Xylem Wins Prestigious Sustainability Award in Colombia

03.01.2014

Xylem Inc. has been announced as the winner of the medium business category in the El Espectador Sustainable Awards sponsored by BBVA bank in Colombia. More than 1,800 companies entered the competition, which recognizes companies that implement policies of social responsibility, sustainability and high entrepreneurial standards as part of their daily operations.

Xylem was recognized for the award after making key contributions in the construction of water treatment plants serving Colombia’s Atlantic coast citizens in Casanare, Cundinamarca, Antioquia and Santander. Xylem has been operating in Colombia since 2006 and is now playing a major role in delivering sustainable water and wastewater transport and treatment solutions in the country.

“We are honored to have received this prestigious award and to be recognised for the important work we do in developing sustainable sources of clean water and improving water quality for the local population,” said Álex de la Ossa, Managing Director of Xylem Colombia.

Source: Xylem Inc.

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