• Following a commitment to bolster construction of resilient and sustainable urban communities CEMEX has released a report detailing 2014 successes. According to a press release:

    Some important achievements during 2014 include:

    Completed almost 600 infrastructure projects that required more than 8 million square meters of concrete pavement in 14 countries, including highways, mass transit projects, airport runways and city streets.

  • Contributed to the construction of 3,150 affordable and resource efficient units in 12 countries, representing more than 180,000 square meters of construction.

  • Since 1998, CEMEX’s high impact social initiatives have benefited almost 7 million people, including 550,000 families that have joined the social and inclusive business opportunities such as Patrimonio Hoy, Productive Centers of Self-Employment (PCS) and Construapoyo.

  • Led the industry in the use of alternative fuels, transforming agricultural, industrial, and municipal waste into fuel for cement kilns. In 2014, CEMEX achieved close to 28% alternative fuel substitution.

  • Avoided emissions of over 8 million tons of CO2 into the atmosphere, equivalent to the yearly average emissions from 1.5 million cars.

  • Reduced Lost Time Injury (LTI) Rate by 33% for employees and 23% for contractors compared to 2013.

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