Under the patronage and attendance of HE Sheikh Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the Kuwait Environment Public Authority and based KGL’s strategy to support and preserve the environment from pollution, by devoting all efforts and activities to achieve this end, the company sponsored on 10 October the Environment Public Authority’s Initiative to plant nearly 3000 Sidra trees (a tree that grows in the harshest of environments) in Al-Jahra Natural Reserve. In cooperation with government entities, public benefit institutions, environmental activists, students of military colleges and company's employees, KGL provided transportation services for participants to and from the reserve, using state-of-the-art buses as well as a private bus with hospitality services to transport the leaders.
In its statement, the company affirmed its unwavering commitment and readiness to support the environmental authorities and institutions by harnessing all of its resources to suit the approach of these entities in preserving the environment of Kuwait. This KGL initiative comes as part of its social responsibility program, which focuses on an effective contribution to reducing pollution in the country, whether by supporting the initiatives of international organizations for environment conservation or through supporting government and private entities to increase green spaces and protect them from risks.
From this perspective, KGL strives to upgrade its services by keeping abreast of the latest global developments in the transportation industry, which would help the company’s progressive vision. In this regards, the company has modernized its fleet of buses with the launch of modern and sophisticated buses of the environmentally friendly Euro 3 type, in line with the level of environmental standards recognized globally and in accordance with the globally agreed-on environmental criteria, to implement ISO quality management & environmental management systems and international quality standard.
It is worth mentioning that the operations of KGL Passenger’s Transport Company, a subsidiary of Kuwait and Gulf Transport Company, provides mass transit service for employees and users of the private and public sectors, students and others. The company is currently working to develop its services digitally, which will contribute to save a lot of time and effort for customers including individuals, corporate and governmental employee transportation, in addition to employees of leading companies in the oil & gas and construction sectors. Moreover, the company is keen to expand its bus fleet to increase its capacity, expand the coverage of its network, and make digital developments to improve the customer’s experience while providing mass transit service without damaging the environment.