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Sustainable Development

Environmental Excellence for Responsible Growth


For CEMEX, reaching environmental excellence is a main objective. We dedicate significant efforts to address key sustainability-related issues, from biodiversity and conservation to renewable energy, climate change and emissions monitoring.

Environmental Excellence for Responsible Growth

In addition to the Board-level Sustainability Committee, CEMEX relies on an Environmental Council that identifies, informs and tackles issues including:

  • CEMEX Environmental Management System (EMS)
  • KPIs and standard protocols follow up
  • Emissions monitoring and reporting
  • Biodiversity and conservation efforts
  • Waste and water management
  • Regulation updates, trends and new technologies
  • Promotion of best practices throughout our operation

To access CEMEX's Environmental Policy please click here


Our Carbon Footprint
Our Carbon Footprint

8 million tCO2 annually avoided vs. 1990 level equivalent to offsetting the emissions of 1.5 million vehicles.
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From Waste to Fuel
From Waste to Fuel

16% of our power consumption comes from clean energy sources.
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Minimizing Air Emissions and Enhancing Our Environmental Management
Minimizing Air Emissions and Enhancing Our Environmental Management

84 % of our clinker produced with continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) for major emissions. Our 2020 target is to ensure 100%.
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Conserving Land, Biodiversity and Water
Conserving Land, Biodiversity and Water

94 % of our active quarries have a rehabilitation plan in place.
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