Sekem an Egyptian Initiative
The SEKEM Initiative aims to meet today’s challenge of sustainable human development by contributing towards a comprehensive advancement of the individual, the community and the environment. Cooperation in economic, social and cultural endeavours is cultivated through dedication to the pursuit of science, art and religion.
SEKEM takes on its responsibility by working for sustainable development locally and in the region through institutions in economics, organic agriculture, research and development, education and health care. In this respect SEKEM’s companies support the social and cultural enterprises like the institutions of education, research centres, and hospitals. SEKEM is producing an extensive variety of high quality consumer products in the fields of natural pharmaceuticals, delicious organic food and beautiful textiles, information technology and ecological services. The products are made from ingredients from biodynamic farming. This method undertakes to restore and maintain the vitality of the soil and food as well as the biodiversity of nature.
The name SEKEM is the transliteration of a hieroglyph, meaning “vitality”.