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Vitro gets recognized

Vitro achieves a decade of recognition as a socially responsible company.

Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: VITROA), henceforth “Vitro” or the “Company”, the leading glass producer in North America, informs that it was recognized as a Socially Responsible Company. This 2017 is the tenth consecutive year that the Company receives the award, by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Cemefi). To obtain the badge, Cemefi asked companies to present evidence supporting their projects and policies in five indicators; Management of social responsibility, quality of life in the company, business ethics, community engagement and preservation of the environment.
The award ceremony will take place from May 2 to 4 at the IX Latin American Meeting of Socially Responsible Companies, based in Mexico City. Regarding this achievement, which reflects the Company’s commitment with sustainability and social responsibility, Adrián Sada Cueva, CEO of Vitro said: “Our operation is based on a responsible management, working under the highest ethics standards, ensuring an optimal work environment, the welfare of communities and respect for the environment. ” The ESR seal and other achievements such as being part of the Super Companies listed by Expansión, reflect the strategy under the Vitro Sustainability Model. “We thank our employees for this achievement, because with their effort, social responsibility in Vitro lives and transcends to other stakeholders, generating prosperity and value for the Company and society as a whole,” added the CEO. Alfonso Gómez Tamez, Director of Human Development and Continuous Improvement, also commented: “Fulfilling a decade as a Socially Responsible Company is the reflection of solid fundamentals on sustainability at Vitro. The badge is also a commitment to keep working on each of our Social Responsibility projects, advancing with positive actions that impact our entire value chain towards a solid future”. Among sustainability projects in the company that stand out are: a labor inclusion initiative, the annual volunteer of reforestation “Naturally Vitro” and the Environmental Footprint Management program.

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