KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): Malaysia Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai announced today that Petronas has joined as its premier partner for the World Expo that will take place from Oct 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
In a statement, Malaysia Pavilion said with its aspiration to be a progressive energy and solutions partner, the national energy company’s participation aligns perfectly with the Pavilion’s “Energising Sustainability” theme.
As climate change becomes one of the most important priorities for the global community, Expo 2020 Dubai is a good platform for Petronas to showcase its sustainability aspirations and roadmap to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2020.
“Our partnership with Malaysia Pavilion gives us the opportunity to showcase Petronas’ commitment and holistic approach to sustainability.
“We are embracing the need to chart a more sustainable path forward, and drive the maturity of our environment, social and governance (ESG) practices, as well as realising our Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 aspiration,” Petronas president and group chief executive officer Tengku Muhammad Taufik said.
Themed “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, the World Expo will be participated by 192 countries and organisations.
This quinquennial mega event aims to promote global cooperation, innovation, technological development, human progress and education, and will be held for the first time in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region.
Malaysia’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai is led by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation with Malaysia Green Technology and Climate Change Centre as implementing agency.