Grupo Bimbo announced that it has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) to receive 100 megawatts of wind energy from Invenergy, North America’s largest independent renewable energy company. The agreement will deliver emissions reductions as well as social and economic benefits related to Invenergy’s Santa Rita East wind farm in Texas. Construction and operation of Invenergy’s Santa Rita East… Read more »
Grupo Bimbo inaugurated the first Ecologic Sales Center in Mexico City, which is to become the company´s new sustainable distribution model. Chairman and CEO Daniel Servitje reminded the history that links Mexico City with the Company, where it has its origin over 65 years ago and remains, to date, as one of its main operating and commercial distribution sites. Javier González Franco, President of Bimbo S.A., stated, «the new Ecologic Sales Center will meet the Company´s distribution needs in the downtown area of Mexico City with a new fleet moved by wind. The fleet is comprised by 73 electric vehicles with an engine technology developed, for the first time, by technicians from the bakery company». Servitje showed his satisfaction for closing the operations sustainable cycle, and henceforward, distribution.
Grupo Bimbo concluded today the largest and most important conversion to renewable energy sources done by a company in the food industry at a global level. Daniel Servitje, Grupo Bimbo CEO, started-up the operations of the Piedra Larga Wind Farm that will supply electric power to 45 facilities in Mexico, covering almost all of the company’s operations in the country.