Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

5 Capitals has a rich legacy of professional involvement and advisory services in Saudi Arabia, which has included workstreams with government ministries, municipalities, the military, private developers, as well as contractors, private equity firms and banks operating in KSA.

A selection of track record includes the following highlights:

  • Environmental & Social Assessment & Management and Compliance Evaluations for several projects in the power & water sectors. Including:
    • ESIA studies for the majority of the IPP, IWP and IWPPs in KSA;
    • Compliance auditing at the first utility scale Solar PV project in KSA at Sakaka;
    • Development of an environmental compliance evaluation programme and compliance enhancement action plan for the Saudi Electricity Company;
    • Other on-going monitoring and reporting to project finance lenders on a portfolio of thermal power plants.
  • Environmental, Social Management Framework Consultants for ACWA Power on all KSA and international project ventures, as well as internal environmental & social management systems and compliance audits for various Project Companies.
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment for King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC);
  • Management Consulting sturdies, strategy development and capacity building programmes for MEWA, MoMRA;
  • Work with Municipalities, including:
    • Jeddah Municipality, linked to enabling efficient delivery of waste management services.
    • Riyadh Municipality, in the development an on-going food health inspection and certification processes.
  • Direct engagement with GAMEP, to evaluate on-going environmental inspections and strategy for enhancements.
    • 5 Capitals directors have also been responsible for the preparation of environmental standards currently being implemented by GAMEP.
  • Work with the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) on:
    • Several EIA & ESIA studies requiring international project finance investments for thermal power plants.
    • Development of a compliance evaluation criteria and process to benchmark and provide on-going internal inspections internally.
  • Masterplan EIA updates (baseline sections) for Jubail Industrial City, KSA.
  • Preparation of sector specific industrial environmental standards for EMAAREC for KAEC, KSA.
  • Ecological and Habitat Surveys for proposed Industrial Cities in Jazan, Abqaiq and Rabigh, KSA.