CEMEX and CLH selected for 2017 FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index
October 4, 2017
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced today that it has been selected, together with CEMEX Latam Holdings (“CLH”), its Spanish subsidiary that is publicly listed in Colombia, as members of the 2017 FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index, recognizing the performance of both companies on environmental, social, and governance practices.
CEMEX was recognized as one of the top 10 constituents of the 2017 FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index, which comprises over 100 companies from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.
“We are honored by the inclusion of both CEMEX and CLH in the FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index, which reaffirms our commitment to build a better future, not only in Latin America, but also in all of our regions,” said Fernando A. Gonzalez, CEO of CEMEX. “This selection recognizes the key role that sustainability plays in our business strategy.”
Launched in 2001, the FTSE4Good Emerging Indexes is a series of benchmark and tradable indexes for ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) investors. In 2016, FTSE4Good introduced the FTSE4Good Latin America index which features companies in the region that meet specific thresholds related to anti-corruption, biodiversity, climate change, corporate governance, customer responsibility, health and safety, human rights and community, labor standards, pollution and resources, risk management, environmental and social supply chain, tax transparency, and water use.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable services to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future. For more information, please visit: www.cemex.com
For more information on the FTSE4Good Index, please visit: http://www.ftse.com/products/indices/FTSE4Good
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