Good governance is what unifies us to deliver The Red Sea Project successfully. In the 8th and final of our Ground Breakers video series, our leadership team elaborate on how we’re Breaking New Ground in abiding to the same set of ethical standards.
We hosted our first on-site seminar to explore job and training opportunities for the communities living near The Red Sea Project and to identify potential collaborations between our partners, non-profit organisations and government agencies with a successful history in training and employment within the area.
Watch as our Health, Safety & Environment Executive Director Brian Spraker elaborates on how we’re Breaking New Ground in worker welfare.
Sustainability isNot Enough
Watch our environmental leadership team elaborate on the efforts we’re making to not only sustain the environment but regenerate and enhance our net conservation value by 30% at The Red Sea.
Care ThatRuns Deep
Watch as our Executive Director of Corporate Environment & Sustainability Raed Albaseet elaborates on how we are protecting the precious marine environment at The Red Sea Project.
GroundbreakersEmpowering a Generation
Watch as our Chief Administrative Officer Ahmad Ghazi Darwish and team discuss the socio-economic benefits that The Red Sea Project will bring for generations to come.
Future Faces ofTourism report
We're proud to release our Future Faces of Tourism study conducted by international research firm PSB that looks into Saudi youth and their parents' perceptions of the tourism and hospitality industries.
We secured multinational investment in our first public-private partnership for a utilities package focused exclusively on environmentally responsible renewable energy, water production, wastewater treatment and district cooling.
We hired a team of Sustainability Stewards to
support with the delivery of a number
of ongoing and soon-to-launch initiatives at the site. The team consists of a Project Manager and a
Senior Specialist, four supervisors and 30 stewards.
We're pleased to announce the award of a solid
waste management contract to
a joint venture between leading waste management company Averda and the Saudi Naval Support Company
(SNS) to collect and recycle waste generated at The Red Sea Project.
We awarded International SOS a
contract to provide a range of medical services
including primary healthcare, occupational health services and emergency response during the initial
construction phase of The Red Sea Project. Part of our committment to enhance the welfare of our workers
We created this video on the occasion of World
Clean Up Day on 19 September
to showcase our Sustainability Stewards' ongoing efforts to keep our destination pristine. At The
Red Sea, every day is about protecting,
preserving and enhancing the environment for future generations to come.
We're proud to have signed an MoU with Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture to implement and regulate the ongoing environmental work underway at The Red Sea Project.
We launched a Turtle Tagging program in September
2019, tracking the movements of 20 Green turtles.
The program is expanding with an additional 20 Hawksbill turtles tagged and monitored by
the environmental team at TRSDC and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
Dark Sky Reserve
We are working with Cundall, an international
multi-disciplinary consultancy, to develop a lighting
strategy that provides enough lighting for safe movement around the site, whilst meeting stringent
International Dark Sky criteria.
This will allow us to seek an accreditation that recognizes areas with an exceptional quality of
starry nights and a commitment to protecting the nocturnal environment.
In partnership with King Abdullah University of
Science and Technology (KAUST),
we developed a ground-breaking marine spatial
planning simulation – utilizing software specially developed in the Kingdom – to assess
developmental impact and enhance biodiversity.
We launched the TRSDC Scholarship Program in partnership with the University of Prince Mugrin (UPM) and the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), offering 120 scholarships to high school graduates to study International Hospitality Management.
Our Elite Graduate Program equips young Saudis
with hands-on experience
to prepare them for future jobs at The Red Sea Development Company.