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ENGIE First Ambassador of France’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

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ENGIE First Ambassador of France’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

A leader in the energy revolution and flagship of French industrial excellence, ENGIE will be the First Ambassador of France’s Pavilion, showcasing its solutions to transform energy use and its work towards sustainable mobility.

From 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021, The UAE’s Expo 2020 Dubai will be themed “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, based around three interwoven subthemes of opportunity, mobility and sustainability.

During Expo 2020 Dubai, the mission of France’s Pavilion is to promote French heritage, with all its human, philosophical, artistic, cultural and entrepreneurial wealth, but also present its innovative science and technologies.

Smart Cities and Sustainable Mobility
A major international player in energy and mobility, ENGIE will be the First Ambassador of France’s Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Throughout the 24 weeks of the Expo, the Group will present its many technological innovations to support sustainable cities and connected environments. Digitally enabled, these solutions are revolutionising energy use, and working towards cleaner, connected, autonomous and shared mobility.

With an expected 25 million visits and 190 participating countries, Expo 2020 Dubai will offer France a unique arena to showcase its vision of ecological and inclusive transition.

Isabelle Kocher, ENGIE’s CEO, declared: ”At a time when cities and nations are increasingly turning to zero-carbon, ENGIE, a leading energy transition Group, is placing its know-how at the service of this transformation. Thanks to our expertise in the production of low-carbon energy and sustainable mobility, we are offering citizens a better quality of life and helping them to reduce their carbon footprint. We are proud to be associated with France’s Pavilion to highlight French industrial excellence and know-how in favour of more harmonious progress.”

ENGIE is a pioneering partner of the region for the development of the private water and power market. ENGIE, through its various affiliates, has been present in the GCC for 30 years. In 2003, it established its regional head office in Dubai, from which today it oversees a geographical scope that spans the Middle East, South and Central Asia, and Turkey.

Partnership of Excellence
France’s Pavilion will relay our country’s public policy in terms of support for innovation and sustainable development. It will promote the technological innovations of private and public partners in France’s Pavilion, by showcasing an educational and collaborative way. In this way, it will boost France’s industrial and touristic appeal.

For Erik Linquier, President of COFREX (Compagnie Française des Expositions) and General Commissioner of France’s Pavilion: “It is with great pride that we welcome an exemplary international group like ENGIE as our first Ambassador of France’s Pavilion. With its expertise and drive in innovation, we are setting out on a partnership of excellence that will promote French know-how along the line of the One Planet Summit.”

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