Companies joining Carbon Neutral Initiative

Company News    Aug 6, 2021 2:01 PM

Companies from different sectors have joined the Carbon Neutral Initiative.

Grupo Energia Bogota (GEB), joined the Carbon Neutral Alliance, to achieve the country’s environmental and sustainable development goals, La Republica reported.

GEB showed its intention to promote the necessary actions for the fulfillment of the alliance’s goals and join efforts with other agents so that the activities of the Interconnected System reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

“Actions to help combat the impacts of climate change do not wait. From the energy sector, we can contribute to a cleaner matrix by promoting unconventional renewable energies and natural gas as a transition fuel,” GEB’s Juan Ricardo Ortega said.

Other energy companies that are part of this initiative are AES Colombia, Celsia, Enel Colombia, EPM, ISA, ISA Intercolombia, ISA Transelca and Urrá.

Holcim announced an agreement that will allow it to contribute to the National Government’s Carbon Neutrality Program as well.

“We continue to work on our goal towards Net Zero,” Holcim’s Marco Maccarelli said.

Grupo Empresarial Argos and its companies, Cementos Argos and Odinsa, joined the ‘Alliance for Carbon Neutrality’.

“Argos has positioned itself as the leading private organization in environmental compensation in Colombia with the voluntary planting of more than 8.5 million trees in the last six years,” the company highlighted.

In addition, Postobon will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% in 2030, to contribute to climate change management and as part of its sustainable management.

“We are leaders in sustainability and we work every day to strengthen this condition. We are aware of the impacts we generate and we seek to contribute with clear solutions,” Martha Ruby Falla González, Sustainability Director of Postobon, said.

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