DOE recognizes CEMEX for its ISO 50001 energy management system certification
09 January 2017
The Department of Energy (DOE) through its Philippine Industrial Energy Efficiency Project (PIEEP) recognized CEMEX Philippines for its implementation of ISO 50001 Energy Management System (EnMS) in its cement plants. CEMEX Philippines’ subsidiaries, Solid Cement Corporation and Apo Cement Corporation, are the first cement plants in the country to be certified by SGS Philippines for EnMS. “We at CEMEX make every effort to proactively contribute to the growing demand for positive change in our resource-constrained world. Having our cement plants certified for EnMS ensures that we are operating sustainably by optimizing our energy use in a systematic and environmentally sound way. This recognition is a testament to CEMEX’s commitment in building a better future now,” said CEMEX Energy Director Eduardo Pons. The recognition was given during the Don Emilio Abello Energy Efficiency Awards Ceremony at the Maxim Hotel, Resorts World Manila on December 12. PIEEP is jointly implemented by DOE, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). In photo are (L-R) Sanjaya Man Shrestha, UNIDO Industrial Energy Efficiency Program manager; Fakhruddin Azizi, UNIDO representative - Philippines; Eduardo Pons, CEMEX Philippines energy director; Ernesto Felix, CEMEX Philippines vice president for operations and technology; Alfredo Cusi, DOE secretary; and Jesus Cristino Posadas, DOE undersecretary. CEMEX Philippines offers a broad product mix of building solutions to the Philippine market. Its subsidiaries, Apo Cement Corporation and Solid Cement Corporation, produce and market the well established cement brands APO and Rizal. Visit www.cemexholdingsphilippines.com for news and updates or like and follow CEMEX Philippines on Facebook and Instagram. For partnerships, contact the Public Affairs Unit at (632) 849 3600.