Creating a Unique Sustainable Rating System for Saudi Arabia to Achieve Environmental Assessment and 2030 Vision
Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 is a planning for 15 years that announced in 2016 to make Saudi Arabia's economy more powerful and has multi income channels not only oil, and developing public services. The planning focuses for better life enhancement with creating new economic regions inside the country with huge investments with hundreds of billions of US dollars. Sustainable development in this case is a mandatory to can achieve the goals of this vision. Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations. A unique sustainable rating system for Saudi Arabia environment should be created and applied under the protection of law umbrella to insure applying sustainable principals on all new developments and constructions. This paper focuses on reviewing applied sustainable rating system in Saudi Arabia against the environmental conditions and people culture in this area of the world and redistribute the weights of each item to be more compatible with the environment, local resources, and human needs.
Keywords: Sustainable rating system, Saudi Arabia, 2030 Vision.