Mexico City, Mexico – December 20 2017 – Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year with the Superbrands Certification Seal, now in its 10th edition. Additionally, the company received the Greenbrand special distinction for being one of the best brands in the area of sustainability.
Superbrands Mexico, considered the leading independent authority on brand ranking, along with the Mexican Council of Brands, awarded this distinction to 120 companies out of 1,000 that were evaluated in the Mexican market. To be included on the list, companies were evaluated on 17 sustainable development goals, which include addressing climate change by 2030, contributing to the eradication of poverty and fighting against inequality and injustice, among others.
“Every day Ecolab serves more than 40 industries and one million customer locations globally, always striving to do so safely and sustainably,” said Tony Sarraf, vice president and general manager for Ecolab Mexico. “This recognition is a testament to the strength of our brand and our socially responsible business model. It also underscores our commitment to helping make the world a better place by protecting the places where people eat, sleep, work and play.”
During its 60 years of operation in Mexico, Ecolab has distinguished itself for its commitment to sustainable growth, helping make the world cleaner, safer and healthier everyday by providing and protecting clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. In 2016 alone, Ecolab helped its customers save 161 billion gallons of water in their operations and processes. By 2030, it aims to increase this goal to 300 billion gallons a year.
In 2017, the Ecolab Mexico team participated in several sustainability and community events. On World Hand Washing Day, Ecolab volunteers taught more than 350 students in eight Latin American countries about the importance of hand washing and water conservation. For the past three years, Ecolab employees also have been working on reforestation efforts at the Cumbres de Monterrey National Park, helping restore the natural water cycle and protect watersheds.
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab (ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and 48,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.
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Alejandro González d’Hyver de las Deses
Communications Manager, Latin America
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