In a new campaign aiming to slash water and land pollution caused by reckless disposal of plastic grocery bags, Medellin-based retail giant Exito is teaming-up with Colombia’s Environment Ministry and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to promote broader adoption of reusable grocery bags.
The multi-billion-dollar business of gold mining in Antioquia has suffered enormously from decades of violence, land invasions, murders, extortions, environmental destruction, illegal and “informal” mining, as well as the intromission of guerrilla and “paramilitary” groups.
Medellin-based power transmission giant ISA announced April 14 that it managed to offset 100% of its total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via a reforestation project in Bajo Cauca, Antioquia.
Medellin-based multinational Grupo Argos announced April 11 that it just signed a deal with Bogotá Mayor Enrique Peñalosa to receive all 2.5 million of Bogotá’s used tires -- which will be used as combustion fuel for the Cementos Argos cement plant at Rioclaro, Antioquia.
Medellin-based public utility EPM – now a multinational operating 48 different companies in seven Central American and South American countries – on April 5 presented its full-year 2015 results, showing a 14% hike year-on-year in profits and an 18% jump in revenues.