KSA ENTITIES

Saudi Aramco

 

 

  • Fuel and engine formulations

    The greatest opportunity to reduce emissions from tomorrow’s automotive sector comes from developing innovative fuel formulations and efficient internal combustion engine technologies today.
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  • Aramco to unlock the potential of non-metallic materials growth opportunities

    Saudi Aramco will pursue the Non-Metallic Growth opportunities by unlocking its broad range of potential, aligned with its growth strategy covering the oil and gas sector as well as automotive, building & construction, packaging, and renewable sectors.
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  • Taking a strong role at Clean Fuels Symposium in Beijing

    Saudi Aramco was the sponsor of the recent Clean Fuels for Future High Efficiency Engines Symposium in Beijing, China. Part of the annual Society of Automotive Engineers International Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants meeting, the symposium focused on peer relations for automotive original equipment manufacturers, trade associations, national laboratories, and automotive solution companies.
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  • Carbon management

    Energy is an essential enabler of human progress. Advancing human progress and economic development while tackling the global climate issue is the great challenge of our time.n essential enabler of human progress. Advancing human progress and economic development while tackling the global climate issue is the great challenge of our time.
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  • Converge

    With Converge polyols, we aim to meet global demand for more sustainable chemicals products while reducing our impact on the environment – and all while providing valuable performance characteristics.
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  • Promoting biodiversity

    Contrary to what may be expected from a desert region Saudi Arabia has large, unspoiled natural areas with high biodiversity.

    The Kingdom is home to different climates from region to region, and a variety of habitats, including marine, coastal, desert, valleys and mountain ecosystems.

    Our operations span the breadth of the Kingdom’s environmental zones — so the protection and preservation of our natural environment for future generations is vital to our continued success.
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  • Shaybah Wildlife Sanctuary

    Deep in the Rub’ al-Khali – the Kingdom’s Empty Quarter – something remarkable has happened. Three Arabian species, which were on the brink of extinction, are once again roaming freely across their homeland.
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  • Aramco impresses in Detroit auto show debut

    The internal combustion engine is here to stay, so efforts to cut global emissions must focus on increasing the fuel efficiency.
     
    That was one of the central messages delivered by the team from Aramco’s Detroit Research Center exhibiting at the city’s annual North American International Auto Show earlier this month.

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SABIC

  • SABIC Sustainability Report

    Sustainability is a foundational element of SABIC’s 2025 strategy, bringing financial value for shareholders, business resilience, inspired employees, stronger communities, and environmental stewardship. The second batch of carbon credits come shortly after the release of SABIC’s 2017 Sustainability Report, charting SABIC’s sustainability achievements from across the globe.
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  • SABIC to join Saudi ministerial delegation to UN high-level political forum on sustainable development

    SABIC will be part of a Saudi Arabian delegation, led by the Ministry of Economy and Planning, to the upcoming High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development at the UN headquarters in New York from July 9 to 18.
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  • United Nations issue second carbon credits to SABIC

    SABIC received the second issuance of carbon credits from the United Nations for a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project at its Al-Bayroni manufacturing affiliate – maintaining the company’s achievement of being the only organization in Saudi Arabia to receive the sought-after credits.
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  • SABIC highlights support to downstream industries at GCC sustainability conference, sees SMEs as key to job creation

    Going by world experience, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), are what drive the economies of most economically successful countries, creating jobs that are meaningful and sustainable, said Sultan Bin Battal, SABIC Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Planning, while addressing a sustainability conference organized by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) in Dubai on October 12.
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  • SABIC workshop discusses Saudi Arabia’s report on fulfilling sustainable development goals 

     SABIC hosted a workshop at the SABIC Academy in Riyadh on February 26 to review the preparations being made to draft a national report on the progress made by Saudi Arabia towards fulfilling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • SABIC sustainability report gets global recognition

    SABIC has been recognized as a leader in global sustainability reporting by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), an organization of over 200 major businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.
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  • UNGC principles

    SABIC’s cooperation in the UNGC principles within its selected plants
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  • SABIC demonstrates commitment to sustainable development at WEF with iconic structure, icehouse™

    For the third consecutive year, SABIC is displaying a concept of an energy-efficient, quick to construct, and reusable building at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, from January 23 to 26, demonstrating the company’s commitment to invest heavily in innovative sustainability projects.
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  • SABIC Home of Innovation™ annual meeting of participants welcomes nine new global companies to help promote localization

    SABIC Home of Innovation™ held its annual meeting of participants in Riyadh on May 10, when nine more global companies entered into strategic relationships with SABIC to promote the introduction of industry-leading technologies into Saudi Arabia, create new jobs, and help the ongoing localization drive.
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  • SABIC highlights contributions to sustainability at panel discussion on “energy in KSA” during high level political forum

    SABIC highlighted its contribution and commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency at a panel discussion on “Energy in KSA,” held on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations-sponsored High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York on July 13.
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  • SABIC attends HLPF on sustainable development at UN

    SABIC is representing the Saudi private sector in the Kingdom’s delegation that is participating in the “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies forum”.
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KAUST

  • Providing solutions to climate change

    An international team of world-leading experts in marine science, geo-engineering and climate change modelling has found evidence that a combination of marine-based solutions to climate change could significantly reduce the problem while enhancing conservation of marine ecosystems.
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  • A truly global challenge 

    Amphibalanus improvisus was first described by Charles Darwin in 1854 in one of many monographs commissioned by the Ray Society of London.
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  • Reef corals have endured since the ‘age of dinosaurs’ and may survive global warming

    The relationship between corals and the micro-algae that enable them to build reefs is considerably older and more diverse than previously assumed, according to an international team of scientists.
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  • Basking in a quantum efficiency glow

    New houses could soon deliver on a long-awaited promise and incorporate windows or roof tiles that harvest solar energy, research conducted at KAUST suggests.
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  • Thin films for more efficient solar cells

    The efficiency of solar cells can be increased by thin-film contacts developed by researchers at KAUST.
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  • Later tropical blooms could affect marine life

    Monitoring phytoplankton abundance could help to identify areas in the oceans that are susceptible to the impacts of climate change, suggest KAUST researchers.
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  • Microbial communities have a seasonal shake-up

    Seasonal changes in turbulence and nutrient availability are shown to shape microbial communities in the Red Sea.
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  • High salinity protects corals from heat stress

    Scientists have long suspected that corals living in very salty water can also tolerate higher water temperatures, but the link has never been verified.
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  • Giving seagrass its due

    Seagrass meadows play a crucial role in reducing coastal erosion, making their conservation key for combating rising sea levels due to climate change.
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  • The holistic approach to catalyzing change

    Chemical catalysts don’t spring to mind as revolutionary materials, yet Jorge Gascon, director of the KAUST Catalysis Center, says catalysts have sparked some of the biggest revolutions in human history.
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  • How extreme weather exacerbates air pollution

    To better understand the effects of air pollution, Marc Genton, Raphaël Huser and Sabrina Vettori from KAUST have applied their expertise in modeling spatial extremes to assess the dependence between peak exposures of multiple air pollutants and extreme weather conditions across large spatial regions.
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  • Searching for wind for the future

    Using outputs from a high-resolution regional climate model, KAUST researchers have confirmed the potential for wind as a significant energy resource across the Arabian Peninsula.
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  • Fueling the future

    Just four years after its official inauguration, the KAUST Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) has established itself as a leading global hub for combustion research.
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  • Addressing global hydrocarbon concerns

    Over the next 30 to 50 years, the oil and gas industry will face a number of challenges.
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  • Solar desalination – from lab to plant

    As Saudi Arabia moves towards reliance on sustainable sources of energy, KAUST is developing and commercializing new cycles for seawater desalination using solar energy.
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  • KAUST commits to nature conservation 

    During the past few months, KAUST has approved an Ibn Sina Field Research Station & Nature Conservation Area in KAUST, near King Abdullah Monument (KAM),
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  • Solar energy tapped for clean water

    Purifying water to make it clean enough to drink takes a lot of energy. A KAUST team has found a way to efficiently produce clean fresh water using the energy in sunlight.
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  • Energy efficiency on a roll 

    A system that can recycle excess heat into electricity could help meet the increasing energy demands of a growing global population.
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  • Anemones rely on epigenetics during symbiosis

    Anemones use epigenetic mechanisms to regulate the expression of genes involved in their symbiosis with photosynthetic algae, according to new research from KAUST.
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  • Keeping up with sea-level rise

    Soil accumulation in coastal ecosystems could mitigate rising sea levels around the Arabian Peninsula, according to new research from KAUST.
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  • Remote corals pay the price of climate change

    The coral reefs of a Samoan island in the remote southwest Pacific are in a surprisingly poor condition, highlighting the far-reaching impacts of climate change.
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  • Coral tricks for adapting to ocean acidification 

    A process that changes the regulation of genes could help corals acclimatize to the impacts of global warming.
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  • Anemones take the heat with a little help from their friends

    A core set of heat-stress-response genes has been identified in anemones in a study that also highlights the role of symbiotic algae in coping with temperature, an important revelation for planning conservation efforts.
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  • Renewables could drastically cut tailpipe emissions

    Switching to renewable fuels could significantly lower exhaust emissions of toxic nitrogen oxides (NOx) as well as curbing global greenhouse gas emissions.
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  • Potential for a cleaner blend of fuel

    An approach to modeling the combustion characteristics of gasoline blended with biofuels provides valuable insights into the combustion and potential of this fuel combination—it also helps with KAUST’s quest to develop fuels that are less polluting and better performing.
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Acwa Power

 

 

  • HSSE management

    Our integrated Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) management system meet IFC’s stringent guidelines. We believe we are leading HSSE improvement and enabling culture change in several of the locations in which we invest and operate, based on our ongoing international benchmarking activities and activate coaching of local teams.
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  • Social responsability

    Corporate social responsibility is interwoven into our business model and enshrined in our dedicated CSR policy called “Our Commitments”. benchmarking activities and activate coaching of local teams.
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  • Sustainability reports

    ACWA Power sustainability reports
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  • EBRD, ACWA Power and Numerco partner to deliver carbon neutral annual meeting

    ACWA Power recently partnered with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and Numerco, a company specialising in sourcing and supply chain optimisation, to offset the carbon footprint of the twenty-seventh EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum.
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  • ACWA Power signs an investment agreement with central energy fund for redstone CSP plant

    100MW solar power project to start construction this year, suppling power to 210,000 South African homes even during evening peak demand periods once operational.
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  • ACWA Power inaugurates 120MW Khalladi windfarm in Morocco

    ACWA Power today inaugurated its 120 MW Khalladi wind farm in Tangier, which will supply clean power to a number of large industrial companies, mainly operating in the cement sector in Morocco at competitive prices.
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  • Royal Hashemite Court Media and Communications Directorate: Deputising for King, Crown Prince inaugurates solar power facility at King’s Academy

    ACWA Power today inaugurated its 120 MW Khalladi wind farm in Tangier, which will supply clean power to a number of large industrial companies, mainly operating in the cement sector in Morocco at competitive prices.
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  • Mohammed bin Rashid breaks ground on world’s biggest concentrated solar power project

    Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum broke ground on the 700MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the biggest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in the world. The start of the new project advances the UAE’s global leadership in the use of clean and renewable energy.
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  • ACWA Power wins the first ever utility scale renewable energy project in Saudi Arabia

    ACWA Power, the Saudi, global leader in developing, constructing and operating power generation and desalination water plants in 11 countries, has won Skaka IPP PV solar project, the first utility scale Renewable Energy plant at the oil capital, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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  • ACWA Power becomes first utility-scale generator to adopt SolarCoin

    ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner, and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, announced today the move to adopt SolarCoin -the global reward program for solar electricity generation-, marking the first time a utility-scale generator joins the SolarCoin ecosystem.
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KAPSARC

  • Natural resource revenue management strategies in developing countries : a calibrated macroeconomic model for Uganda

    Recent natural resource discoveries in Eastern Africa provide an opportunity to boost economic development.
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  • Support for a carbon tax in China : a collective decision-making process simulation using the KAPSARC toolkit for behavioral analysis

    China, the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide, is taking steps to combat the effects of climate change on its environment.
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  • Growth, investment and the low-carbon transition : a view from Saudi Arabia

    A common priority across G20 countries is the need to reinvigorate economies through an economic transformation that delivers higher level of better quality growth.
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  • Curbing carbon emissions : is a carbon tax the most efficient levy? 

    The ambitious environmental objectives of the Paris Agreement imply that, in order to curb carbon emissions, all cost-effective policy options should be considered.
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  • Towards more pragmatic global climate goals and policies

    This paper presents an analysis of the climate and economic impacts of four different carbon emission scenarios. 
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  • Climate change policies and governance initiatives

    KAPSARC’s annual research agenda addresses and engages with interests of its stakeholders, offering informed insights into the impacts of local, regional and global energy-related issues.  
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  • Political feasibility of nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement

    This research project will evaluate the political feasibility for signatories of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to effectively implement and improve their nationally determined commitments (NDCs), to limit global temperatures to 2 degrees Celsius (C) above pre-industrial levels. 
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  • Pathway to low-carbon oil

    This project examines the opportunities for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reduce the net carbon content of its oil production, allowing the Kingdom to embark on a strategy that will help secure future demand for Saudi oil.
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  • Enhanced oil recovery and CO2 storage potential outside North America : an economic assessment 

    Storing carbon dioxide (CO2) in oil reservoirs as part of CO2-based enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) can be a cost-effective solution to reduce emissions into the atmosphere.
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  • Policy lessons from China’s CCS experience

    China’s political leadership has taken an increasingly public and proactive stance on climate change since 2014.
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  • Decarbonizing oil : the role of CO2-Enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR)

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) and KAPSARC co-hosted an expert workshop on the potential of advanced carbon dioxide (CO2) enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) to decarbonize oil production.
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  • Understanding the energy transition

    The world of energy is always undergoing transition, but the nature of the current phase of the transition is subject to a wide spectrum of interpretations that are often colored by bias and aspirations for a particular future end-point.
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  • The role of CO2 capture and storage in Saudi Arabia’s energy future 

    This paper aims to investigate for the first time the role of carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) in shaping the future energy policy for Saudi Arabia. 
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  • Improving energy productivity boosts Saudi GDP

    Saudi Arabia’s GDP grew by 8 percent in 2016 compared with 2010, a recent report confirmed.
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  • Improvements in air-conditioning offer 37 percent energy saving

    One of the most effective ways for Saudi Arabia to gain more value from its vast energy resources and for households to reduce their energy bills is to shift to better, more efficient air-conditioning (AC).
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