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    ADGM Initiatives

    About Initiatives

    Driving positive change, driving growth

    ADGM places the highest importance on enacting positive change through all its actions, including the commitment towards diversity, sustainable finance, and national development programmes.

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    Sustainable finance

    ADGM's sustainable finance agenda supports capital formation, raising and deployment, as well as the creation and issuance of products to achieve positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives. Sustainable finance plays a key role in the achievement of these objectives and in meeting global net zero transition targets.

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    Gender equality

    In 2019, ADGM launched a gender equality initiative to strengthen gender equality across all job functions and levels in the workplace. This is in line with the UAE Government’s Vision 2021 of enhancing gender equality in the workplace and the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals. The initiative is based on three programmes: leading by example, working collaboratively, and championing effective change.

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    UAE National Judge Programme

    The ADGM Courts UAE National Judge Programme provides a comprehensive framework and pathway for outstanding Emirati lawyers to advance to the highest level in the legal and justice sector in the UAE.

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    ADGM Academy

    ADGM Academy is a part of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), and was established in order to promote the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as a global financial centre, to develop the economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and make it an attractive environment for financial investments and an effective contributor to the international financial services industry.

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    ADGM Arbitration Centre

    Located between east and west, connecting all corners of the globe, the ADGM Arbitration Centre is a unique digitised space for arbitration hearings and mediations serving the international dispute resolution community in every way possible, in line with international best practices.

    The Centre offers state-of-the-art amenities and services, utilising sophisticated technology for virtual, hybrid and physical hearings, mediations, and meetings.

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