Overview Jurisdiction Al Reem Expansion Authorities Initiatives ADGM Academy Arbitration Centre Overview Business areas Setting up Operating in Public registers Legal framework Regulation Awareness Collaboration Ecosystem ADGM Sustainable Media News Events Spotlight Podcasts Publications Support Make an enquiry Whistleblowing FAQs
A platform that offers limitless opportunities and paves the way for a brighter future

Abu Dhabi boasts first-class infrastructure and unparalleled global connectivity, making it a premier international destination. Its exceptional qualities make it an ideal location to live, work, and conduct business.

Read about Abu Dhabi's lifestyle
Latest initiatives ADGM Announces Incentive Initiative for Existing Al Reem Island Businesses Transitioning to ADGM ADGM Marks Its Presence on Al Reem by Hosting its First Community Event on the Island
Providing an environment that empowers the future

A financial centre that provides transparency, efficiency, and integrity, through its progressive frameworks, future focused infrastructure, all within a familiar independent legal jurisdiction – ADGM is the perfect platform for success.

Find out how to set up in ADGM
Latest news 24 French Asset Management Firms With $1.6 Trillion AUM Convene for Second UAE – France Investor Meetup ADGM's Financial Regulator fines Sarwa Digital Wealth (Capital) Limited USD 122,500 for making an Offer of Securities in ADGM without Approved Prospectus
Preserve our economies and environment for future generations

ADGM, the centre for a transparent and thriving sustainable finance ecosystem.

More about our Sustainability vision
Highlights ADGM, the Region's Leading Climate Finance Hub, Announces its Role as Principal Partner at COP28 ADGM Implements its Sustainable Finance Regulatory Framework
Stay up-to-date with our wide range of available resources

Our community of business professionals, entrepreneurs, and investors can depend on ADGM to provide timely news and reliable insights.

Read our latest news articles
Upcoming events FSRA Supervision Outreach Session ADGM's 4th Annual FATCA and CRS Awareness Session LINK Networking Series
We are here to help

At ADGM, we offer various support options, including contact details, FAQs, enquiry forms, and a whistleblowing form.

View available support options
Some of our FAQ topics
  • Getting started
  • Foundations regime
  • Resolution for incorporation
  • Existing auditors
  • New auditors
  • ACCESSADGM
  • Announcement

    service

    Second round of signatories on Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance declaration

    ADGM 15/01/2020
    Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum 2020
    • ADGM-pioneered Declaration to ensure sustainability of UAE economy
    • 11 additional entities join the commitment to advancing UAE sustainability agenda

    11 additional private and public UAE entities signed the pioneering Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration, signifying their joint commitment in promoting the health, sustainability and development of the UAE’s economy. Championed by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the declaration underwent its inaugural round of signatories at last year’s inaugural ADSFF. The declaration’s saw the second round of signatories during the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum this year, held in conjunction with Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

    The objectives of the declaration include developing a collaborative framework that incorporates and fosters sustainable investments in Abu Dhabi, the UAE and the wider region. As part of the declaration, the UAE Insurance Authority, the Central Bank, the Securities and Commodities Authority and ADGM will play a facilitative role in working with the members to boost investment flows and support the various agreed provisions.

    The various signatories of the declaration have forged their commitment to furthering the UAE’s sustainability footprint and ensuring the longevity of the UAE’s economy. The authorities’ dedication to the adherence of sustainable practices being placed at the forefront of their respective strategic agendas was highlighted in the declaration. ADGM has initiated the establishment of the declaration as a physical representation of its commitment to collaborating with other prominent public and private entities in support of the UAE Vision 2021 and the UAE Green Agenda.

    The declaration also outlines the various entities’ efforts made towards creating a framework that fosters green investments in the UAE and facilitates a constructive dialogue regarding sustainable finance among the financial community. To actively encourage sustainable practices within the UAE’s financial sector, the signatories of the declaration will encourage educational opportunities, raise awareness, foster cooperation between relevant stakeholders and ensure regular meetings to assess and track their relative progress.

    HE Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh

    ADSFF hosted a myriad of speakers, including H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Minister of State and Chairman of ADGM; The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman William Russell; Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, CEO of Alliances for Global Sustainability and Founder of the Circle of Hope Foundation; H.E. Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment; Laurent Fabius, President of the COP21; H.E. Salama Al Ameemi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Authority for Social Contribution (Ma’an); Ahmed Jasim Al Zaabi, Group CFO of ADNOC Group, and many other world leaders.

    Amidst the key addresses, panel discussions and live ceremonies held at the forum, ADGM also made a number of key announcements during the event, in addition to the second round of signatories of the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration, such as the progress made to Abu Dhabi’s Sustainable Finance Agenda and the reveal of the newly published UAE Sustainable Finance Guiding Principles.

    APPENDIX: Second Round of Signatories of the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration

    1. Department of Energy
    2. Department of Municipalities and Transport
    3. Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation
    4. Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi
    5. Standard Chartered Bank
    6. Lazard
    7. Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
    8. Ma'an Authority for Social Contribution
    9. Insurance Authority
    10. Abu Dhabi University
    11. Alliances for Global Sustainability
    For more details, download the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration.

     

    For further enquiries, please contact:
    Rawand AlQadi
    Email: rawand.alqadi@adgm.com
    Telephone: +971 2 333 8858
    Mobile: +971 56 177 9653

    Creating a sustainable finance ecosystem in ADGM