Sabic is a key member of a high-level delegation from Saudi Arabia to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, from December 3 to 14, presenting its full range of innovative solutions for sustainable development at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) pavilion.
As part of the Saudi Arabian delegation, led by Khaled Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Sabic will join influential government and public sector organizations from all over the world. Six Sabic representatives will speak about the company’s emphasis on reducing its global carbon footprint and highlight its contributions to global efforts to cut the risk of climate change.
Commenting on Sabic’s participation, Yousef Al-Benyan, Sabic vice chairman and CEO, said that Sabic continues to play a major part in helping Saudi Arabia achieve its sustainable development goals and meet the ambitious objectives of Vision 2030. Since its inception, Sabic has been developing its business sustainably while achieving growth globally, with a strong commitment to operate in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Al-Benyan further said that Sabic is adding significant value to Saudi Arabia’s participation in COP24 by strongly supporting the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact and its 17 broader Sustainable Development Goals. “In this regard, we continue to make investments in innovative technologies that help our business respond to global sustainability needs,” he added.
The kingdom is once again participating in this UN-sponsored high-level global forum, which is focusing on committing to sustainable development. Sabic’s participation reflects its leadership in sustainability aimed at achieving Sabic’s 2025 strategy and enable Vision 2030 – delivering ‘Chemistry that Matters’.