Cemex wins environmental awards

By Joe Malone07 October 2016

Fernando Gonzalez, CEO, Cemex

Fernando Gonzalez, CEO, Cemex

Mexican construction materials company Cemex has been awarded with 18 Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation certificates for its conservation programmes, wildlife education and environmental protection efforts.

The company received 15 certificates for its facilities in the US and, for the first, received three awards for its operations in Mexico.

Its crowned facilities include the company’s Center Hill Mine, Clinchfield Cement Plant and Victorville Cement Plant in the US. In Mexico, its Atotonilco Cement Plant, Huichapan Cement Plant and El Carmen Conservation Programme also won awards.

The company is currently celebrating 15 years of scientific research, habitat preservation, and species restoration.

Fernando Gonzalez, CEO of Cemex, said, “We are honoured to once again earn Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation certification for our programmes in the US. This recognition, together with the first-time certification of our conservation programmes in Mexico, underscores the success of our worldwide sustainability efforts.

“This certification further fosters our continued commitment to embed sustainability in all aspects of our operations.”

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