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November 7, 2016
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) awarded CEMEX its highest recognition for the company’s conservation efforts in Mexico and the El Carmen ecological reserve. El Carmen also received the 2016 Gold Tier Program of the Year for its biodiversity protection projects.
CEMEX’s conservation programs at the Atotonilco Cement Plant in Mexico earned the WHC’s Awareness and Community Engagement Project Award. In addition to the WHC’s Gold Tier Program of the Year, El Carmen also received the Species of Concern Project Award, the Mammals Project Award, the Desert Project Award, and the Forest Project Award.
“Thanks to organizations such as the Wildlife Habitat Council, biodiversity conservation is gaining increasing importance, and we are proud to achieve this recognition,” said Fernando A. Gonzalez, CEO of CEMEX. “These awards foster our commitment to build a better future by underscoring our efforts to preserve nature.”
WHC promotes and certifies habitat conservation and management on corporate lands through partnerships and education. WHC programs translate corporate sustainability goals and objectives into tangible and measurable on-the-ground actions. Through a focus on building collaboration for conservation with corporate employees, other conservation organizations, government agencies and community members, WHC programs focus on healthy ecosystems and connected communities.
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