The GCC Foundation was born in 2006 and is committed to the comprehensive development of the State of Chihuahua and the communities where we operate, through specific actions and programs, as well as by channeling resources to three mayor areas:
“Construyendo un Chihuahua Sustentable” is an initiative with the goal of promoting sustainable construction at the State of Chihuahua, economically feasible and environment-friendly, to meet the community’s needs based on a shared vision.
30 organizations participate in this initiative to promote sustainable construction at the State of Chihuahua. It all started with jointly created document bearing the same name that lists the main challenges for the State, as well as possible solutions on four major topics:
GCC has been a pioneer in the community by establishing revision parameters for our Social Responsibility strategy. For twelve consecutive years, we have received the Socially Responsible Company Award, granted annually by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía, Cemefi) and AliaRSE.
GCC is committed to three pillars that drive our social responsibility:
Distintivo ESR® (Socially Responsible Company Award) is not a one-time commitment, but it should be reaffirmed year after year, to keep alive our social responsibility culture. For twelve consecutive years, GCC has remained committed to the society through the SRC Award.
“We are a role model and leader in sustainability for our communities.” We have a business social responsibility committee, chaired by the Company’s Board of Directors, and formed by expert professionals in the area, which sets the guidelines to make the best use of GCC’s capacities and strengths, to respond to our stakeholders’ needs.
Quality and Environment
certified by the National Organization for Construction Standardization and Certification.
labs quality certified by the Mexican Certification Agency (Entidad Mexicana de Acreditación, EMA).
City of Rapid City Sustainability Award
Wyoming Contractors Association Zero Incident Rate Safety Award
Certificate of Appreciation
2003 CSF Merit Award
PCA Safety Innovation Awards
PCA Safety Record Awards
United States DOL MSHA Cerficate of Achievement in Safety Awarded to GCC Dacotah
Large Quarry Group Sentinels of Safety Program
FM Global Highly Protected Risk Award 2015
AGC of America:
The Wyoming Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Recognized GCC Dacotah with a Safety Award for compiling a Zero Incident Rate for 25,000 hours worked.
This award is given to locations where all the critical loss prevention measures have been implemented to protect buildings, machinery and contents of possible losses either by human factors or natural hazards, making the Rapid City Plant the first cement plant from GCC both America and Mexico Divisions to achieve this award and one of the few Cement plants in the United States insured by FM Global to have such recognition. 2016