The Exame Sustainability Guide highlighted CCR as one of the 61 most sustainable companies in the country, recognizing the concessionaire with the 1st place in the infrastructure segment. Camargo Corrêa Group is the founding shareholder of CCR, the largest private group operating transport infrastructure in Latin America.
For the second consecutive year, Construtora Camargo Corrêa received the Social Responsibility Award of Pró-Cidadania Institute (IPC), with highlight in the Excellence in Partnership category. In its 4th edition, the initiative seeks to recognize successful corporate practices for the inclusion of disabled people in the labor market and the society.
Santista Workwear, a business unit of Tavex, wins the Marca Brasil Award for the 12th consecutive time. Santista Workwear was elected the most recalled brand under the Best Uniform Fabric Brand category.
On November 5, the Brazilian Council for Corporate Volunteering (CBVE) promotes the 6th Annual Seminar of CBVE, with theme "Corporate Volunteering: from concept to practice". During the event, a namesake publication will be launched, intended to guide companies on the development of this type of action. The Ideal Volunteer program by Camargo Corrêa Institute is one of the cases presented by the book.
A whole week dedicated to making the right to survival and development for children up to 6 years of age a priority in the agenda of Brazilian municipalities. This is the purpose of the Baby Week, promoted from November 4 to 10, in four Brazilian states.
The initiative, which as from this year starts to integrate the permanent actions of the Ideal Childhood Program of Camargo Corrêa Institute, aims at articulating governments, civil society and private initiative for the conduction of activities turned to early childhood in the São Paulo municipalities of Apiaí, Itaoca, Jacareí and Cubatão, in Minas Gerais municipalities of Ijaci, Pedro Leopoldo, Santana do Paraíso, and also in Cabo de Santo Agostinho, in Pernambuco and Fortaleza, in Ceará.
On October 20, Camargo Corrêa Group promoted the Doing Good Day in Europe and Africa, with actions held in 5 countries: South Africa, Cape Verde, Egypt, Mozambique and Portugal. In all, around 3 thousand volunteers conducted 14 actions in 10 different cities, benefiting over 8200 people.
In South Africa, which received the Doing Good Day for the first time, around 100 volunteers worked to improve the physical space of three schools. Phambili High School, located in Durban, received painting in its classrooms, in addition to renovations on the floor and replacement of doors and windows. Murchison Primary School, in Port Shepstone, gained a library and a gardening area, while Spes Nova Special Needs School, in Phoenix, has its biology classroom remodeled and its leisure area refurbished.
InterCement, holding for the cement businesses of Camargo Corrêa Group, was a highlight at the 2013 Quality Award, organized by the National Union of Cement Products Industry (Sinaprocim) and the Union of the Cement Products Industry of the State of São Paulo (Sinprocim). Besides being elected the "Best Supplier" by the professionals in the cement products industry, InterCement Brasil won, with the Cauê Cimentos brand, the "Victory Trophy" in the Portland and High Resistance Cements.
To support the growth of Havaianas, the Brazilian brand with greatest international expression, Alpargatas opens today, October 18, in Montes Claros (MG), a new plant that will increase the capacity to produce Havaianas by 40% - it's over 102 million pairs a year. The over 100 sandal models will now be worn by 260 million feet around the world.
Two months after the Latin America edition of the Doing Good Day, the corporate volunteering event conceived by Grupo Camargo Corrêa crosses the ocean and lands on Africa and Europe. On Sunday, October 20, improvement actions will be executed in Portugal, Cape Verde, South Africa, Egypt and Mozambique.
Construtora Camargo Corrêa reached, on Friday, October 11, the landmark of 40 million meals served at the dining hall of the Jirau Hydroelectric Plant.
The team of the dining hall currently has around 270 employees, including two nutritionists and two graduates on the last year of the Nutrition course. Every day, around 20 thousand meals are served, including breakfast, lunch, dinner and night snack.