Cemex receives UN honour

Cemex receives UN honour
Published: 23 September 2010

Cemex was honored yesterday at the World Business and Development Awards by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the International Business Leader Fund (IBLF). Cemex was recognised for its contributions toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals through several of the Company’s programs to foster and facilitate development.

Martha Herrera, Cemex director of Social Responsibility and Community Development in Mexico, was on hand to receive the award on behalf of the Company at a ceremony headed by Helen Clark, Administrator of the UNDP, and also included Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation; Andrew Mitchell, Secretary of State for the UK Department for International Development; Rajiv Shah, administrator of the US Agency for International Development; and the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.