Sarah El Battouty is the founder of ECOnsult, an award-winning architecture and environmental strategy company aimed to change the way buildings are made in Egypt. Their mission is to make affordable green buildings that save energy, water, and materials, not only accommodating the needs of the business, but also the community that surrounds the structure. ECOnsult does this by creating partnerships with local and affordable supply chains, employing local labor for projects, and using up to 70% recycled materials in interior designs. As the only company in Egypt pioneering a sustainable, localized design model, ECOnsult is also proud to be an equal pay certified, women-owned company with staff that is 50% women in a male-dominated sector.
El Battouty’s business supports the following SDGs:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
GOAL 13: Climate Action