Grupo Argos donates 4,800 square meters to the Universidad del Atlántico to expand its headquarters1 July 2022
- This Friday, July 1st, the donation of this land was made official, which will allow the Universidad del Atlántico to expand its university campus to have more spaces to strengthen its academic offer.
- This donation reaffirms Grupo Argos’ commitment to the development of Barranquilla and the Atlantic through education as an engine of positive transformation.
- The donated land is located in the municipality of Puerto Colombia in the northwest of the department of Atlántico.
With this donation, Grupo Argos reaffirms its commitment to contribute to the development of the department of Atlántico through high-impact projects. The land donated by the company has 4,822 square meters and will allow the Universidad del Atlántico to expand its campus and offer more spaces to its students in order to strengthen the offer of higher education in the region.
“At Grupo Argos we are convinced of the role that education plays as an engine of positive transformation of the territories, for this reason, we are proud to announce the donation of 4,822 square meters that we make to the Universidad del Atlántico and that will benefit thousands of students. This donation reaffirms the company’s conviction to continue promoting the urban, commercial and social development of the department of Atlántico”.
Camilo Abello – Senior Director of Sustainability Grupo Argos
The delivery of this property, whose commercial value amounts to COP 771 million, was made official today and was attended by the rector of the University, which to date has more than 22,000 students.
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
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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.