Aberdeen firm CCU International is among the 19 net zero-focused companies in the Scottish Government’s delegation to COP 28.
Neil Gray, Scotland’s cabinet secretary for wellbeing economy, fair work and energy, announced this week that a business delegation of 19 Scottish Net Zero-focused companies will be going to the climate conference in the United Arab Emirates.
Mr Gray set revealed plans for the delegation in a visit to the UAE this week ahead of the world climate forum in Dubai next month.
CCU International chief executive, Beena Sharma, told Energy Voice: “We are thrilled by the Scottish Cabinet Secretary’s announcement of the Net Zero Business Delegation for COP28.
“This initiative aligns perfectly with our mission to drive innovation and progress in achieving net zero goals.
“Scotland’s expertise and ambition in the realm of green energy technologies and decarbonisation perfectly complement our vision for a sustainable future.”
‘We see this as a significant opportunity to collaborate’
Beena Sharma’s firm recently landed a six-figure deal with a group led by consumer good multinational Unilever and the Society of Chemical Industry.
Ms Sharma added: “We see this as a significant opportunity to collaborate and showcase our innovative solutions on a global stage.
“Scotland’s commitment to tackling climate change and its emphasis on international cooperation resonates with our values.
“We look forward to being part of this delegation and working together with like-minded organisations to pave the way for a greener, fairer future for all”.
‘COP28 will allow us to reaffirm our commitment to reaching net zero’
The remaining Scottish firms headed to the UAE are; Astroagency, D-CAT, Green Bioactives Limited, Hydrogen Vehicle Systems, Krucial, Nova, Orbital Marine Power, ReVentas, Roslin Technologies, Solariskit, and Sunamp.
Mr Gray commented: “COP28 will allow us to reaffirm our commitment to reaching net zero and to highlight our innovative companies that can help in that delivery.
“This will showcase Scotland as an exciting partner for global businesses to achieve their net zero aspirations.”
He continued: “I look forward to discussing opportunities to strengthen collaboration in a number of areas, including energy transition and our mutual net zero goals.
“Continuing to build trade and investment will play a vital role in helping Scotland build a greener, fairer wellbeing economy and all the benefits that will bring to families, communities and businesses across the country.”