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  • May 21, 2024
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Bimbo Costa Rica Recognized for Sustainable Development Efforts

Bimbo Costa Rica Recognized for Sustainable Development Efforts

Cartago, Costa Rica — The Costa Rican Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) honored Bimbo Costa Rica for its exceptional dedication to sustainable development, awarding the company for “Efforts in Energy Sustainability and Decarbonization.” This recognition underscores Bimbo’s substantial environmental achievements, notably the installation of over 900 solar panels and the acquisition of 54 electric trucks aimed at reducing carbon emissions.

Bimbo Costa Rica has undertaken a comprehensive sustainability strategy, including energy consumption, waste management, and water conservation initiatives. These efforts align with Grupo Bimbo’s global sustainability goals, emphasizing environmental stewardship, community engagement, and continuous improvement.

Bimbo Costa Rica’s initiatives are multifaceted, addressing various aspects of sustainability. The company’s solar panel installation project significantly reduces reliance on non-renewable energy sources, contributing to a greener energy grid. The fleet of 54 electric trucks, replacing traditional fuel-powered vehicles, showcases Bimbo’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting cleaner transportation alternatives.

Collaboration with companies like Bimbo is essential for sustainable development and mitigating climate change impacts in vulnerable regions like Central America.

Minister Franz Tattenbach praised the company’s efforts

The recognition from MINAE highlights Bimbo Costa Rica’s role as a pioneer in sustainable practices within the private sector. By setting a high standard for environmental responsibility, Bimbo Costa Rica inspires other corporations to adopt similar measures. Minister Tattenbach emphasized the importance of such collaborations, noting that corporate leadership in sustainability is crucial for achieving broader environmental goals.

Bimbo Costa Rica remains committed to expanding its sustainability efforts, exploring new technologies and partnerships to further enhance their environmental impact. The company aims to increase its use of renewable energy sources and continue reducing its carbon footprint, with ambitious sustainability targets set for the coming years.

This recognition from MINAE serves as an inspiration for other companies to integrate sustainable practices into their operations. It reflects a growing trend in the business community toward embracing corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability as essential components of their business strategies.

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About Grupo Bimbo
Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest bakery company, operates in 35 countries across four continents. Known for its extensive portfolio of bakery and snack products, Grupo Bimbo is dedicated to quality, innovation, and sustainability. The company’s global sustainability initiatives focus on reducing environmental impact, supporting communities, and promoting responsible business practices.

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