Dubai Properties Group to Unite Over 17,000 Stakeholders in Support of Earth Hour 2010

Published March 23rd, 2010 - 01:00 GMT

Dubai Properties Group (DPG), a member of Dubai Holding, today announced it will call on over 17,000 stakeholders including customers, residents, retailers, suppliers and contractors to participate in Earth Hour 2010, marking the company’s second consecutive year of participation in the vital global initiative.


On Saturday 27 March, hundreds of millions of people around the world will come together to call for action on climate change by turning off their lights for one hour and among them will be conscientious residents of  DPG communities. 


DPG has informed and engaged its stakeholders throughout Dubai to participate in 60 minutes of darkness in support of Earth Hour 2010.  In addition, DPG’s headquarters in Dubai Knowledge Village will turn off its lights from 8:30pm - 9:30 pm. while the iconic destination The Walk @ Jumeirah Beach Residence will dim

all 326 street lights as a sign of its commitment to the environment.


Khalid Al Malik, Group Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Properties Group said: “At DPG, we have made a significant commitment to protecting the environment.  We anticipate that with the support of our valued stakeholders we will have a tremendous impact on this very important initiative.  We are delighted to participate in this global event with the aim of sending a strong message on the importance of respecting and preserving our environment.


In 2009, Earth Hour witnessed the participation of nearly one billion people across 4,100 cities in 87 countries.  In 2010 DPG and its stakeholders will join the fight against global warming.


As a builder of diversified communities, Dubai Properties Group seeks to connect people and support a diverse strata of the society through community-oriented activities. DPG continuously endeavors to host events and activities that engage and support the community in which we live and work.

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