Savola World Foundation










Savola World Foundation

Savola World Foundation was established in October 28th, 2019, by the "Savola Group" as a private foundation under the supervision of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development with license No. (1007), in accordance with the law of the Associations and Non-profit Organizations, which was issued by Resolution No. (61) dated 02/18/ 1437 AH and its executive regulations issued by Ministerial Resolution No. (73739) dated 06/11/1437 AH.

The foundation’s headquarters and the address are in the city of Jeddah; however, functioning within a scope of work that includes all the regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Foundation as a legal entity, is represented by the Board of Trustees, in accordance with the Article of Association that is approved by the competent authorities.
  • Savola World Foundation was established to give more focus on the sustainability & CSR goals. It started working with an executive management supervised by a Board of Trustees, which the foundation implements its directives. The membership of the Board of Trustees continues for a period of four years. We take into account the best local and international practices in the field of non-profit organizations and corporate foundations.
  • The new legal status empowers Savola World Foundation to seek funding and form partnerships with government and private sector entities. This status enables the Foundation to champion more effectively the sustainability and social development objectives of the Saudi Arabia Vision 2030. The Foundations is funded by Savola Group (the Founder) to support the development and implementation of its CSR & suitability activities.
  • Savola World Foundation works according to a vision and a strategic approach aimed at achieving an effective contribution to the CSR & sustainability field. The Foundation will work to accelerate the pace of implementation of the targeted strategy. It will also work to bring about positive change by building effective partnerships, programs and initiatives in the same field with strategic partners. The Foundation conducts social awareness campaigns, provides training, provides consultancy, manages events, conducts research and studies. The foundation works side by side with qualified experts, in order to maximize the impact of its programs and initiatives on the target segments of community.
As a Private Foundation, Savola World aims to:
  • Implement and activate the Savola Group’s (the Founder) CSR policy, that aims to contribute to the community through various areas, in line with the relevant laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement awareness and educational programs for the community, in partnership with the public and private sectors, in accordance with the Kingdom's 2030 vision.
  • Conduct research and field studies, and then propose solutions to societal issues.
  • Train and enable the youth in the labor market.
  • Launch effective CSR & sustainability initiatives and programs, to ensure a balance between the goals of the partners and the goals that society, which they aspire to achieve.
  • Apply the best international practices in the CSR & sustainability field.
  • Raise the volunteerism among our partners, employees and stimulate their participation in volunteer work, in line with the Kingdom's 2030 vision.
  • Share experiences from our CSR & sustainability programs, initiatives and success stories with the interested parties.
Vision:
Savola World aspires to be a leading development foundation making a sustainable social impact.​

Mission:
Savola World is a community development foundation focused on specialized areas, seeking to build strategic partnerships with different sectors and to deliver developmental  programs and sustainable solutions corresponding to local community requirements.​
Internal Values:
  • Following Example
  • Persistence
  • Mastery
  • Modesty
External Values:
  • Solidarity
  • Leniency
  • Keenness
  • Trust
  • As part of the Savola World Foundation's strategic planning methodology, we conducted research and analysis in order to identify priorities in the area of ​​sustainable development.
  • The research methodology included in-depth interviews with key stakeholders and the development or strategic positioning matrix, which aims to identify areas of work that intersect between community needs and the capabilities and position of the foundation. This procedure helped in selecting the fields of work most in need while capitalizing on its potential as much as possible. ​we developed a list of criteria to evaluate and select the new focus areas and development fields.


  • Alignment with National & International Initiatives
    Our strategic direction takes into consideration international frameworks and global initiatives and we have aligned our sustainability strategy with the SDGs.

    In line with the Saudi national agenda, Savola’s growth strategy is focusing on sustainability performance, directly benefiting the Kingdom’s socioeconomic development and reflecting the country’s strengths and capabilities.
    The foundation will focus on three causes, that can be linked to a number of SDG goals:
    Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
    Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
    Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
    Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
    Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
    Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Our long-term program portfolio covers a number of core areas, that include: business assistance, youth development, preserving the environment by waste reduction, especially food wastage, empowering people with disabilities in the labor market, and finally promoting for corporate volunteering.