On July 21, 2010 in the city of Manila, Cemex hosted a summit that gathered leaders and pioneers from the Philippines construction industry and allied communities and industries involved in various outreach projects in the country. The summit gathered participants to forge partnerships in building a sustainable and environmentally-responsible future for the Philippines.
The first part of the meeting, entitled “Gathering Hands: Sustainability at Work”, aimed to achieve a “meeting of minds” among various industry stakeholders. It featured presentations from representatives of Aboitiz Power Corporation, Ayala Land, Conservation International, the National Eco-labeling Board of the Philippines, Pilipinas Shell, Synergeia Foundation, and TSPI Development Corporation. Industry stakeholders also spoke on various topics including organizational competitiveness, renewable energy, stakeholder engagement and product eco-labeling.