Dubai has recently been named one of the top 10 cities for green building. The city ranked eight on the list with 'green building efficiency and performance' scoring high, beating Beijing and Shanghai.
Paris, Singapore and London were ranked as the top three.
City-wide green building landscape, building efficiency and performance, green building policies and targets and green city culture and environment are the four methods for assessing the greenness of the city.
Sydney, Tokyo, Hong Kong and New York followed the top three.
This follows Dubai's plans of becoming a green city of 2020.