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CMPC General Manager Recognized as “CEO of the Year in Sustainability” by Council of the Americas



Under his management, the forestry company has achieved sustainable management certification for more than 95% of its forests and is committed to Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions reduction targets certified by Science Based Targets (SBTi). Ta. In the next few years, CMPC hopes to transform into a zero-waste multinational company and expand its conservation area from 350,000 hectares to 450,000 hectares.

general manager of C.M.P.C., Francisco Luis Tagle has been awarded the 2023 BRAVO Sustainability CEO of the Year Award by the American Council, becoming the first Chilean to receive this award.

For nearly 30 years, the Bravo Awards have built on a tradition in the private world, as they have been responsible for honoring the careers of managers who have achieved corporate success and driven change in favor of company sustainability and employee care. It has become. People, communities, ecosystems, and your own business.

The award highlighted the commitment Ruiz-Tagle has shown to the company’s goal of operating sustainably. The organization assured that CMPC was recognized for “raising the bar for greener operations in Latin America and around the world.”

They also note that under the Lewis Tuggle government, “CMPC has become one of the largest companies in this sector on the continent, with over 95% of its forest assets certified with sustainable forest management and the energy consumed in its forests.” “We now own over 90% of the total,” he added. Operation from renewable resources. ”

General Manager of CMPC recognized by “American Council”

Commenting on this recognition, Lewis Tuggle said: “This is both an impulse and a challenge for us to follow this path.” CMPC’s activities are deeply connected to the environment, communities, territories and ecosystems that make up CMPC. It’s tied together.”

“Behind these achievements is a large team that works dedicatedly every day to develop a more sustainable company. We would like to thank everyone who has adopted CMPC’s vision as their own. ” added the manager.

It is noteworthy that in 2022 Mr. Lewis Tuggle was elected to the Board of Directors of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSDEnglish acronym), is also the first Latin American to hold this position.

Another aspect highlighted by Council of America BRAVO Business Awards This is related to the issuance of green bonds, which the company has prioritized since 2017, amounting to USD 3.4 billion and accounting for 58% of the financing.

Next time on October 20th, “2023 American Council Symposium and 28th Bravo Business Awards” At the event, which will be held in Miami, CMPC’s general manager will receive a statuette for the initiative he led and will participate in the event as a symposium exhibitor.

Other Chileans will also be honored

Luis Tagle’s pioneering recognition in the sustainability sector joins the list of other Chilean figures in the public and private worlds who have received Bravo Business Awards in various fields.

On the private side, horst pollmann and Enrique Cueto They won the Bravo Business Award CEO of the Year in 2005 and 2008, respectively. Pohlman also received his 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.the same recognition he received Juan Benavidez Also, in 2018, General Manager of Bci, Eugenio von Chrismer was named Financier of the Year.

In the public world, former presidents Ricardo Lagos Two-time Leader of the Year Award (2002 and 2005), former President Sebastian Piñera It received a similar evaluation in 2012. Andres Velasco and Lawrence Golborne They were named Innovators of the Year by the organization in 2009 and 2011, respectively.

Source: Biobiochile

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