Cementos Argos is Dow Jones' Sustainability winner in construction materials

Cementos Argos is Dow Jones' Sustainability winner in construction materials
Published: 12 September 2016

Tagged Under: Cementos Argos 

For the fourth consecutive year, Cementos Argos was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) this time as an industry leader for construction materials, with results that support its leadership in social, environmental and economic issues.

"The permanence in this index confirms our business model, in which we start with sustainability and innovation as pillars of the strategy to create value for our customers, shareholders, communities, employees, and other stakeholders," said Juan Esteban Calle, CEO of Cementos Argos.

Each year about 2500 global companies, listed on the stock exchange, belonging to about 59 economic sectors, are invited to participate.

Cementos Argos stood out among a select group of companies for the best sustainability performance worldwide after attaining the highest rating in the industry. Argos obtained the best scores for Biodiversity, Operational Eco efficiency, Water related risks, Social Reporting, Labour Practice Indicators and Human Rights, Tax Strategy, Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy, Human Talent Development and Talent Attraction and Retention.