SEKEM Development Foundation

40 years of sustainable development


SEKEM initiative was founded, in 1977, with the aim of enriching the sustainable human development. Its vision is the Sustainable Development towards a future where every human being can unfold his or her individual potential; where mankind is living together in social forms reflecting human dignity; and where all economic activity is conducted in accordance with ecological and ethical principles.

SEKEM mission is the development of the individual, society and environment throughout a holistic concept integrating economic, societal life, cultural life and ecology. SEKEM’s model for sustainable development integrates different spheres of life to a holistic whole where all parts are at the same time independent and interconnected.


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Location El-Salam City, As Salam Al Gharbeyah, Qism El-Salam, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Targets Egypt
Agribusiness, Clean technology and energy, Clothing and textiles, Clothing and textiles production, Construction, Construction and manufacturing, EdTech, Food production, HealthTech, ICT, Renewable energy, Waste management and recycling, Water, sanitation and hygiene