Oman Sustainability Week to Support Oman’s 2040 Vision of a Diverse Economy and Sustainable Living
Jan 10, 2021

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Oman Sustainability Week is being launched through a collaboration between Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), be’ah, Omanexpo and Ubar Conferences.

Oman Sustainability Week (OSW) is a national platform that aims to highlight Oman’s commitment to sustainability leadership through innovative strategies aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and engage the national development stakeholders to present Oman as a new model for sustainable development. Bringing together key stakeholders – policy makers, sustainability experts and industry leaders - the event comprises of a weeklong series of activities that includes:

• OSW Expo – Open to both business professionals and consumers, the three-day exhibition will showcase a broad array of both international and Omani businesses who offer both products and services to facility sustainable living.

• ISRTC Conference – The International Sustainability Resources & Technology Conference (ISRTC) aims to connect local and global stakeholders across academia, industry, and public sector to foster constructive debate and enhance cross-collaboration while the three-day conference is based on a scientific program focused on many areas such as sustainable resource management, circular economy, and environmental responsibility.

• OSW Awards – This prestigious awards ceremony will recognise both businesses and individuals for their contribution to sustainable living in the Sultanate of Oman.

• OSW Site Visits – Excursions will allow individuals to gain a first-hand insight to some of the existing sustainable projects with the Sultanate of Oman.

Oman Vision 2040 seeks to elevate the Sultanate to the position of advanced nations. The economy and development of Oman is heavily dependent on oil and gas resources accounting for 68% to 85% of government revenue. Hence, the major role of the energy sector to contribute to the future sustainability and diversity of the economy will be a key highlight of Oman Sustainability Week.

PDO is proud to be playing a leading role in collaboration with valued partners in this prestigious event which will provide a platform to shed light on the key topic of sustainable development.

“Sustainability for PDO is about operating safely, responsibly and efficiently to deliver lasting economic benefits to our stakeholders and the whole of Oman while mitigating our impact on the environment and wider society. This means behaving in a way which engenders public consent, trust and respect and provides a platform for sustainable economic growth.

After all, we only succeed if the communities in which we operate succeed.”

Sheikh Mohammed Al Harthy, Executive Vice President-Strategic Development Sector at be’ah said, “We are delighted to host the International Sustainability, Resources & Technology Conference (ISRTC) 2021 here in Oman to discuss a wide variety of topics regarding major environmental issues. This conference is an excellent platform designed for experts and professionals specialized in environmental sustainability and circular economy.” He added, “ISRTC will focus on Sustainable Development Goals and the future of resource management; shedding light on INDUSTRY 4.0 and the latest technological solutions that minimizes damage on the environment.”

Oman Sustainability Week will provide a forum for international and local knowledge, investment opportunities and best practices in sustainability in relation to the energy, water, and environment prospects.

Oman Sustainability Week will foster a lasting legacy in the business community and residents in shifting the culture towards a sustainable lifestyle and development that will aid towards meeting the commitment in 2030 SDGs and 2040 Oman vision specifically the economy and development theme

Oman Sustainability Week will take place between 29th November to 1st December 2021. For more information visit