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Three targets, 60+ initiatives

Whole of society action

Saudi Arabia has activated more than 60 initiatives to help reach the three targets under the Saudi Green Initiative and achieve long-lasting positive change. The initiatives range from afforestation and biodiversity to emissions reduction and establishing new protected areas. Under SGI, Saudi Arabia is delivering against its aspirations to create a greener future for all, and is putting action and investment behind the country's commitment to sustainable development

Entities
  • Acwa Power
  • Air Products Qudra
  • Ba’a Foundation
  • Beacon Development
  • General Authority for Awqaf
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
  • King Salman Park Foundation
  • Ministry of Energy
  • Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture
  • Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services
  • Morooj
  • National Center for Environmental Compliance
  • National Center for Vegetation Cover
  • National Center for Waste Management
  • National Center for Wildlife
  • National Water Company
  • Neom Green Hydrogen Company
  • Royal Commission for AlUla
  • Royal Commission for Makkah City and Holy Sites
  • Royal Commission for Riyadh City
  • SABIC
  • Saline Water Conversion Center
  • Saline Water Conversion Corporation
  • Saudi Aramco
  • Saudi Energy Efficiency Center
  • Saudi Grains Organization
  • Saudi Irrigation Organization
  • Saudi Telecommunication Company
  • SIRC
  • Soudah Development
  • Sports Boulevard
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2025

Enhance Saudi Arabia’s Energy Efficiency Program (SEEP)

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2030

Use captured carbon to produce chemicals and synthetic fuels

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2030

Transforming Saudi’s domestic energy mix

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2030

Become the world’s leading hydrogen producer and exporter

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2035

Waste management transformation in Riyadh

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2022

10 billion trees study

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2023

Mangrove Plantation Pilot at Jeddah Islamic Port

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2030

Ecological Restoration Pilot in Shaaran Nature Reserve

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2023

Green Mosques

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2025

Plant 45 million agricultural trees in mountain terraces

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2025

Plant 4 million lemon trees with treated wastewater

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TBA

Establish King Salman Park, one of the largest urban park projects in the world

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TBA

Sports Boulevard Greening Initiative

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2027

SABIC afforestation initiative

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2030

Complete the Green Riyadh project

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2030

Plant 100 million mangrove trees

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2030

Conserve and restore vegetation cover in Saudi’s rangelands

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2030

Plant 2 million trees around highways and institutions

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2030

Contribution to nationwide ‘Let’s Make it Green’ campaign

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2030

Develop vegetation cover, wildlife and infrastructure for 50 national parks

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2030

Sustainable forest management and development

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2030

Increase highway vegetation

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2030

SWCC afforestation initiative

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2030

Plant 7 million terrestrial trees within Royal Sanctuaries

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2030

Private sector participation in vegetation cover development and combating desertification

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2030

Public sector participation in vegetation cover development and combating desertification

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2031

Improving the forest cover of the Soudah area

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2036

Green Qibla

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2023

Establish and sustainably manage nature reserves

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2025

Desert Preservation Initiative

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2025

Expansion of protected areas with integrated management: Phase 1

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2025

Designate 10 biodiversity protection areas

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2025

Reforestation support initiative

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2021

Establish a plant nursery and seed bank

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2022

Develop a circular carbon economy and resiliency approach in AlUla

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2022

Khaybar sites - habitat assessment and geopark management plan

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2022

Establish the National Green Services Company (NGS Co)

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2022

Wadi Ashar environmental assessment and study

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2023

Inventory of AlUla’s flora and fauna

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2023

Investigate dieback of Acacia trees

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2030

National Program for Loss and Waste Reduction

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2024

STC Solar Pilot Project

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2024

Reef revival initiative

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2024

Environmental Compliance Enhancement

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2025

Build a sustainable and advanced waste management sector in Saudi Arabia

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2025

Sustainable management and conservation of coastal area environments

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2025

Turtle nesting conservation at Ras Baridi

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2026

Establish ZLD desalination plant in Jubail with a capacity of 2 million tonne per year

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2026

Breed endangered wildlife species

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2026

Determine AlUla rangeland carrying capacity

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2030

Implement National Environmental Awareness Plan

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2030

Riyadh Sustainability Strategy

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2035

Running AlUla on 100% renewables from solar PV plant and battery farm

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About Saudi Green Initiative

A whole-of-society initiative that empowers all stakeholders in Saudi Arabia to create and innovate to deliver a green future.

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About Middle East Green Initiative

Working to scale up regional climate action through cooperation and investment, bringing the region together to collectively contribute towards achieving global climate goals.

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