Aramco’s Abqaiq Plants Operations Department won the first place, Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) the second place and Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) the third place in the King Khalid Sustainability Award.
Winners of the prestigious King Khalid Awards were announced recently by Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Chair of the King Khalid Award Commission, and Chair of the Board of Trustees.
The sustainability award is presented to private sector entities for their innovative approach to sustainability across social, economic and environmental dimensions in the kingdom.
Non-Profit Excellence Award
The King Khalid Non-Profit Excellence Award, given to registered non-profit organisations under the National Centre for the Non-Profit Sector, in recognition of their outstanding administrative performance and adherence to best practices in serving their beneficiaries, were awarded to the following:
First Place: Al Mawaddah Society for Family Development
Second Place: Charitable Association for Orphans Care in Eastern Region (Benaa)
Third Place: Charitable Health Society for Patients Care (Enayah)
The winners of The King Khalid Development Partners Award, in recognition for initiatives in sustainable socio-economic development in the kingdom, were:
First Place: Faheem Educational Platform "Faheem"
Second Place: Al-Haramain Electronic Quran for the Visually Impaired "Tarteel"
Third Place: Shabab Mujtamaie Endowments Company "Shabab Mujtamaie"
Prince Faisal said: “The kingdom is making rapid progress towards leadership and is achieving its developmental, economic, and social goals under the visionary leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his Crown Prince within the framework of Saudi Vision 2030."
He added: "The King Khalid Foundation draws its values from the illustrious legacy of a leader we deeply respect for his achievements and contributions across all domains. Since its launch in 2008, the King Khalid Award has illuminated our nation, empowering individuals and recognising excellence in private sector sustainability, non-profit organisations' administrative performance, and innovative social development initiatives."
The King Khalid Foundation has remained steadfast in its commitment to achieving long-term sustainable development. Its work continues to serve as an exemplary model of how to fulfil aspirations, meet societal needs and expectations, and promote positive change.--TradeArabia News Service