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Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh Takes Part in the 1st SCCEE International Virtual Conference

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh Takes Part in the 1st SCCEE International Virtual Conference

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh: Innovation
is the only path for nations’ progress in the knowledge era

AMMAN – HE Dr. Talal
Abu-Ghazleh, founder and chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global),
has participated in the First Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
(SCCEE) International Virtual Conference entitled ‘Building the Future -
Innovations and Challenges in Sustainable Civil Engineering’.

In his statement He stressed
the importance of innovation as the only way for nations’ advancement in the
knowledge era the world is currently going through. He added that innovation
has been his goal and objective throughout his life and his business journey,
pointing out that every humanbeing has only two options: either to innovate or

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh also stated
that “Change is the only constant”, and the civil engineering field is no
exception to this, as while tools have evolved, needs and circumstances have
differed. That is in addition to the emergence of new methods of construction,
which require holding conferences on innovation in civil engineering.

Moreover, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh
recalled his role in the first United Nations Initiative during (1991-1996) on
climate change in his tenure as the Chair of the United Nations
Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of
Accounting and Reporting (UNISAR). The Initiative’s report concluded that it is
important to take action to address climate change which is considered the
greatest threat the world faces today.

Therefore, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh
stressed the urgent need to change our use of traditional construction methods
in favor of more ecologically friendly ones, employ renewable and recyclable
resources, and avoid traditional materials whose extraction produces
significant harmful emissions.

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh underlined
the need to design our buildings to become environmentally friendly; to
enhances health and resilience; and help reduce negative impact on the natural

In light of this, he concluded
by saying that enormous challenges face this field, but creativity could
positively and effectively overcome all of them.

At the end of his
participation, and in his capacity as the Honorary Chair of the Consortium for
Sustainable Urbanization (CSU), Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh expressed his pride in the new
generation of engineers for their dedication to learning and acquiring the
necessary skills on their journey of change.

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