Cemex has announced that, together with Cemex Latam Holdings, it has been selected as a member of the 2017 FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index, recognising the performance of both companies on environmental, social, and governance practices.
Cemex was recognised as one of the top 10 constituents of the 2017 FTSE4Good Emergin Latin America Index, which comprises over 100 companies from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.
“We are honored by the inclusion of both Cemex and CLH in the FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index, which reaffirms our commitment to build a better future, not only in Latin America, but also in all of our regions,” said Fernando A. Gonzalez, CEO of Cemex. “This selection recognizes the key role that sustainability plays in our business strategy.” Launched in 2001, the FTSE4Good Emerging Indexes is a series of benchmark and tradable indexes for ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investors. In 2016, FTSE4Good introduced the FTSE4Good Latin America index which features companies in the region that meet specific thresholds related to anti-corruption, biodiversity, climate change, corporate governance, customer responsibility, health and safety, human rights and community, labor standards, pollution and resources, risk management, environmental and social supply chain, tax transparency, and water use.
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