CEMEX

COMPANY: CEMEX
HEADQUARTERS: San Pedro Garza García, N.L., Mexico
SIZE OF COMPANY: 1,000 or more employees; more than $1B in revenue
INDUSTRY: Miscellaneous manufacturing
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, building materials
NAME OF PROJECT: The CEMEX Sustainable Operations Strategy
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To make the organization more sustainable; improve energy use and management, employ alternative fuels and raw materials, develop and use renewable energy, and promote sustainable construction
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: N/A
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: In 2008, CEMEX reduced CO2 emissions by 15.8% from 1990 levels; also in 2008, the alternative material substitution rate was 12%, meeting its goal for 2015; recipient of the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award in 2009