Are we ready to welcome the green building regulations?

  • January 31, 2017

By Marcos Bish, Managing Director, Summertown Interiors The Green Building regulations, first established by the Dubai Municipality in 2008, will finally be made mandatory for the private sector in early 2014. While this is a welcome introduction in the UAE’s sustainability charter, are we, as an industry, ready yet? Have we educated ourselves enough? Are

Don’t just be environmentally friendly – keep that practice going!

  • January 31, 2017

By Shakeela Moosa, General Manager – Operations, Summertown Interiors We recently shared a post on our new integrated CSR strategy and the benefits we are already seeing as part of implementing this approach. What has really got us motivated lately are results of some basic measures we implemented to reduce our water consumption at our Jebel Ali

My Internship with Summertown Interiors

  • June 10, 2016

By Benedict Brenninkmeijer, student, University of St Andrews How did I end up working for Summertown Interiors? The process started when I decided to take time out from my studies at the University of St Andrews to attain first-hand experience within the sustainability industry.  My course, Sustainable Development, is extremely broad and is going to