Integrated Report


Transparency and open dialogue for long-lasting relationship

2016 Integrated Report is ranked the best in the world by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

The analysis included reports from 157 companies in 23 sectors in more than 30 countries

With a score of 81.9%, Votorantim Cimentos’ 2016 Integrated Report was named the best in the world by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). In recent years, the company’s scores ranged from 75% in 2015 to 55.6% in 2014.

In 2016, the report contained several new elements, such as the Letter from the Votorantim Cimentos Board of Directors, the Sustainable Development Goals, an evaluation from external experts in sustainability and integrated reports, and the official launch of the company’s purpose, "Life is Made to Last". In addition, changes in the layout simplified the organization of information and reading flow.

"With this result, our responsibility increases even more. Therefore, I look to each of you so that we can continue to evolve in our governance and transparency in the area of sustainability. We had already received significant praise for our 2016 report, but the endorsement from WBCSD really confirms a major evolution in governance, results and good practices," said Alvaro Lorenz, Global Technical Director.

This result clearly shows how committed the company is to transparency and to increasingly strengthening our relationships with all our stakeholders.

About the WBCSD

The WBCSD is a global organization led by CEOs of more than 200 leading companies that work together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world.

It aims to help make member companies more successful and sustainable by focusing on maximizing positive impact for shareholders, the environment and societies.

We believe that transparency and open dialogue are fundamental for long-lasting relationships

This is why we produce an Integrated Report whose purpose is to provide a transparent account of our activities and operations for all the company’s stakeholders. It presents our efforts, advances and achievements in economic, financial and socio-environmental aspects, as well as in governance.

The report was prepared based on the most recent version (G4) of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)​​ guidelines for sustainability reporting and the recommendations of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) for integrated reporting.

We are aligned with the contents established by the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), organized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) to promote sustainability in the cement industry. We are also comply with the directives set forth by the Global Compact, a United Nations Organization (UNO) initiative aimed at promoting ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and combating corruption.

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Last Update on September 26, 2017

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