Spotlight by Fady Jameel

In this thought leader series, 'Spotlight', Fady Jameel, Deputy President and Vice Chairman, Abdul Latif Jameel, takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most pressing issues.

In these articles Fady considers the challenges we face and examines the policies, technologies, approaches being utilized.  He'll also talk to the people involved in formulating the solutions and making a difference -  both from within Abdul Latif Jameel, Community Jameel and from industry, science and academia. 


January 26, 2023 | Dubai, UAE

9 mins

Packaging a problem

The packaging industry is worth more than a trillion dollars per year globally, and with e-commerce extending the supply chain from the extraction of raw materials to the hands of the consumer, it has never been more important to the functioning of the global economy. But in sustainability terms, packaging is a problem.

December 14, 2022 | Dubai, UAE

9 mins

Fighting food waste

Around 10% of the world’s population suffers from inadequate nutrition – that’s some 800 million people.  Approximately 48 million of these people face acute hunger, with accompanying risks of starvation and death.