Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has signed an MoU with the Computer Rehabilitation Charitable Organization (Ertiqa) to collaborate on promoting the recycling and reusing of used computers in the Kingdom to help protect the environment.
Hisham Alkhaldi, chief support officer, Bahri, and Saleh Ahmed Al-Qome, CEO of Ertiqa, inked the MoU at a ceremony held at Bahri’s headquarters in Riyadh on Oct. 27.
As part of the agreement, Bahri will extend its support to Ertiqa’s campaigns aiming at raising awareness about the importance of computer refurbishment and recycling as a significant means to protect the environment from electronic waste pollution.
Alkhaldi said: “Our partnership with Ertiqa will enable us to reenergize our commitment to making meaningful impacts on communities in which we operate. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration that will allow both Bahri and Ertiqa to lead by example on reducing the carbon footprint of businesses and fighting climate change.”
Al-Qome said: “Leveraging the Bahri’s enormous presence and large employee base, we aim to create greater awareness about the importance of sustainability in the country.”
The maritime leader will also promote Ertiqa’s activities within the company, encouraging its employees to constantly support the non-profit organization through donations and volunteering. In addition, Bahri will donate computers and used devices to Ertiqa.