CEMEX promoted resilience in ARISE Mexico Forum 2019
November 6, 2019
- CEMEX received the Ramazzini & Carvalho Prize for the development of more resilient societies through comprehensive disaster risk management
- CEMEX is a member of the United Nations global council for Disaster Risk Reduction.
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it received the Ramazzini & Carvalho Award for its urban transformation resilience strategy and its products and services that contribute to build resilient societies. The award was presented at the ARISE Mexico Forum: Resilience for all.
The Award recognizes CEMEX’s positive impact on more than 16.1 million people worldwide. It also highlights the company's commitment to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of more people through the creation of strategic alliances that allow it to offer available resources and experiences to everyone.
CEMEX participated in the ARISE Mexico Forum: Resilience for all, promoting sustainability and corporate responsibility inside and outside of companies to generate value for interest groups that foster the development of a more resilient environment. Similarly, the company seeks to promote a sustainable future through various multisectoral projects, strategies, and alliances.
“Strategic allies such as CEMEX have allowed us to create the ARISE MX National Network, which through its leadership, currently represents one of the most committed networks to people's lives and security, as well as to the protection of businesses in the country,” said Mami Mizutori, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).
“A comprehensive disaster risk management strategy—involving our employees, communities, national and local governments, academia, civil society organizations, and multilateral organizations—is the best way to promote people’s integrity and wellbeing. The impact of disasters can be prevented,” said Martha Herrera, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at CEMEX and Director of the CEMEX-Tec Center for Sustainable Development.
CEMEX focuses its efforts on promoting resilient infrastructure and innovation in the construction ecosystem. Through sustainable and resilient infrastructure, it generates shared value and thriving communities. Resilient communities and businesses are key to local economic development. That is why CEMEX's participation in ARISE Global and Mexico pays for disaster risk reduction at both national and global levels.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable services. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the wellbeing of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future. For more information on CEMEX, please visit: www.cemex.com
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