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Bapco Energies selected as a strategic partner for Sustainability Forum Middle East’s second edition 

by Madaline Dunn

Bapco Energies, the energy investment and development arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has been announced as a Strategic Partner for Sustainability Forum Middle East’s upcoming second edition.

Set to take place on January 8-9, 2024, in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Forum aims to promote climate action and regional decarbonisation.

Its focus will be on “Achieving Net Zero – Pathways to Accelerating Implementation,” and will be held in the presence of the Minister of Oil and Environment, Special Envoy for Climate Affairs, H.E. Dr. Mohamed bin Mubarak Bin Daina.

Speaking about the announcement, Group Chief Executive Officer Mark Thomas, who will headline the event with a keynote address, said: “We take pride in being a Strategic Partner for the second consecutive year. Our partnership reflects our steadfast commitment and unwavering support for Bahrain’s ambitious Net-Zero by 2060 target and its sustainable economic diversification. Through this partnership, we not only reaffirm our commitment to local climate action but also champion this agenda across the region.”

Meanwhile, Laila Danesh, Managing Director at FinMark Communications, the Forum’s founder and organiser, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Bapco Energies as a Forum partner for a second year. The Company’s support is invaluable to our efforts to promote climate action and raise awareness of the complex transition that lies ahead. We look forward to showcasing the knowledge of the Bapco Energies team, led by Group CEO Mr. Mark Thomas, at the Forum and to leveraging its unique position leading Bahrain’s energy transition to help others plan for and accelerate their own journeys to Net-Zero.”

Also supporting the event are Lead Partners, Bank ABC and Infracorp, Strategic Partners Standard Chartered Bank and Tamkeen, Forum Partners APM Terminals Bahrain, Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry), Zu’bi & Partners, Bahrain Ship Repairing and Engineering Company (BASREC) and American Chamber of Commerce, Bahrain, as well as Official Carrier Gulf Air, Media Partners BFT Media, Asharq Business with Bloomberg and OGN.

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