Arab News, Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023 | Rajab 2, 1444
Saudi Aramco talks sustainable development at Real Estate Future Forum in Riyadh
Emirates: Saudi Aramco highlighted
its experience with sustainable development during the second edition of the
Real Estate Future Forum in Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Nabeel Al-Jama, executive vice president of human
resources and corporate services at Saudi Aramco, reviewed Ajyal, which is the
company’s mega project to build homes for employees. It is the first
infrastructure in the Middle East to receive an Envision Award for sustainable
Al-Jama said the project includes an integrated
infrastructure, meets international specifications, and incorporates
technologies to reduce water consumption.
He added: “The project is notable for its
alignment with the Quality of Life Program, which is one of the Kingdom’s
ambitious Vision 2030 programs, as the Ajyal residential neighborhoods contain
many green spaces.”
Al-Jama also spotlighted the King Salman Energy
Park project as another successful model, in which the company adhered to all
environmental, social, and corporate governance standards.
The fully integrated industrial ecosystem has
drawn more than 40 major energy and technology companies, with total direct
investment in the Eastern Province project expected to exceed $3 billion in the