- Initiatives have already benefited almost 7 million people.
CEMEX reinforces commitment to the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that, after
reaching close to 7 million beneficiaries through its social programs,
it has set the goal of benefiting more than 10 million people by the
year 2020. CEMEX made the announcement during the United Nations Private
Sector Forum 2015 meetings held in New York City, attended by Fernando
A. Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of CEMEX.
CEMEX supports infrastructure and housing development in the communities
where it operates. Among its efforts, it is establishing community
centers for construction training and education and empowering customers
at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid through different
self-construction assistance initiatives, such as renowned Patrimonio
Hoy and Assisted Self-Construction Integrated Program (PIAC).
“Our social initiatives aim to make cities and communities more
inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. By building strong,
high-quality infrastructure, undertaking actions to combat climate
change, and offering sustainable products and solutions, we contribute
to the UN Global Compact’s Sustainable Development Goals and reinforce
our commitment to building a better future,” said Fernando A. Gonzalez,
CEO of CEMEX.
CEMEX is working alongside organizations such as Habitat for Humanity,
the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Clinton Global Initiative
to achieve this ambitious goal.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality
products and reliable services to customers and communities in more than
50 countries. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of
those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency
advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.
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