AlSharif Group Holding, alongside the largest Saudi companies specializing in the desalination industry, sponsored the (Global Innovation Award in Desalination) during the International Conference Desal Innovation, held by SWCC on May 31, 2022, in Jeddah. In the presence of His Excellency the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Eng. Abdulrahman Al Fadley.

During the conference, SWCC launched the Global Innovation Award in Desalination initiative with a total value of $10 million in support of efforts and initiatives that promote and stimulate innovation, in accordance with the directions and leadership of the water sector. 

"Innovation Leads Desalination", the conference aims toward consolidating the Kingdom's leadership in the field of science and technology and supporting research and innovation, in the governmental and private sectors to contribute to achieving the Kingdom's vision 2030, and sheds light on the fields of science and innovation in the field of exploration and development.

Accordingly, CEO and member of the BoD of ASG, Mr. Nawaf bin Fayez AlSharif: “We believe in the essentiality of determining the future vision and the efficiency of our engineering cadres in the future of the water desalination industry.” He adds: “We are proud of our cooperation and strengthening our leading role with Saudi competencies, and we are pleased to gather global experts to share the latest valuable innovations to implement vital projects in the Kingdom with the help of the new generation of Saudi engineers and technicians, and the management of Projects with the highest international standards and based on the vision of our leadership in promoting local content.