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 are:
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 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
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.
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.
MODON participated in the World Environment Day, which was held over three days in Al-Bujairi
Square under the slogan of ‘Overcoming Plastic Pollution’.
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.
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 recycling standards.
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