Sustainability is an integral part of Orbia’s commitment to advance life around the world. Quite simply, we aim to give rather than take. On our path to become a purpose-driven, future-fit organization, we’re working with governments, the private sector, and local not-for-profit organizations around the world to help bring about a more livable future. Because together, we can push the boundaries for a better tomorrow.

In 2018, Orbia joined the UN Global Compact, which encourages businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible practices.

Sustainability Documents

Sustainability Report 2019

Find out more about our commitment to sustainability in our 2019 Sustainability Report. It was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standards core option and includes our communication on progress to the UN Global Compact, CEO Water Mandate, SASB Index and how we are addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals through our solutions for resilience.

ESG Summary
Climate Risk Assessment


Member of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

In 2020, Orbia has been selected for the second year in a row as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) in the materials category for the MILA Pacific Alliance Index.


2019 Latin Trade Index Americas Sustainability Award

Latin Trade has honored Orbia as one of the most sustainable companies in Latin America, granting us the 2019 Sustainability Award for our innovative work in the area of irrigation.


2019 Social Responsibility Award

We are honored to announce that, for the twelfth year in a row, Orbia has received the award for social responsibility, delivered by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI).


2019 World Changing Ideas Award

Orbia is proud to announce that the plastic pollution-reducing project PlasticRoad received an honorable mention in the Spaces, Places and Cities category of the 2019 World Changing Ideas awards.



Contribute to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050

We signed the Business Ambition 1.5 °C pledge and joined the UN and global leaders to limit global warming to 1.5°C.


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Climate Transparency

We completed our first TCFD-aligned climate risk assessment in 2019 and became official supporters of the TCFD in 2020. Orbia reports to CDP every year and obtained a B score in 2020.

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Water Care

We committed to water stewardship by joining the UN CEO Water Mandate and promoting the responsible use of water in the places we operate.


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Are you looking for more information on sustainability? Have you seen or read something on this page that caught your attention? Don’t hesitate to reach out to us—we welcome your feedback, questions, and suggestions.

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