For us, sustainability means achieving our growth ambitions while considering the current and future needs of society. This means providing eco-efficient and innovative building materials and services to our customers; working ethically and transparently, in accordance with the law and regulations; providing a healthy, safe and inspiring work environment for our employees; and promoting the development of the communities where we operate so they can prosper.

Sustainability is a driver of our business. We have a long history of initiatives to promote the social and environmental development of the communities where we operate, and we actively participate in international forums that seek to foster sustainability in the cement industry.

As leaders in the building materials industry in Brazil and one of the most important companies in this sector at a global level, we seek to grow, innovate and increase our operational efficiency through the adoption of the most advanced technologies to reduce emissions, improve energy efficiency, ensure the safety and health of our employees, reduce our environmental footprint and promote the development of the communities where we operate.

Safety

en-US Nossa empresa é feita por pessoas e para pessoas, por isso não há sucesso nem excelência sem saúde e segurança. Nesse aspecto, nossa meta é agressiva: a redução ousada de lesões e a eliminação das mortes são nossos principais objetivos. Além disso, para estimular um ambiente de trabalho saudável e apoiar o bem-estar de nosso time, temos atividades que promovem alimentação saudável, atividades esportivas, ergonomia e prevenção de doenças cardíacas.

Ethics & Compliance

en-US Temos um forte compromisso com a ética, leis, normas e regulamentos dentro e fora de nossa empresa. Garantimos um padrão de comportamento ético por meio de um código de conduta que apresenta os princípios para nossa relação com todos os públicos com os quais estamos envolvidos, de funcionários e fornecedores a acionistas, clientes, comunidades e governo.

Community Engagement

en-US Somos parte da comunidade onde atuamos, por isso valorizamos tanto o diálogo e a transparência. Incentivamos o trabalho de empreendedores locais, contribuindo para o desenvolvimento dos cidadãos e encorajando novas oportunidades e perspectivas; desenvolvemos redes e alianças que proporcionem o diálogo social e maior envolvimento com as comunidades; e incentivamos o fortalecimento da administração pública de forma a torná-la mais eficaz e eficiente. Queremos fazer mais, por isso esses quatro fatores estratégicos deram origem a uma série de compromissos estabelecidos para 2020. Será alcançando esses objetivos que garantiremos que a sociedade crescerá junto com a gente nos próximos anos.

Eco-Efficiency & Innovation

en-US Investimos no desenvolvimento de tecnologias que promovam a ecoeficiência em nossos processos e produtos. Temos o compromisso de proteger as fontes de água e da biodiversidade por meio da gestão de áreas protegidas conectadas às nossas unidades.

INTEGRITY & TRANSPARENCY

We believe that the path to operational excellence is directly connected with ensuring high standards of compliance, ethics and transparency; therefore, we make every effort to ensure that these premises are always part of the company’s reality and everyday activities. We are fully committed to legal and regulatory compliance and to ethical conduct in our operations. And to reinforce the importance of compliance principles in our culture, since 2013 we have maintained our Compliance Program, which is based on our values, management beliefs and code of conduct.

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Nine billion people living well and respecting the critical limits of the planet will demand a huge amount of infrastructure, such as homes, schools, hospitals, roads.
Eco-Efficient and innovative building materials

For this reason, we believe that sustainability means meeting our growth ambitions within the current and future needs of society, by offering eco-efficient and innovative building materials and services to our customers, acting ethically and transparently in accordance with the law and regulations and providing an inspirational, healthy and safe working environment for our employees and support our communities, ​so they can thrive. By operating in line with these commitments, we will continue to create value for our stakeholders.​​

Our Sustainability Strategic Drivers

Safety

Ethics and Compliance

Community Engagement

Eco-Efficiency & Innovation


To operate in line with these beliefs and to meet its sustainability concepts, we have set ambitious goals in several areas. Our sustainability strategy is based on four main strategic drivers

Our Sustainability Commitments para 2020

 

Safety

 

Ethics & Transparency

 

Community Engagement

 

Eco-Efficiency & Innovation

To operate in line with these beliefs and to meet its ​su​stainability concepts, we have set ambitious goals in several areas. Our sustainability strategy is based on four main strategic drivers

It is simply not possible to achieve robust and sustainable growth without taking consistent actions to further sustainable development. Therefore, we have set goals for each sustainability strategic drivers for meeting the needs of society.​​​

Sustainability in our governance

In our internal structure, Sustainability is a business area with direct report to the CEO, under the Global Thecnical Directory and Corporate Development Directory. Both areas are responsible for setting the standards, policies and practices and monitoring our performance indicators globally.​