Grupo Bimbo: CEO Invites to Add Willing Voices for Climate Change

Mexico City / MX. (gb) Climate change is one of the biggest environmental challenges facing our world today. It is estimated that by 2050, the world population will exceed nine billion people, which will require more water, energy and food, all of them compromised by climate change.

Daniel Servitje, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V., the leading baking company in the world, recognized that in order to minimize the impact of climate change, punctual actions from industry, government and civil society are required. Therefore, heading to the negotiations of the COP21 to be held next December in Paris, the executive invited to add willing voices with the goal of reaching a responsible agreement for the benefit of present and future generations.

Grupo Bimbo is the leading baking company in the world. It has more than 129’000 associates and in 2014 generated 14’064 million USD in sales. It has 165 production plants and nearly 1’700 sales centers located strategically in 22 countries over the world, throughout three continents. It produces over ten thousand products under more than 100 household brands in categories as sliced bread, buns and toast. It also has an extensive distribution network in Mexico and one of the largest of the American continent. Grupo Bimbo’s shares have traded on the Mexican Stock Exchange since 1980. Grupo Bimbo reaffirms its commitment to the environment by bringing their environmental sustainability programs to all the countries where it operates (Images: Grupo Bimbo).