MENDOZA, Argentina, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional business publication Latin Trade announced the winners of the Latin Trade IndexAmericas Sustainability Awards at the Inter-American Development Bank's Annual Meeting.
The winners in each of the five categories were: Valeo (Environment); AES Corporation (Social Innovation); Johnson & Johnson (Corporate Governance); Telefónica (Development) and Globant (Multilatinas).
The award ceremony took place during the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Annual Meeting at the InterContinental Hotel in Mendoza, Argentina.
"Business leaders are increasingly more aware of these matters, which for us, have always been a priority," said Guibert Englebienne, CTO and Founding Partner of Globant.
The event, presented by Latin Trade's Southern Cone Director, Mariano Vergara Hegi and Commercial Vice President María Cristina Restrepo, gathered business leaders, authorities, IDB officials and special guests and sponsors, Arcos Dorados and Copa Airlines.
In 2016, the IDB launched the IndexAmericas, with data from 6,000 companies using 400 indicators to quantify corporate good practices in environment, society, corporate governance and economic development. From that data, Latin Trade selected and awarded the best companies.
"Building on this impressive methodological development, Latin Trade identified the companies that are doing the right things for shareholders, environment and society," said Santiago Gutiérrez, Executive Editor, Latin Trade. "With the award, we want to acknowledge the most sustainable companies, and at the same time, challenge Latin American business leaders to step up their sustainability standards for the good of the region".
About the IDB and Latin Trade
The IDB Annual Meeting and IDB Invest gathers more than 1,000 guests, including ministers and other government, business and social leaders.
Latin Trade is a leading provider of information and business services to companies operating in Latin America. It publishes award-winning content in Spanish and English for distribution throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States through print and online media.
SOURCE Latin Trade