Through a partnership with Alliances for Global Sustainability, Borouge is contributing to realising the UAE’s
national strategy for sustainable development and promotion of a circular economy

New partnership to identify environmentally sustainable practices at Borouge facilities

Agreement to strengthen both partners’ commitment to recycling and reprocessing of polymers opportunities

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – January 20, 2022:  Borouge, a leading petrochemical company
providing innovative, value-creating polyolefin solutions, has entered into an agreement with the
Alliances for Global Sustainability (AGS), to support the UAE’s ambitions of adopting a circular
economy. AGS is led by Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and facilitates
partnerships between corporate entities, to generate innovative business models which enable
environmental sustainability and circularity in all forms.

The agreement deepens collaboration between both parties to combat sustainability challenges and
untap the positive potential of polymer products. Under the terms of the agreement, Borouge will
leverage the innovation, research, and development expertise of its world-class Borouge Innovation
Centre, to promote and explore opportunities for the adoption of a circular economy in the UAE.

The new partnership will also identify opportunities for targeted initiatives and campaigns which
enhance community awareness about environmental best practices in waste management and

In her remarks on the MoU signing, Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Founder and
CEO of Alliances for Global Sustainability (AGS) said, “Partnerships and collaboration between
all stakeholders are crucial in addressing global sustainability challenges. Our work with
Borouge has the potential to drive greater energy and water efficiency, as well as targeting
carbon emissions and progressing the transition to a circular economy."

Hazeem Sultan Al Suwaidi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge) commented: “It
gives us great pleasure to partner with the Alliances for Global Sustainability, to address
global issues such as climate change, barriers to the adoption of circular economies, and
spur positive behaviours within the community. We share a common goal of actively
overcoming challenges facing the UAE, which is home to millions of people from all walks of

“Our belief is that through the concerted efforts of Borouge, partners, stakeholders and the
community, we will secure a brighter future for the UAE and our planet.” added Al Suwaidi.
The latest partnership will also build on joint resources and untap additional circular economy
opportunities in Abu Dhabi.​

About Borouge
A joint venture between ADNOC and Borealis, Borouge is a leading petrochemicals company that provides innovative
plastics solutions for the energy, infrastructure, mobility, packaging, healthcare and agriculture industries. Following the fourth world–scale expansion, Borouge will become the world's largest single-site polyolefin complex by 2025, with an overall production capacity of 6.4 million tonnes annually.

For further information, please contact:
REHAB OMAR ATEEQ, Vice President Global Communications, Borouge
T +971 50 786 9000,

About Alliances for Global Sustainability (AGS):
AGS serves as the platform that facilitates partnerships by linking business and government entities, generating innovative business models whilst enabling and ensuring sustainability in all forms. AGS’ vision is to pioneer sustainability and circularity through collaborative, stakeholder, partnerships.

For further information, please contact:
NEVIN HAREB, Head of Communications, Alliances for Global Sustainability
T +971 2 444 4356 | M: +971 50 707 8054 |