Forum recommends green economy model

Energy Wednesday 17/April/2019 22:14 PM
By: Times News Service
Forum recommends green economy model

Muscat: Adoption of a green economy model for sustainability and development was among the recommendations made by the participants of the 3rd Oman Environment Forum, at its conclusion.
The form also called for establishment of a national economic programme in accordance with the concept of green supply chains management.
The third recommendation was establishment of a national green economy centre to integrate the efforts of the various departments in the field of green economy.
The participants also recommended issuance of environment accountability law, introduction of new accounting systems within the calculation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the national income and establishment of green economy bank at the Arab World level.
Private sector
The participants stressed the necessity for the private sector to adopt development initiatives within the corporate social responsibility to encourage the individuals to contribute to protection of environment through restriction of the use of plastic bags, the support of the efforts of recycling and purchase of existing products designed with the possibility of recycling.
Participants thank HM
Muscat: Participants at the 3rd Oman Environment Forum 2019 sent a cable of thanks and gratitude to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
They expressed their utmost appreciation and gratitude to His Majesty for his royal interest in enhancing efforts of sustainable development to conserve and develop the environment through providing successful means of environment management. The participants hope that the discussions and guiding items of the forum would form a qualitative addition for plans and efforts of transformation towards green economy.
They also hope that such discussions would represent a sincere translation of His Majesty’s directives in the field of conserving natural resources.