About Gulf Organisation for Research and Development
Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD), a member of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, is a non-profit governmental organization established at Doha Qatar. Please refer to GORD’s website at http://www.gord.qa/ . GORD is committed to contribute to the sustainable development of the MENA region, by contribution various professional services to governments, businesses and society at large. GORD’s Centers of Excellence, GORD Institute, GSAS Trust, and GORD Academy, focus on promoting sustainability best practices through:
• Conducting multi-disciplinary applied research (GORD Institute)
• Developing sustainability and green buildings standards (GSAS Trust)
• Engaging in education and outreach activities (GORD Academy)
GORD’s Regional Voluntary Carbon Market Program is operated through Global Carbon Trust (GCT), an initiative that aims to assist the countries in MENA region to make transition to low-carbon economies by supporting the stakeholders of the region in implementing climate actions (low carbon policies, technologies and measures); and facilitating to develop standards for GHG emission reductions for the climate actions (projects and measures) taken by the stakeholders in the region.