Gold, silver and bronze go to Grupo Argos, Cementos Argos and Celsia in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook

Gold, silver and bronze go to Grupo Argos, Cementos Argos and Celsia in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook
2/20/2019 9:37:09 AM

 

Medellin. Grupo Argos and its subsidiaries Cementos Argos and Celsia were awarded, respectively in their sectors, the gold, silver and bronze awards of the Sustainability Yearbook from the independent firm RobecoSAM.  This ratifies all the companies in the Grupo Argos Business Group as global leaders on sustainability.


The RobecoSAM Yearbook is an important global reference publication for investors that evaluates and recognizes responsible and transparent performance of companies in their economic, social and environmental aspects.


"We received the recognition on behalf of all employees who inspire us and encourage us to continue working actively in the creating shared value for society and our shareholders." This news is the result of a long-term work that is strongly integrated into our strategy and the culture of all our Business Group, "says Jorge Mario Velasquez, Grupo Argos’ CEO.


This is the sixth consecutive year where Grupo Argos and Cementos Argos are part of this yearbook and the third time that Celsia is included.

Since 1999, RobecoSAM has assessed the sustainability performance of more than 2,500 companies worldwide. The results of the Corporate Sustainability Assessment published in its Yearbook, are the starting point for the construction of all Dow Jones sustainability indexes (DJSI).


 * Grupo Argos: It is the most sustainable company in the world in the construction materials sector, according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

 * Cementos Argos: It is the third most sustainable cement company in the world and has been part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 6 years.

 * Celsia: Pioneering electricity company in the incorporation of renewable energies in Colombia and Central America, it is the only Colombian company among the 7 best companies worldwide in the energy sector.


The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes offers insights into investment risks and opportunities, seeking to create long-term shareholder trust and value.

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