Jotun’s Abu Dhabi production facility produces more than 23 million litres of paints annually, and has managed to strengthen its sustainability efforts with the roll-out of its ‘GreenSteps’
“Our participation at this year’s WFES demonstrates our steadfast commitment towards protecting the environment and playing an active role in the move to sustainability,”
Testament to the company’s dedication towards achieving sustainability is its presence as one of the elect suppliers for the Masdar project in Abu Dhabi, where it is also listed in the online directory of Sustainable Building Products of Masdar (www.thefuturebuild.com)
“At Jotun, the greener approach is no longer an option but a fundamental core. Being at WFES will give us the opportunity to strengthen our ties with the wider industry and move one step closer in creating a more colorful future. The ‘Green Steps’ program is now a major part of our culture and core value system at Jotun. The way we interact with the environment and the community at large is very important to understand. With ‘Green Steps,’ our customers are secure that we will never make compromises on high quality, reliability and durability,”
The WFES is the world’s leading annual meeting committed to advancing future energy, energy efficiency and clean technologies by engaging political, business, finance, academic and industry leaders to drive innovation, business and investment opportunities in response to the growing need for sustainable energy. Organizers for this year's event have developed a strategic list of acitivites that include a world class summit, an international exhibition, the Project Village, Roundtable Discussions, Innovate @ WFES, the Young Future Energy Leaders program, corporate meetings and social events.
Founded in 1926 in Norway, Jotun - one of the world's leading paint manufacturers, established its presence in the Middle East in 1974, with Jotun UAE Ltd. Ever since, Jotun has expanded dramatically throughout the region and is the first paint manufacturer to be awarded the ISO 9001 certification.
Jotun has been at the forefront in terms of developing products specifically suited to local conditions. Three decades of experience in the Middle East region, has helped the company produce a variety of conventional and specialized coatings - each incorporating the latest technological developments while offering performance with economy - catering to the various product segments and demands of the different markets. Today, Jotun's diverse product range includes Decorative, Protective, Marine, Floor/Concrete Protection, Powder Coatings and Intumescent Coatings, bearing a solid testament to the company's reputation of being truly a single source solution for clients, consultants and contractors alike.