The Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology
Zones (MODON) recognizes the importance of social responsibility as one of the
pillars of sustainable development in our modern times. In this context it does
not exercise its developmental role in the local economy in isolation from its
social role, but works closely with the concerned governmental agencies based
on long-term goals, which are updated annually to keep abreast of the developments
that may occur in Saudi society. The most important community initiatives of MODON
- The participation of MODON in supporting and enabling Saudi women
MODON participated as a gold sponsor in a ceremony honoring 500 craftswomen at the Center for Saudi Women's Creativity in Jazan, and presented a working paper in a panel discussion on social responsibility and support for Saudi women.
MODON first Sports Tournament
MODON organized the MODON Sports Tournament during the
period from 26 September to 31 October 2018 at the Arkan Sports Center in Riyadh
2ndIndustrial City. 40 teams from 25 companies and factories took
part in the competition including 12 cricket teams, 10 football teams, and 18 basketball
- Supporting the community initiative 'We Deserve What Our Environment Deserves.'
MODON participated in
supporting the community initiative by launching a media awareness campaign in
a number of its industrial cities including Riyadh First and Second Industrial Cities,
Jeddah First Industrial City, and Dammam First and Second Industrial Cities, in
order to raise awareness among the members of society about the importance of
preserving the environment, and introduce all categories of the consumers to
the benefit of using biodegradable plastic products. At the end of the
campaign, MODON was honored by His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin
Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, for its role in serving the community.
- Signing an agreement with the Friends of the Environment in the Eastern Region.
MODON signed a joint cooperation agreement with the
Friends of the Environment in Dammam to promote environmental awareness within
the existing industrial cities that are affiliated to MODON in the Eastern
Region through the Initiative of Environmental Protection in the Eastern Region.
The agreement aims to establish fruitful and constructive cooperation relations
with all the sectors, and to achieve the goals of MODON in entering into
partnerships with the private sector and non-profit sectors and achieve the
satisfaction of MODON partners, in order to achieve the strategy of the
empowerment of industry in the Kingdom.
- Participation in World Environment Day
MODON participated in the World Environment Day, which
was held over three days in Al-Bujairi Square under the slogan of ‘Overcoming
- Setting up a Zero Waste workshop in Jeddah
In partnership with Saudi Unilever, MODON held a workshop
titled Zero Industrial Waste, which was attended
by representatives of more than 30 factories in Jeddah First Industrial City.
- Signing the Recycling Agreement
MODON has signed a tripartite partnership agreement with
the Charity Committee for Orphans Care in Riyadh "Ensan" and National
Environment Recycling Co. (Tadweeer), as
part of “Basmatna” initiative that comes
under the slogan “Sponsor an orphan with your old device”. Through this
initiative, MODON employees in all its industrial cities all over the Kingdom,
collect electronic and electrical waste such as (computers, communications,
refrigerators, air conditioners, ovens ... etc.) and "Tadweeer" company
provides alternative and environmentally safe solutions for their
transportation and disposal in accordance with the local and international