CEMEX- EVIDENCE

CEMEX

11. Sustainable Cities and Communities 12. Responsible Consumption and Production 13. Climate Action 15. Life on Land 17. Partnerships for the Goals

Overview

CEMEX's commitment to the UN SDGs was also highlighted in the signing of the collaboration agreement between the federal government of Mexico and the private sector, presented by the Business Coordinating Council, and the local Global Compact Network established in Mexico. The agreement was signed on Monday, May 27, 2019, and aimed to ensure that various companies, including small and medium-sized companies, will be part of this new vision for using the UN SDGs to align resources, transform who we are and how we do business and even how we positively impact people and the planet.

Author

Enrique Arellano

Enrique Arellano

School

Universidad TecMilenio

Universidad TecMilenio

Professor

Sara García

Sara García

Innovation

In 2019, CEMEX announced that it would strengthen and reinforce its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established by the UN, focusing on five highly related goals to the company's business and represent a great opportunity to contribute to the Agenda. 2030 of the United Nations. These five goals focus on promoting decent employment and economic growth (SDG 8); innovation and infrastructure development (SDG 9); mitigation of climate change (SDG 13); conservation of the environment and ecosystems (SDG 15); and the advancement of sustainable cities and communities (SDG 11).

CEMEX- EVIDENCE

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Inspiration

The Director of Concretes in the Northeast area, Miguel Garza Zambrano, pointed out that the launch of this technology in Mexico responds to the company's permanent commitment to offer its clients innovative products and services of the highest quality.

Overall impact

CEMEX emphasized its new Climate Action strategy, which describes the company's vision of moving towards a carbon-neutral economy and addressing society's growing demands to make it more efficient, which includes a more ambitious strategy to reduce CO2 emissions by 35% by 2030.

Business benefit

Innovation is a central aspect of CEMEX's culture, which is why we continually strive to find better solutions for our customers. So we are always reinventing our processes to streamline operations and reduce our environmental footprint. And therefore, we have excellent career opportunities that offer continuous development and the possibility of working with talented people on projects that will make a difference in our world.

Social and environmental benefit

CEMEX emphasized its new Climate Action strategy, which describes the company's vision of moving towards a carbon-neutral economy and addressing society's growing demands to make it more efficient, which includes a more ambitious strategy to reduce CO2 emissions by 35% by 2030.

Interviews

Guillermo Ibáñez Hernández, Cemex Regional Commercial Manager for the Veracruz and Tabasco area

Mayra Mendieta Carlín, Commercial Advisor at Cemex

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CEMEX

CEMEX

Veracruz, Veracruz, MX

Business Website: https://www.cemexmexico.com/

Year Founded: 1906

Number of Employees: 10000+

CEMEX S.A.B. of C.V., better known as Cemex, is a Mexican multinational construction materials company. It manufactures and distributes cement, ready-mix concrete, and aggregates in more than 50 countries (including Germany, the United States, Argentina, France, Mexico, etc.). It is the second-largest cement company in the world, only followed after LafargeHolcim.