The Votorantim Group is a company with 100% Brazilian capital that is present in over 20 countries and has been in existence for more than 95 years. It pursues sustainability and the constant expansion of its businesses and sees sustainable development as the path to permanent growth. The Votorantim Group´s Sustainability Principles are aligned with the guidelines of the United Nations Global Pact. One of the principles relates to developing communities as a value and it is within this context that the Instituto Votorantim operates as the driving force behind the Group´s social responsibility.
Local Development and Community Relations are part of Votorantim´s business strategy and, with this in mind, the Institute provides technical advisory services aimed at guiding and driving the Group´s social performance.
Companies and communities developing in synergy
The Instituto Votorantim was created in 2002 to guide the social responsibility strategy of the companies within the Votorantim Group. Its mission is to qualify the Group companies´ social activities and ensure they make a contribution to business competitiveness and community development.
The main objective is to guarantee that the presence of a Votorantim unit improves the quality of life of the local population which also brings a better environment for the companies.
We work according to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
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