The global low-carbon energy company took home the Decarbonization and Climate Action Award at The Arab Green Summit (TAGS)
Global low-carbon energy company ENGIE won the award for ‘Sustainability and Innovation Pioneer in Water’ at the first edition of the recently conducted Decarbonization and Climate Action (DACA) Awards ceremony.
The ceremony was hosted at the Arab Green Summit (TAGS), and the award was handed to Eng. Khaled Alqureshi, CEO, Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) and Latifa Lahsine, Vice-President, Engineering & Technical Support Group, ENGIE AMEA.
ENGIE won the ‘Sustainability and Innovation Pioneer in Water’ award for demonstrating environmental stewardship in delivering innovations to the water sector.
Specifically, the award recognizes those which address the need for greater efficiency in water management and water conservation in response to the threat of water shortage, and in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) Six – ‘Clean Water and Sanitation for All’ – in the most transformative, impactful, and innovative way.
“Through such FDI’s, knowledge transfer, and focus on localization we will be able to support and accelerate the energy transition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” remarked Turki Al Shehri, CEO ENGIE, Saudi Arabia.
ENGIE operates over 13 desalination plants in the GCC, which combined provide 10 million people with potable water.
“We are delighted to receive this latest award for delivering the Yanbu 4 and Jubail 3B IWPs in Saudi Arabia for the Saudi Water Partnership Company. Cementing our role as a leading operator in water desalination in GCC,” Latifa Lahsine, Vice-President, Engineering & Technical Support Group, ENGIE.