Cemex expects social initiatives to benefit over 10m people by 2020

Cemex expects social initiatives to benefit over 10m people by 2020
Published: 29 September 2015

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Cemex announced today that, after reaching close to 7m beneficiaries through its social programmes, it has set the goal of benefiting more than 10m 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, CEO 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.