the Asociación de Industrias de la República Dominicana (AIRD) and the Asociación Dominicana de Cemento Portland (ADOCEM), presented this Wednesday the study-diagnosis “Sustainability of the Cement Industry in the Dominican Republic”.
This study presents elements such as the governance of the industry, the quality standards applied, the strategic value that companies give to employment, social investment practices, care for the environment and compliance with environmental regulations.
The presentation of the diagnosis was organized by the AIRD as part of the activity “Industrial Actions that Transform”, where Félix González, president of ADOCEM, and Julissa Báez, executive director of the institution, spoke.
The research was presented by consultant Fhabrisia de Jesús, who highlighted the value of the sustainability of the cement industry for the Dominican economy, while the panel was led by Circe Almánzar, executive vice-president of the AIRD.
González said that the research gathers indicators that are fundamental for the processes of continuous improvement.
The activity also included a panel of best practices by companies in the sector: Cementos Cibao, Cemex, Domicem, and Argos Dominicana, represented by José Sena, Juan Gabriel Rijo, Juna José Peña and Michael Vásquez, respectively. The panel was conducted by Circe Almán