About Us

Sustainable Mena

“The Gateway to Green Technologies, Products and Services in the Middle East and North Africa region”

 

Sustainable Mena is a unique platform for the Middle East and North Africa region offering Businesses and general public  networking tools and relevant information related to Sustainability. Our main feature is the  Green Directory, an interactive, user-friendly database accessible to all; and together with other important features such as the Green Network and the Green Events Calendar makes Sustainable Mena the one-stop source for sustainability.

 

WHO WE ARE

In 2009  Goumbook, launched the only online green directory dedicated to the Middle East.

Building on the former Green Directory  today  Goumbook launches Sustainable Mena,  a complete Sustainability platform,  inviting all to actively participate, share interests  and use synergies  to fulfill our common goals  towards Sustainability.
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OUR MISSION

Our Mission

Sustainable Mena is a great resource for locating sustainable businesses, giving exposure and recognition for their  own green and sustainable efforts, and advertising their products and services.

We list businesses, Government Institutions, NGO’s, charities and media sources among other entities promoting sustainability.

Our mission is to help consumers, retailers and manufacturers interact and source products, services and materials consolidating green information on products, services, and sustainable solutions specifically relevant and available in the UAE and across the Region.

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OUR VISION

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Our vision is to grow into the main reference for environmentally conscious people and businesses across the MENA Region.

We envision the MENA Region to become a place where economic development is based on shared, efficient and sustainable use of natural resources, therefore our desire to create a resource for a new global community focused on environmental responsibility, uniting environmental experts, organizations, businesses and consumers from the Region.

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CRITERIA STATEMENT:

All listings are approved before they can enter the directory.

At Sustainable Mena we do not claim to be an accrediting body but over the past 6 years we have built a strong base of expert contacts with whom we liaise when monitoring our listings credentials.

 

We have 3 levels of verification :

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Basic: First level of Verification
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Medium:   Accomplishment of Sustainable Mena’s standards
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Advanced: Highest level guaranteed by an audit

 

We do accept most businesses which have been granted appropriate status with various accrediting bodies for environmentally preferable products as well as businesses accredited with specific certification bodies.

Our Team checks companies’ details and credentials. We look at each case individually and make a judgment according to our own standards, avoiding listing companies which use “green wash” rather than moving genuinely towards environmental sustainability. We evaluate every business that lists on our Green Directory to give our visitors peace of mind. We only list products and services that we would proudly use ourselves.

 We reserve the right to:
– Refuse submission for any violation of our guidelines or other justified reasons.
– Alter title, descriptions and keywords.
– Move your listing to most relevant categories.

We do not guarantee:
– Definite inclusion to our directory.
– Results, sales, conversions or traffic.

 

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