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Revenda Construção Top of Mind Awards (2019)

Best Product of the Year: 1st place to Votoran, Poty, Itaú and Tocantins cements and Itaú hydrated lime

Revenda Construção Top of Mind (2019)

Number one brand in cements and hydrated lime (Itaú), according to a national survey.  In addition, Votomassa and Itaú grout and lime paint were also Top 5 in the national ranking

Featured Suppliers in Construction
Mortar-laying/ceramic/porcelain flooring (2017)

Votorantim Cimentos was chosen for the quality of its products or services, meeting demands, receptivity of the brand, experience and specialization

Top of Mind / Brands from Rio Grande
Cement – Votoran (2017)

Votorantim Cimentos was chosen by the Amanhã Group as one of the Top of Mind brands from Rio Grande

Top of Mind / Revenda & Construção Magazine
1st Limestone / Cement 2nd Mortar (2017)

Votorantim Cimentos once again won the Top of Mind Award from Revenda & Construção Magazine as one of the top of mind brands in several categories No representative

Anuário Época NEGÓCIOS
360º (2014/2015)

Building and Decoration Materials – Votorantim Cimentos Brazil

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Exame Magazine Melhores e Maiores (Biggest and Best)Award (2014/2015)

Construction Industry–Votorantim Cimentos BR

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Anuário Valor 1000 maiores (1000 biggest Annual)

Largest building and decoration materials company – Votorantim Cimentos Brazil

Prêmio Executivo de Valor da revista Valor Econômico (Valued Executive) (2015)

Renowned executive in Construction Industry in 2014.

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Carbon Disclosure Project’s A- List 2018 (2019)

Votorantim Cimentos was the best-rated cement company in Brazil and among the top three in the world in the Climate category. Only Heidelberg also received an A- score (no cement company received an A score).


“Healthy Company” (2019)

presented to Votorantim Cimentos Spain by the Spanish Association of  Standardization and Certification (Aenor).


Latin-American Transformers Award, from Rede América (2019)

Votorantim Cimentos’ Babassu Chain Support Program, in Sobral/CE, was recognized in the Sustainable Businesses and Communities category.


Clemente Greco Award (2018)

In the Innovation, Environmental or Cement Sustainability Project category, the award-winning project was “Production of pozzolans from basic slag acidification”, developed by José Eustáquio Machado from the R&D & Quality team.


WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) (2019)

The #Reporting Matters initiative placed VC’s 2018 Integrated Report among the “Top Ten in the World” in the Building Materials industry.


Best evaluation by CDP (2018)

In early 2019, our climate change management received an A- grade by CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the best evaluation among 63 cement companies in the world. The organization maintains the most comprehensive environmental database, which, for more than 15 years, has supported the decisions of a network of investors valued at over US$ 100 trillion.


Integrated Report (2018)

Our 2017 Integrated Report was recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as the best report in the construction materials industry and in Latin America, and the fourth best in the world. In all, 158 reports were evaluated based on targets and commitments, strategy, performance, report navigation, design, conciseness and completeness.


Corporate Transparency (2018)

We led the “Transparency in Corporate Reports” ranking by Transparency International, which evaluates the 100 largest companies and the 10 largest banks in Brazil. Conducted for the first time, the study evaluates the level of corporate transparency of companies on three aspects: the way they disclose information about their anticorruption practices, organizational structure, and financial data related to performance in other countries.


Energy Management National Award (Canada) (2018)

Our St Marys Cement Bowmanville unit in Ontario was recognized by National Resources Canada (NRC) for significant energy savings and availability to share its experiences and systems. The NRC is a government organization that promotes the responsible use of the country’s natural resources.


Aggregates Producers Association (Canada) (2018)

VCNA’s Prairie Material Aggregates division earned awards in the safety, environment and community relations categories during the organization’s annual convention in Illinois (USA).


Sustainable Development/Spain (2018)

VCEAA received three awards from the Spanish Aggregates Association: first place in the Restoration category (Cova El Toril project, in Seville), first place in the Economic Contribution and Added Value to Society category (for the reactivation of the Oural cement unit and the quarry in Triacastela, and the recovery of Cova Eirós), and second place in Biodiversity, for the regeneration of the El Zairón gravel pit (Seville).


“Mi empresa es saludable” (2018)

VCEAA received an award in the Emotional Well-being category, a recognition to companies that place employee health as a strategic priority. Contribution to the environment – The Sivas unit, in Turkey, was recognized by the Environmental Board of Sivas for its environmental contribution and social responsibility projects, such as tree planting, quarry rehabilitation, landscaping and facility layout.


2018 Gold Awards (2018)

VCEAA’s India unit received two top awards in 2018: environmental performance, by the Greentech Foundation, and health and safety, by Apex India.


Ontario Stone Sand & Gravel Association Awards (2018)

Our Canada Building Materials (CBM) Aggregates division received seven awards from the association, four for progressive rehabilitation and three for community relations, in recognition of the businesses’ commitment to sustainability.


























Dr. Clemente Greco
Innovation, Environmental or Cement Sustainability Project (2017)

Use of black mud (Caron plant tailing) from VM Niquelândia as “class E” pozzolan

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Dr. Clemente Grecco Award (2016)

The Best Innovation, Environmental or Sustainability Cement Project

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National Innovation Award (2015)

Porto Velho unit in Brazil for pozolanic cement production.

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Ontario Concrete Awards
Material Development and Innovation, Structural Design Innovation, Sustainable Concrete Construction e Institutional Building – St Marys and CBM in Canada

St Marys and CBM no Canadá

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Investment Grade by S&P Global Ratings (2019)

Standard & Poor’s risk agency upgraded VC’s global rating from BB + to BBB- with stable outlook.


Valor Innovation Award (2019)

A survey by Valor Econômico newspaper in partnership with the consulting firm Strategy&/PwC listed the 150 most innovative companies in Brazil. Votorantim Cimentos ranked 84th overall and 4th in the Building and Decoration Materials industry.


“Best Place to Work” (2019)

Votorantim Cimentos once again made the ranking of the 150 best places to work produced by Você S/A magazine.


Época Negócios 360º Award (2019)

Votorantim Cimentos was named the Best Company in the Building and Decoration Materials category.


The 100 Most Innovative in IT (2019)

Votorantim Cimentos ranked 72nd in the list of the most innovative IT companies, an award organized by the IT Mídia website/magazine.


100+ Innovative in IT use (2018)

Recognition in the Engineering and Construction Industry category granted by IT Mídia, in partnership with PwC. The award highlights the contribution of technology to innovative solutions in companies.


Cornerstone Certification (2018)

Our CBM Codrington mining operation was certified by the Cornerstone Standards Council, Ontario (Canada), for responsible extraction of aggregates, meeting the highest environmental and social standards. 


Health and Safety (2018)

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association recognized the St Marys CBM Ready Mix division for their low lost-time injuries rate, staying below the global Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) rate for three consecutive years.


Company of the Year in the Mineral Sector
Aggregates and other construction minerals (2017)

Criteria evaluated: a) Growth policy – investments in new projects or expansions; b) Technological innovations or modernizations; c) Environmental policy – compatibility of the production activity with the conservation of the environment; d) Human resources policy and community relations.

Best of Metro
Household (2017)

Launch of new cement portfolio – one type of cement for each type of construction project.

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Executivo de Valor (“Valued Executive”) in the Construction Industry (2017)

Walter Dissinger was elected for the third time the “Valued Executive” in the Construction Industry in the 17th Executivo de Valor Awards, presented by the Valor Econômico newspaper. The award recognizes the best business managers in Brazil, in 23 economic sectors.

Tax Record Holder Award

Yozgat na Turquia

Award under TOP 10 ASSESSEES Category by Office of Central Excise, Customs & Service Tax, Government of India

Shree Digvijay Cement na India

Excellence in
Management