Colombian cement company Cementos Argos is once again highlighted in the FTSE4 Good Sustainability Index for its solid environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. This year Argos is the only Colombian company to achieve an outstanding listing in the construction materials category.
“We are very excited about being included in the FTSE4Good, because it recognizes the importance of sustainability management and value creation for us, as well as the efforts we have been making to communicate our goals in a transparent and timely manner in environmental, social commitments and government aspects,” said María Isabel Echeverri, Argos’s legal and sustainability vice president.
Companies are evaluated on more than 150 indicators that cover topics such as efficient use of water, climate change, biodiversity, health and safety, labor standards, human rights and communities, fiscal transparency, corporate governance and anti-corruption.
Argos is also listed in the latest version of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index as one of the most sustainable companies in the world in its sector. Additionally, the producer received the silver medal in the S&P Global Sustainability Yearbook 2021.