Prince Alwaleed receives top ‘green’ award
Riyadh, October 16, 2012
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), recently received the Leadership Award for Green Schools by the Saudi Green Buildings Forum (SGB).
He received this award for his support to Kingdom Schools in creating a safe and healthy environment for children which is critical for their development.
Faisal Alfadl, secretary general of the Saudi Green Buildings Forum, presented the award to Prince Alwaleed, during the meeting that took place at the Prince’s office in Riyadh.
The SGB forum also aims to certify the first eco-friendly school under the Leed initiative to develop a platform for other schools globally.
The meeting was attended by Dr Nasser Al-Mulhem, Kingdom Schools general director; Heba Fatani, senior executive manager of corporate communications department; Dr Nahla Nasser Alanbar, private executive assistant to the chairman; Intisar Al Yamani, executive manager, corporate communications department; and Husam AlSuliman, executive assistant to the chairman.
The award was also presented to Talal Ibrahim Al Maiman, the chairman of the board of Kingdom Schools and executive director for development and domestic investments and KHC board member.
“Kingdom Schools is the first to adapt the concept of basic sustainability elements (people, land & economy).”
“This important achievement brings us closer to reality, and reflects Prince Alwaleed’s vision to provide only the best of what can be offered in the field of education for our future Saudi leaders.” – TradeArabia News Service