MAIN GOALS - GENERAL ACTIVITIES - FIELD OF EXPERTISES
Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is a private, non-profit organization established in 1995 by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani that serves the people of Qatar by supporting and operating programs in three core mission areas: education, science and research, and community development. From its origin, Qatar Foundation is envisioned for supporting the State of Qatar on its journey from carbon economy to knowledge economy by unlocking human potential.
ACTIVITY RELATED TO LOW GHG AND ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND RESILIENT BUILDINGS
Qatar Foundation provides K-12 schools, higher education including nine university branch campuses, research centres, medical centre, museum, library, and sporting facilities under the commitment for developing human and social capital in Qatar. Education City, the home of Qatar Foundation, has been developed with LEED and sustainability principles and there are many LEED certified building projects. Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) is also a part of Qatar Foundation umbrella.
Qatar Foundation wishes to be supported by the GlobalABC to influence the state’s actions in transforming the building and construction industry, and wish to maintain the leadership in sustainability.