to explore social, 
economic and technological opportunities for delivering a green recovery

H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco, Head of State, Principality of Monaco will 
deliver a keynote address at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), the global 
platform for accelerating sustainable development, hosted by Masdar, which runs 
from 18-21 January 2021 as a reimagined virtual event this year. 

His speech on national resilience in the face of COVID-19 at the ADSW Summit on 
19 January, will follow the keynote by His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al 
Jaber, UAE's Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy for 
Climate Change and Chairman of Masdar, and is expected to help set the agenda 
for a green recovery in a post-pandemic world.

ADSW Summit will feature more than 70 high-level speakers from around the world 
and broadcast online across different time zones to engage audiences across 
various geographies and markets. The agenda runs over three two-hour sessions 
that focus on the pillars of "Live & Move," "Care & Engage," and "Work & 
Invest," with each pillar exploring social, economic and technological 
opportunities to set and support a sustainable recovery.

The speakers at the one-day virtual ADSW Summit will also include: H.E. 
Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Managing Director and Group CEO Mubadala 
Investment Company; H.R.H Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, Founder 
and CEO, KBW Ventures; H.E. Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the 
Environment of the Republic of Singapore; H.E. Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al 
Qasimi, Founder & CEO, Kalimat Publishing Group; H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al 
Marar, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Energy; Francesco La Camera, 
Director General, IRENA; Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director UN-Habitat; 
Noel Quinn, Group Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Holdings; Laurence Fink, 
Chairman and CEO BlackRock; and Dr. Lucas Joppa, Chief Environmental Officer, 
Microsoft, in addition to many other high-level speakers.

ADSW 2021, which is supported by Abu Dhabi's Department of Energy as a 
Principal Partner, will feature a series of high-level virtual events, 
including the ADSW Summit, IRENA Assembly, Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum, 
Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum, Youth 4 Sustainability Virtual Forums and 
the World Future Energy Summit Webinars. 

Through initiatives and events, ADSW is committed to the sharing of knowledge, 
implementation of strategies and the delivery of real-world solutions to 
address the challenges related to sustainability and climate change. As the 
first global event in the UAE's Golden Jubilee year, ADSW 2021 will help 
galvanize further collaboration among government, business and community 
stakeholders to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

For over a decade, Abu Dhabi has provided a sustainable platform for the global 
community that has grown through its initiatives and events to emerge as a 
thought leader and catalyst that accelerates sustainable development around the 

The 2020 edition of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week hosted around 45,000 
attendees from 170 countries, with more than 500 high-level speakers from 
around the world.

To ensure the safety of all participants, ADSW 2021 and all related high-level 
events will take place virtually. The physical program of ADSW will return in 

Register now for the ADSW Summit at

About Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) is a global platform for accelerating the 
world's sustainable development. The week brings together a unique fusion of 
policy makers, industry specialists, technology pioneers and the next 
generation of sustainability leaders. Through its initiatives and events, ADSW 
is a catalyst for sharing knowledge, implementing strategies and delivering 
solutions to drive human progress.

ADSW is committed to furthering our understanding of the major social, economic 
and environmental trends shaping the world's sustainable development. 

About Masdar

Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company Masdar is advancing the commercialization 
and deployment of renewable energy, sustainable urban development and clean 
technologies to address global sustainability challenges. Wholly owned by 
Mubadala Investment Company, the strategic investment company of the Government 
of Abu Dhabi, our mandate is to help maintain the UAE's leadership in the 
global energy sector, while supporting the diversification of both its economy 
and energy sources for the benefit of future generations. Today, Masdar is 
active in more than 30 countries, including the UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, 
Mauritania, Egypt, Morocco, the UK, the US, Australia, Spain, Serbia, India, 
Indonesia, Uzbekistan, and many more.


Source: Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week