We exist to nurture the people and the solutions that will help sustain our planet
We aim to be a global model for resource circularity and a technoscientific leader in the protection and restoration of the land and coastal environment on which KAUST is established
ENHANCING HOW WE
OPERATE, WORK AND LIVE
CONTRIBUTING TO GLOBAL GOALS
KAUST is committed to working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Find Out More
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agricultureOUR CONTRIBUTION
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all agesOUR CONTRIBUTION
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for allOUR CONTRIBUTION
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for allOUR CONTRIBUTION
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable DevelopmentOUR CONTRIBUTION
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for allOUR CONTRIBUTION
Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovationOUR CONTRIBUTION
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainableOUR CONTRIBUTION
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patternsOUR CONTRIBUTION
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, sea and marine resources for sustainable developmentOUR CONTRIBUTION
Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity lossOUR CONTRIBUTION
Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societiesOUR CONTRIBUTION
Are you Here to Lead?
Building on our commitment to supporting inclusivity and diversity, we created the #HereToLead campaign to celebrate the success of KAUST women making strides in the Kingdom
KAUST Start-up Polymeron wins $1M international sustainability award
The Omnipreneurship Award will allow us to deploy a technology and see how our science has a positive impact in the environment.
KAUST advocates for sustainability and climate-focused investments at FII 2021
Taking meaningful action on climate change is a necessity. Universities can no longer be ivory towers when humanity faces its biggest challenge.
Advocating Climate Solutions at COP26
Kaust’s deep expertise across our cross-cutting research themes of food, energy, water and environment is helping to address the pervasive challenges posed by climate change.
Forbes Middle East 30 Under 30 lists KAUST student for her biotech company Uvera
Our mission at Uvera is to reduce food waste and contribute to spreading environmental awareness and sustainability at the consumer and retail levels.
A CHANGING CLIMATE
Climate change is an existential threat and a serious challenge for humankind
KAUST is strongly committed to leading and accelerating discoveries and science-based solutions to enable real climate action.Find Out More