The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, honored the winners of the 2019 edition of the King Khalid Award, comprising of three divisions: (Development Partners), (Excellence for Non-Profit Organizations), and (Sustainability) during the awarding ceremony held at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh.
Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Zamil, Chairman of Sahara International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem), was presented with an award during the ceremony, for Sipchem’s remarkable achievements in the “Sustainability Award” division. The award draws emphasize on the organization's ability to build competitive advantages and apply best practices to support sustainable development, as well as contributing to the Kingdom's social, economic and environmental development goals.
Eng. Khalid Abdullah Al-Zamil, Chairman of Sipchem, commented: “We are delighted to receive such a prestigious award by The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Al Saud, as it represents our commitment to the highest standards of sustainability and innovative solutions, which is in line with the Kingdom's vision to achieve prosperity at all levels. This success is a result of the hard work of our management and employees at Sipchem.”
Adding, “The King Khalid Award is an important recognition of our efforts and contributions towards the Kingdom. Sipchem will remain at the forefront of sustainability, as we continue to apply best practices which will further elevate our nation’s social, economic and environmental development goals.”
Sipchem won the King Khalid Award in 2014 for the best initiative to build a voluntary team in a large industrial company. The King Khalid Award is an effective and inclusive development tool that seeks to create an environment conducive to giving.
The Award focuses on raising the level of performance efficiency, promoting sustainable development and expanding the circle of influence on all target groups through its voluntary initiatives. The Award seeks to promote strategic thinking and increase the positive impact of societal work and sustainable social responsibility in the Saudi society.