Cosentino receives the Forbes – Credit Suisse Sustainability Award
This award, achieved in “Industry” category, recognizes the company's performance to develop sustainable policies that are concerned with the principles of environmental, social impact and good corporate governance.
Cosentino Group, global leader company in the production and distribution of innovative and sustainable surfaces for architecture and design, has received the “Forbes - Credit Suisse Sustainability Award”. Promoted by iconic magazine and the leading financial services company, this first edition of the prizes are aimed to recognize the path and efforts of Spanish family businesses that work with the commitment to develop sustainable policies in their business models.
The announcement of the awards has had a large specialized jury that, in first stage, selected 30 finalist companies from more than 250 applications submitted. In a second round, there were individual interviews to assess the impact on ecological transition of the exposed actions. The prizes have been divided by economic sector according to the company model (energy, textile, industrial, agricultural, food, tourism and pharmaceutical), with Cosentino being the winning proposal in the Industry sector.
The “Forbes - Credit Suisse Sustainability Awards” ceremony took place last night with a gala dinner held at the Mandarín Oriental Ritz Hotel in Madrid, which was attended by prominent CEO’s and business representatives. On behalf of the company attended the event Álvaro de la Haza, EVP of Cosentino Group, and Antonio Urdiales, Director of Sustainability.
According to Álvaro de la Haza, “it’s an honor to receive this award that not only recognizes our investments in environmental sustainability in Industrial sector, but also focuses on the capacity and dedication of the entire organization to promote the sustainable work of our business model. For this reason, with modesty and the aim to keep improving, we will continue betting on policies that are concerned with the principles of environmental, social impact and good corporate governance”.