Vision and Purpose

SustainableQATAR is an independent, action-based volunteer organization. We are a think and do tank that addresses environmental sustainability in Qatar.

Founded in 2008, SustainableQATAR raises awareness, shares actionable knowledge, encourages connections and collaboration between individuals and groups, and actively engages members of the public, private, and government sectors to take environmental sustainability action.

SustainableQATAR fills an important and much needed niche in information and knowledge sharing and dissemination. SustainableQATAR reaches, serves, and represents a broad spectrum of Qatar society regardless of nationality or status. We believe that the achievement is not only in the interactions with SustainableQATAR, but also in knowing that inspired members leaving Qatar want and do continue to invest time and effort into urgent global climate issues that matter, within families and workplaces, amplifying SustainableQATAR’s impact on climate resilience. SustainableOman is a direct result of expanding SustainableQATAR’s efforts regionally.

VISION

A more sustainable Qatar where the power of one – personal actions and informed consumer decisions – change behaviors and drive regenerative development.

MISSION

Be a catalyst for climate action in Qatar to reverse global warming through information sharing, community engagement, and collaboration to support Qatar fulfill its obligations as a signatory of the 2015 Paris Agreement on a grassroots level.

GOALS

  • empower the community at large by developing ‘mind-changing’ solutions for climate adaptation – not because of natural resources limitations in the desert, but in spite of it.
  • provide a platform for networking to promote collaboration between diverse members of Qatar’s population to enhance environmental sustainability.
  • support the first-ever carbon neutral 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
  • as a signatory to the Paris Agreement, assist Qatar in reducing carbon emissions and contributing to a regenerative future where environmental sustainability becomes the motor for a healthy economy.

Who We Are

SustainableQATAR is an independent think and do tank that raises awareness and creates actionable knowledge to build an educated, connected and engaged community – a more sustainable Qatar.

Why Our Work Matters 

We fully commit to making a difference in as many lives as possible, manifesting our words in our behaviors and actions. Through informed consumer choices we personally contribute to making the world more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable.

Our actionable knowledge combines Ecology, Equality and Equity which, together with strategic sustainability, are the drivers for innovations that will aid Qatar’s transition to a low-carbon knowledge-based economy that creates net-positive strategies to protect its people and fragile environment.

Small things done consistently are the big steps; when everyone participates, change is exponential. SustainableQATAR’s actionable knowledge goes beyond technical solutions and focuses on motivation, behavior and choice. One person at a time.