SABIC, JA Worldwide ink agreement on educational initiative targeting more than 100,000 students
SABIC and JA Worldwide, a Us-based organisation dedicated to youth education, have signed an agreement to collaborate on a number of educational and innovation programmes in support of communities in Saudi Arabia and other parts of the world where SABIC operates.
Under the agreement, SABIC will sponsor and jointly develop a number of social responsibility educational programmes as part of its wider CSR strategy. INJAZ Saudi, part of the JA Worldwide, will launch five programmes to reach more than 90,000 students in 1,500 educational institutions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Commenting on the agreement, Yousef Al-banyan, SABIC vice chairman and CEO, said: “This educational and innovation initiative stems from our unwavering dedication to build caring community relationships. We focus our CSR efforts on activities that create social, environmental and economic value and advance SABIC’S 2025 strategy goals, besides supporting Saudi Vision 2030.”
In the presence of Sami Al-osaimi (right), SABIC vice president, corporate affairs, and Abdulkareem Abu-alnasr, INJAZ Saudi chairman and vice chairman of INJAZ Al-arab, Khaled Al-habardi, SABIC general manager, corporate and government relations, and Asheesh Advani (left), president and CEO, JA Worldwide, signed the agreement at the SABIC Home of Innovation in Riyadh on 2 October 2018.