CEMEX introduces Vertua<sup>®</sup> in Mexico, its low carbon and net-zero CO<sub>2</sub> products - CEMEX introduces Vertua<sup>®</sup> in Mexico, its low carbon and net-zero CO<sub>2</sub> products
December 7, 2020
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that Vertua®, its low carbon and net-zero CO2 products, is now available in Mexico after a successful introduction in Europe.
Vertua® is a milestone towards carbon-neutral construction becoming a reality. Since December 1, it is available in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Cancun, Tijuana, León, Querétaro, Puebla, Mérida, and Mazatlán, and will be gradually available in the rest of Mexico.
Vertua® is the result of the work done by the CEMEX’s Research and Development Center in Switzerland and it´s one of the main components of the ambition to deliver net-zero CO2 concrete for all products and geographies by 2050. Customers in several European countries are already using Vertua® in flagship infrastructure projects and many climate-friendly building projects, reducing their construction CO2 footprint significantly.
Ricardo Naya, President of CEMEX Mexico, stated, "with Vertua®, we are taking a decisive step in addressing Climate Change in Mexico and the world, by offering a line of concretes with up to 70% fewer carbon emissions. In CEMEX, we embrace the circular economy concept and put it into action by offering our customers solutions like Vertua® to keep them at the forefront of sustainability efforts."
Early this year, CEMEX announced its Climate Action strategy, defining a global target of a 35% reduction of CO2 emissions per ton of cementitious products by 2030. To complement this strategy with a longer-term vision, CEMEX also established an ambition to deliver net-zero CO2 concrete to all its customers globally by 2050.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable services. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future. For more information, please visit: www.cemex.com
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