News • Talento
Colombians highlighted Grupo Argos and its companies, Cementos Argos, Celsia and Odinsa, among the best places to work in the country15 June 2021
- Grupo Argos ranked first among the most attractive business conglomerates to work for at Merco Talento and 71st in the general ranking.
- Cementos Argos and Celsia consolidated their position in the monitor with outstanding positions for the fifth consecutive year, occupying places 13 and 32, respectively. Odinsa ranked 6th in the Construction and Infrastructure sector ranking.
- The results of the monitor reveal the power of the talent management strategy of Grupo Empresarial Argos, the sense of pride and belonging to the team’s corporate culture and its value proposition for employees in each of the industries in which it participates .
The results of the Merco Talent ranking for 2021 revealed the consolidation of Grupo Empresarial Argos as the most attractive business conglomerate to work for in Colombia, after evaluating its ability to attract and retain talent among the collaborators of the 100 companies with the best reputation in Colombia, a group of experts in human resources, final year students of various university careers and the general population.
The general monitor placed Grupo Argos in position 71, Cementos Argos in 13 and Celsia in 32, confirming that they are leading companies in their industries and in the country to attract and retain talent and validating the transversal strategy of human management of the organization.
“We celebrate the recognition given to our human talent, to our diverse and inclusive corporate culture, and to all the efforts that Grupo Empresarial Argos makes to promote extraordinary talent, committed, socially conscious, with a sense of transcendence and oriented towards creating value for all our stakeholders ”.
Jorge Mario Velasquez
President of Grupo Argos
Merco Talento is one of the most widely used rankings globally to measure the ability of companies to attract and retain talent and assesses the way in which employees are compensated and recognized from three dimensions: job quality, employer brand and internal reputation.
Equity and diversity
Grupo Argos recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Top Companies for Women 2023 for its gender equality practices3 November 2023
Forbes and Statista's World’s Best Employers ranking highlighted Grupo Empresarial Argos as one of the best companies to work for globally.19 October 2023
Two Colombian companies made it to the ranking, which assessed companies from 50 countries through over 170,000 surveys. Grupo Empresarial Argos placed 268th thanks to its talent, diversity, and inclusion strategy, which has enabled it to promote inclusive environments that value and respect each of its employees.
Grupo Empresarial Argos' companies consolidate their reputation among the best in Colombia according to Merco18 October 2023
For the third consecutive year, Grupo Argos held the top position as the business conglomerate with the best reputation in the country, highlighting the company's strategic role in the growth and positioning of its businesses as regional infrastructure platforms. In the overall ranking, the company reached the 10th position.
Grupo Argos supported the transaction in which Cementos Argos will combine its operations in the United States with Summit Materials, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.7 September 2023
The transaction was promoted by Grupo Argos in its role as an asset manager and majority shareholder of Cementos Argos, marking a significant milestone in the company's history of growth and value creation since its entry into the U.S. market in 2005.