• Masdar signs partnership agreement to support a range of non-profit initiatives, which includes: Wanna Read?, Beacon of Hope, Mangroves 4 Mankind, and MorEquity
• Circle of Hope was founded by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan to oversee her non-profit social enterprises
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; April 04, 2021: Masdar today announced a joint partnership with Circle of Hope, an organization founded by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. The partnership aims to help educate and empower women and youth and to combat climate change across the UAE and beyond. The agreement was signed by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Founder of Circle of Hope and Mohammed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar during a virtual signing ceremony.
Masdar’s support through the partnership extends to: Wanna Read? which provides reading areas within paediatric wards across the UAE; Beacon of Hope, an organization dedicated to providing innovative educational materials for impoverished children from around the world; Mangroves 4 Mankind, which conserves and restores mangrove ecosystems around the world, aiming to plant 150,000 trees this year; and finally, MorEquity, a platform that enables women in professional development.
Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Founder of Circle of Hope said, “We are pleased that Masdar has chosen to partner with Circle of Hope. Our shared vision of empowering women and the youth, while simultaneously providing sustainable solutions within the community and beyond will contribute to enhanced development for our nation and, in turn, the world. With the support of Masdar, we will harness our combined strengths to positively impact the lives of those we serve and the environment.”
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar added “Circle of Hope is committed to positively impacting women and youth, both here in the United Arab Emirates and abroad. This objective aligns with Masdar’s vision for a sustainable future for all. We are honoured to partner with Circle of Hope on its vital initiatives, which will make a difference to the lives of those in society that need our help.”
In addition to supporting, educating and empowering those in need, the partnership between Circle of Hope and Masdar will provide a diverse platform of opportunities for Masdar employees to actively participate in each initiative, through event attendance and volunteering.
Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar is advancing the commercialization and deployment of renewable energy, sustainable urban development and clean technologies to address global sustainability challenges. Wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company, the strategic investment company of the Government of Abu Dhabi, our mandate is to help maintain the UAE’s leadership in the global energy sector, while supporting the diversification of both its economy and energy sources for the benefit of future generations. Today, Masdar is active in more than 30 countries, including the UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Mauritania, Egypt, Morocco, the UK, the US, Australia, Spain, Serbia, India, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, and many more.
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About Circle of Hope
With an overarching focus on sustainability, Circle of Hope impacts youth and women by encouraging literacy, promoting a culture of philanthropy and empowerment through education and combats climate change through the conserving and restoring mangrove ecosystems in every coastal city around the world.