SKILLS FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION – THE IMPLICATIONS OF INTEGRATING SOCIAL IMPACT AND DRIVING SOCIAL INNOVATION ON HOW TALENT IS SOURCED AND SKILLS ARE DEVELOPED
co-written by Nadya Tsvetanova for WBCSD
Nadya Tsvetanova, HR Management & Development Manager, Devnya Cement AD, HeidelbergCement Group was the selected participant representing the Group in the 2nd stream – Integrating Human & Social Capital for Value Creation. Contributing to all required lecture information sessions, Ms. Tsvetanova was able to showcase her brilliance through her attentiveness, enthusiasm and valuable input to the whole program and the knowledge base of WBCSD.
Devnya Cement unveils Park for the New Life in Devnya
On October 21st, 2016 the new Park for the New Life was unveiled in the city of Devnya – a joint initiative of Devnya Cement and the Municipality of Devnya.
A total of 54 trees were planted for each baby born in the Municipality in 2015 – ash trees for the boys and a catalpa blooming tree for the girls.
DEVNYA CEMENT NAMED NATIONAL CHAMPION IN THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2016/17
Devnya Cement recognised in Europe’s largest business competition
Devnya Cement has been named a National Champion for Bulgaria in The European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM; Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community.
The Awards, now in its 10th year, is supported by business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe, and this year engaged with over 33,000 businesses from 34 countries.
Devnya Cement Announced the Winners of the
International "EFFIX PAVILION 2016" Competition
The prestigious competition received a total of 95 projects of over 100 students and young professionals from 34 countries and 5 continents
The combination of HeidelbergCement and Italcementi creates the number 1 in aggregates production, the number 2 in cement and number 3 in ready-mixed concrete worldwidе
01.07.2016 - HeidelbergCement has completed the acquisition of a 45% stake in Italcementi from Italmobiliare.
The family of Devnya Cement celebrated Global Wellness Day
Over 200 employees and their families gathered on the lawn in front of Devnya Cement under the motto “One day can change your whole life”.
The Green Oscar is once again in the hands of Devnya Cement
During the official ceremony held on June 8th, 2016 at Hilton Hotel Sofia, before an audience of official guests, media and representatives of the Bulgarian government and business elite, Devnya Cement received the Green Oscar in the Industry and Production sector.
Maya Atanasova received the prize for Outstanding Contribution related to Innovation and Efficiency in the fields of Management, Incentives and Adapting Human Resources in the HR category
On May 10, 2016 Maya Atanasova, Human Resources Director of Devnya Cement AD and Vulkan Cement AD participated in the Roundtable on "Promoting & Developing Women’s Entrepreneurship in Bulgaria" under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy and in the presence of Deputy Ministers Daniela Vezieva and Zornitca Rusinova, together with Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia as well as the President of the Syndicate of Bulgarian Teachers Yanka Takeva.
Devnya Cement AD among the Sustainable Development Visionaries part of the "Business – A Force for Good" Forum
"You are part of a legitimate and meaningful way to design an action plan for our growth strategy. I want to shake your hand because you are leader who have taken the initiative and work towards achieving the goals."
These were the opening remarks of President Rosen Plevneliev, who on March 1st, 2016 opened the discussion "Business – a force for good", dedicated to the implementation of the global sustainable development goals of the United Nations. Among the most active representatives of member companies, Mr. Stefano Costa, Managing Director of Devnya Cement AD and Vulkan Cement AD presented the company's approach to sustainable development with a focus on Goal № 9 - Stimulating innovation. Mr. Costa said that "for Italcementi Group, industry, innovation and development are all part of sustainability and that means responsible efficiency in terms of processes and products."
Two FIRST PLACES for Devnya Cement & Vulkan Cement AD at the Annual Health & Safety at Work for 2015
On February 26th, 2016 the VI Annual National Safety & Health at Work Awards for 2015 were held in Sofia, Bulgaria. The competition honored the exceptional performance of companies in terms of their dedication to safe and healthy work conditions in Bulgaria, organized by the Center for Safety & Health at Work and the support of the "General Labor Inspectorate" Executive Agency. The purpose of this initiative is to stimulate the development of Bulgarian enterprises, exchange of best practices and improvement of safety at work throughout the whole country.
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In accordance with Italcementi Group’s commitment to
Sustainable Development, the Company places Care for the Environment and Safety in the center of its management practices and corporate culture. In recent years, Devnya Cement and Vulkan Cement have both made substantial investments towards improving their operations and reducing their impact on the environment.