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All Hands on Deck for Expo 2020 Dubai

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As the official logistics partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, UPS is an important player in the lead-up to the event. Like other world expositions, Expo 2020 will bring together visitors from all parts of the world to share solutions to global challenges. And like past expos, Dubai is planning for an unforgettable experience with hundreds of new buildings, events, and attractions for visitors to enjoy. While we have expertise managing logistics for mega-events like the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, the six-month-long Expo 2020 will be an effort unlike any other.

How to Tell Your Employee Volunteering Story: The Best Example We’ve Seen


Realized Worth is always on the lookout for great examples of employee volunteering and storytelling to share with our readers. On International Volunteer Day, we shared a video produced by Emirates NBD, a leading banking group and a leader in the practice of employee volunteering in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Why It’s Still a Good Idea to Invest in Boeing

By Kate Ryan, Good Magazine

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The company is researching a cheap, salt-tolerant seaweed that could soon fuel our bodies, our cars, our jets—even a mission to Mars

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How are global students welcomed in the United Arab Emirates?


AECOM Impact blog

Vicky Mabbott, who organizes and manages AECOM's graduate program in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), discusses a recent AECOM event hosting 12 students and faculty members from Columbia University.

AECOM's Safety Culture Pays off at Abu Dhabi International Airport


The Midfield Terminal Building (TCA) at Abu Dhabi International Airport, for which AECOM is providing construction management services, has achieved more than 50 million work hours without a lost-time injury.

The contractor for the MTB is TCA-JV (a TAV-CCC-Arabtec joint venture) and there are more than 16,000 workers currently onsite. The MTB is the largest contract within the Midfield Terminal Complex, which will be the centerpiece of the airport’s future growth in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Boeing, United Arab Emirates Partners Look to Harvest Biofuel from Desert Plants

Innovation will make biofuel production more efficient for aviation, vehicles
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ABU DHABI, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and research partners in the United Arab Emirates have made breakthroughs in sustainable aviation biofuel development, finding that desert plants fed by seawater will produce biofuel more efficiently than other well-known feedstocks. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), affiliated with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, will test these findings in a project that could support biofuel crop production in arid countries, such as the U.A.E.

FedEx Express Ranked Among the Top Three Companies to Work for in the UAE by Great Place to Work Institute

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February 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., announced that it has been officially recognized as one of the top three companies to work for in the UAE by Great Place to Work Institute, a global research and management consultancy. The ranking of the nation's 15 best employers is based on the confidential feedback of employees and an audit of management practices.

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