Dubai is set to host the first 100 percent environmentally sustainable rock concert with a net zero carbon footprint on November 15. Rock the World/Save the Planet has been created by Neutral Fuels, and is part of the company's plan to help people understand how we can create a post-carbon world. It will take place at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.
What claims to be the first 100 percent environmentally sustainable rock concert by Neutral Fuels is coming to Dubai, and it promises to have a net-zero carbon footprint. Kicking off all the carbon-free jams on Friday November 15 from 7pm onwards, ‘Rock the World-Save the Planet’ has partnered up with One Tree Planted.
Mr Feilder is behind the UAE’s first homegrown initiative to turn waste cooking oil into biofuel, on which the entirety of the country’s fleet of McDonald’s vehicles runs.
Entirely self-funded, the company was grown when Mr Feilder, who has already sold five companies and taken two public was being consulted by the Dubai Economic Department in 2009 to look at ways to lower the carbon footprint of the emirate’s logistics sector.
Dubai-based waste to biofuel company Neutral Fuels announced it has been accepted onto the Mohammed bin Rashid Innovation Fund Accelerator (MBRIFA), a programme established by the UAE Ministry of Finance to accelerate the expansion of innovative businesses. Neutral Fuels is one of seven companies chosen from 159 applications across 29 companies for the fund accelerator. Read more on Biofuels International.
For the second consecutive year Neutral Fuels has been awarded the Golden Shield in Sustainability and a Certificate of Excellence from the Arab Organisation for Social Responsibility. Karl Feilder, CEO and Chairman of Neutral Fuels, said, “Last year when we won the Golden Shield for the first time I felt more pride and humility than any other accolade I’ve ever received. This year I feel even prouder because this second award demonstrates that others really understand that our sustainability mission is itself sustainable.
Founder and Chairman of The Neutral Group, Karl W. Feilder has won the title of ‘Gamechanger of The Year’ in the ACQ5 Global Awards 2018, and the group’s subsidiary, Neutral Fuels, bagged ‘Company of the year (diversity energy sources)’ and ‘Sustainable company of the year.’
CEO of Neutral Fuels, Karl Feilder, speaks to Dubai Eye 103.8 about Neutral Fuels’ local-local-local business model and revenue growth. They also discuss whether or not electric cars are a threat to the biofuel industry.
Enoc recently announced that it has introduced a new green fuel for diesel engines in the UAE.
Biodiesel 5 is a clean fuel produced from vegetable oil, waste cooking oil and animal oil/fats, which has proven to reduce carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions. The introduction of Biodiesel has been a pioneering move across many countries around the globe, especially in Europe where the product has been mandated to meet national greenhouse reduction targets.
It’s now over a quarter of a century since the United Nations met at the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit and pledged to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. And how are we doing? Every year since then, global greenhouse gas emissions have risen. This article by Karl W Feilder, founder and CEO of Neutral Fuels, was originally published in Entrepreneur Middle East.
After almost a decade making biofuels in the fossil fuel capital of the world, with no subsidies, no carbon credits, no tax incentives but simple, respectful support from our government, we have reached a stark conclusion - the only sustainable way to make biofuel is to make it from waste. Neutral Fuel’s CEO, Karl W Feilder, sheds more insight into the biofuel market in the Middle East and internationally.