Today at Apple: Adopting Sustainable Materials


April 25, 2024


Open To Public

Explore the environmental impact of material choices in the creative industries and beyond as we mark Earth Day at Apple Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Our guests will join host Chantal Brocca to discuss the value of honoring the land and your customers through regenerative practices. Includes a Q&A. This event is free, but spots are limited. Reserve your place by registering below.

  • Aisha Al Harmoodi is head of marketing at the Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, leading initiatives that resonate deeply with consumers and vibrant creative communities across the globe.

  • Faysal Tabbarah is an associate professor of architecture in Sharjah and cofounder of design studio Architecture and Other Things. In 2023, he curated the National Pavilion UAE at La Biennale di Venezia.

  • Khaled Shalkha is a multidisciplinary artist and engineer. He founded material design studio Datecrete with his wife, architect Sara Farha, to develop the company’s namesake cement product made from date seeds.

  • Chantal Brocca is an Italian-Sri Lankan multidisciplinary artist, writer, critic, and public speaker. She champions social issues such as sustainability and human rights in the fashion supply chain.

Created in collaboration with Apple. Part of Apple’s Made for Business sessions happening year-round.