stc Group, the Saudi enabler of digital transformation, won the Forbes Middle East Sustainability Leaders Award.
This achievement recognizes its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable practices in four areas related to climate, society, digitalization, and the future of work.
The award represents a testimony to stc Group’s commitment to sustainable business practices, which are being applied within the group’s various divisions.
The group’s initiatives have had a positive impact on the environment and the communities within which it operates, from reducing carbon emissions to environmental awareness campaigns, as stc Group considers sustainability fundamental in dealing with the environment and a vital necessity for doing business.
The group pledges its commitment to shaping a sustainable future for its customers, employees, and the communities to which it provides its services.
The sustainability efforts made by the group have received recognition from other organizations as well, such as the United Nations Global Compact and the Carbon Disclosure Project. The group’s sustainability strategy aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and focuses on three main areas: environmental responsibility, social investment, and governance.
According to the statement, stc Group is committed to sustainability and carries out practices that help the environment, cementing its position as a leader in sustainable business practices. By reducing the carbon footprint and implementing sustainable practices, the group is having a positive impact and making the world healthier and more prosperous for future generations.
stc Group has several achievements in many aspects of sustainability, including providing 4,348 hours of sustainability training to employees, relying 38,21 percent on local content, involving 213 small and medium enterprises in procurement processes, and awarding contracts to giant projects that use local content, as well as providing more than 127,000 hours of training through stc Academy.