We are members of the Dow Jones Global Sustainability Indexes
According to the Dow Jones Global Sustainability Indexes (DJSI), Grupo Nutresa is one of the eight leading companies in sustainability in the world, allowing us to position ourselves as one of the most sustainable companies in the food industry due to our performance in economic, social, and environmental areas.
and Merco Talento 2017
During 2017, Grupo Nutresa positioned itself as the second-best reputed company in Colombia, and the first in the food and drinks sector, according to research done by Merco Empresas. In the same year, we were also recognized by them as the second-best company in the country to attract and keep new talent.
Distrital Environmental Excellency (PREAD)
Our factory in Bogota is recognized by the Program for Distrital Environmental Excellency (PREAD) with ‘Elite in Sustainable Development’ status. We were awarded first place among 140 companies that participated in the program. This distinction recognizes our Company’s leadership in implementing environmental management systems, social and corporate responsibility, and sustainable production and consumption.
Program for Regional Environmental Leadership for Sustainable Companies
Our Company is recognized by CORNARE, the Autonomous Regional Corporation of Antioquia’s East, as a ‘Great Progressive Leader’ for our commitment with sustainable development and social management. This is a recognition of our actions towards caring for the environment, efficient use of natural resources, and creating wellbeing in the communities where we work.
First place in Corporate Climate
In 2016, we were awarded first place for corporate climate among 57 companies and over 500 collaborators in Colombia and abroad who were evaluated by the Center for Research on Corporate Climate (CINCEL). This achievement recognizes our interest in contributing to the personal growth and development of our families and the Company.
2017 Andrigraf Award
The packaging for Jumbo Cracker won the 2017 Andrigraf Award for its design in the ‘flexography printing’ category.
The certification as a ‘Good Employer’ given to the Compañía Nacional de Chocolates Peru by the Association of Good Employers (ABE), who are sponsored by the American Chamber of Commerce in Peru (AmCham), in the category of ‘Entrepreneurial Partner’, is an initiative that promotes respect, care, recognition, and development of our collaborators in a harmonious work environment. It is therefore an achievement that ratifies our commitment to the quality of life and wellbeing of everyone in our organization.
Because we are committed to generating new educational opportunities and the personal development of our collaborators, Chocolates Mexico graduated 92 collaborators who finished their studies in elementary, secondary, or technical education through the Kuayolo education program, which took place in the plant. This initiative promotes inclusive education and is recognized by the Mexican government for its social contribution to improving the quality of life of employees, for its trajectory, and for being a leader in the corporate sector’s work with the Secretary of Public Education, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, and the National Institute for the Education of Adults.
for Environmental Commitment
The award for ‘Environmental Commitment’ that Chocolates Mexico got from Mexico’s Secretary of Environment is an acknowledgement of the Company’s initiative of reforestation and care of natural resources, which has allowed us to plant over 24,000 trees since 2011 in the communities near the plant with the support and leadership of our volunteers. This is one way in which we continue strengthening the actions that promote sustainable development that allow us to contribute to the reduction of environmental impacts and the construction of a better future for everyone.