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Awards and recognition

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The excellence achieved by the OHL Group in the fields where it is present has made it worthy of important prizes and recognitions, to include:

  • OHL. The building, located on Eloy Gonzalo street 10 in Madrid (Spain), whose façade has been reformed by OHL with the construction management of the luis vidal + arquitectos, has been awarded the "Best Comprehensive Rehabilitation of Buildings" at the ASPRIMA-SIMA 2017 Awards and the "Best Rehabilitation 2016" granted by the Spanish Association of Offices (AEO).
  • OHL. The Cubipod, the best innovative idea prize in the 39th edition of the 100 Best Business Ideas Awards, granted by the magazine Actualidad Economica
  • OHL México. OHL Mexico has been nominated by GovernArt in the ALAS20 Mexico 2017, sustainable leaders 2020 Agenda, an initiative that seeks to promote sustainable business management and investment decisions, as an effective way to achieve a more sustainable, equitable and inclusive world in the Latin America Region
  • OHL Servicios. OHL Servicios receives the 2017 Stela Awards for its commitment towards the inclusion in the job market of people with intellectual disability, given by Fundación Síndrome de Down de Madrid
  • OHL Servicios. Incorpora Award 2016 from "la Caixa" Foundation, that distinguishes the high number of hirings from disadvantaged groups in the last decade
  • IEPI México. Distinctive Family Responsible Company 2016 granted by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of the Government of Mexico, in recognition of the implementation of codes and practices to reconcile work and personal.
  • OHL. 2016 Tytan prize in the category of underground construction by the realization of the road tunnel under the mouth of the Vistula river, in the polish city of Gdansk. The prize, awarded by Inżynieria Bezwykopowa (Engineering without trench, in Polish), is the only one in the underground construction sector in Poland.
  • OHL. The Best project built awards in recognition of the works Parques del Río Medellín. This award has been presented at the II Biennial of Landscape Linguistic Architecture by the Society of Landscape Architects of Mexico.
  • OHL. OHL has been recognized for the implementation of an innovative procurement management model. This award has been granted by the Spanish Association of Procurement, Contracting and Supply Professionals (AERCE)
  • OHL Desarrollos. Mayakoba obtains the 2016 Socially Responsible Company stamp in recognition of socially responsible management. This prize is given by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy and the Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility in Mexico
  • OHL Industrial. OHL Industrial receives the Mangle Prize of Environmental Corporate Social Responsibility in recognition of its management in implementing environmental policies 
  • OHL Servicios. OHL Servicios-Ingesan has been granted registration at the EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) Registry for its commitment to environmental protection
  • OHL Servicios. OHL Servicios receives the 2015 Stela Awards for its commitment towards the inclusion in the job market of people with intellectual disability, given by Fundación Síndrome de Down de Madrid

  • OHL. The OHL Group has been recognized worldwide as a supplier company of sustainable products and services. It has received recognition for its commitment to fight climate change by obtaining the maximum grade (A) in the CDP Supplier Climate A-List 2015

  • OHL. The first construction company recognized with the “Calcula, reduce y compensa” certification by the Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente. This recognition rewards the efforts of the companies to cut carbon emissions
  • OHL Concesiones. The FOTsis Project, led by OHL Concesiones and one of the largest European initiatives for the development of new road transportation technologies in the vehicle-infrastructure cooperative services field, has been awarded the Most Innovating Project prize by the Smart Transportation Alliance (STA)

  • OHL. OHL has received the Work of the Year 2015, awarded by the Association of Engineers and Construction ( PZITB ) together with the Main Office Building Inspection of the construction sector and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Construction of Poland for the realization of the road tunnel under the Vistula River
  • OHL Concesiones. Autopista del Norte (Aunor) in Peru, included in the publication of the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) Guide of Best Practices in Environment and Health & Safety Matters for the environmental management plans and its good performance in the management of solid and hazardous waste during the phases of construction and operation

  • OHL. 2015 Potencia Prize in the urban works category for its activity in the New York Subway (USA), granted by the Potencia publication

  • OHL. Juan-Miguel Villar Mir, condecorated by the Italian Government as Commendatore dell’ Ordine della Stella d’Italia, the top prize granted by the President of the Italian Republic
  • OHL Concesiones. Autopista del Norte (AUNOR) in Peru has received a relevant recognition from the Ministry of Education (MINEDU), in the “Improved Learning” category, for its “Ciudad-ando” educational project

  • OHL. The OHL Group has been awarded as a Committed Company by the Down Syndrome Foundation of Madrid (Down Madrid) for its work in favor of integrating Down’s Syndrome people and, in particular, for its participation through OHL Volunteers in the 2015 Way of St. James. Making your own way
  • OHL. Social Commitment Award granted by Konecta Fundation  for its work in favor of the social acceptance of persons at a current or potential risk of social exclusion

  • OHL Servicios. Novaire, a subsidiary of the OHL Group specializing in the management of residential and day centers for the elderly in Alicante, Castellón and Valencia, has been awarded the prize A New Look at Old Age granted by the Spanish Geriatrics and Gerontology Association (SEGG), rewarding outstanding communication campaigns aimed at providing a real and stereotype-free image of the elderly in the media

  • OHL Industrial. The occupational safety and health policy of the OHL Industrial division has been rewarded in Chile by Codelco and BHP Billiton, companies for which it carries out operation and maintenance (O&M) tasks on two mining plants

  • OHL. OHL has been distinguished with the 2015 FOPA Prize to the Best Work in the Province of Alicante for the execution of the Auditorium of the Deputation of Alicante (ADDA). The Federation of Public and Auxiliary Works of the Province of Alicante (FOPA) has recognized the singularity of the executed project

  • OHL México. For the third consecutive year, the Mexiquense Beltway (Circuito Exterior Mexiquense (CEM)) has been rated first place based on conditions of the road and the quality of service, amongst the toll roads covered by the State Network of Operating Highways in the State of Mexico. The System for Highways, Airports, Related and Auxiliary Services of the State of Mexico has awarded CEM the top score (8.97) amongst the 10 highways under supervision

  • OHL Servicios. Through its subsidiary Ingesan, was awarded the 2015 Stela Prize granted each year by the Down’s Syndrome Foundation Madrid

  • OHL. The websites of OHL Group have been certified according to standard UNE 139803:2004, level AA, granted by the Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification (AENOR)

  • OHL. Crystal Brick prize to the best sports infrastructure for construction of the Bialystok Stadium, Poland

  • OHL. Obtains a 99–score over 100 A in the 2014 Climatic Change Report Iberia 125 (CDP). It now belongs to the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI)

  • OHL. The OHL Group has been awarded by the Global Compact Spanish Network based on its membership as founding partner. OHL is committed to upholding and promoting human rights and, since 2004, has publicly declared its support of initiatives and guidelines applied by leading international organizations in the matter, such as the United Nations Global Compact

  • OHL. The Spanish Red Cross has rewarded the OHL Group, as a Collaborating Company, during an event to celebrate the company’s 150-year career

  • OHL Concesiones. Through its Autopista del Norte subsidiary, has been recognized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Peru for its promotion of a project aimed at children and adolescents. This initiative is built around two cornerstones: value creation of archaeological wealth and the strengthening of civic awareness in road safety matters

  • OHL Servicios has received the Special Mention in Human Resources, granted by the Integra Foundation because of the commitment of the Group’s division to social acceptance of the handicapped and persons at a current or potential risk of social exclusion

  • OHL Desarrollos. OHL Desarrollos-Mayakoba (Mexico) has been recognized by DIF Solidaridad (System for Comprehensive Family Development) during the International Day of Volunteers for its work in favor of the community. This distinction coincides with its foundation’s first anniversary

  • OHL. OHL has received the Best Municipal Public Works prize at the VII edition of the annual award granted by the Madrid Association of Civil Engineers, for its construction of Rey Juan Carlos Hospital in Móstoles

  • OHL. OHL has received the 2012 and 2014 Insurance Building Award, awarded by the Regional Labor Inspectorate of the Polish region of Pomerania. This recognition highlights different aspects of the works, such as personnel training system, the system of collective and individual protection implemented, the general care of the work, cleaning, social basis for workers or accidents
  • OHL. Through OHL USA, OHL is one of the Top 100 Green Building Contractors 2014 (ENR 2014)

  • OHL. 2014 Construction Quality Award by the New South Wales Department of Roads and Maritime Services (Australia) for its excellent performance in the Schofields Road Upgrade Project

  • Autopista Eje Aeropuerto. A subsidiary of OHL Concesiones, has received the ITS España 2014 Prize for Highways, for its contribution to the development of ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) technologies

  • West Light Rail Lines. The Regional Consortium for Transportation of Madrid has rewarded its educational project on sustainable mobility. In addition to this prize, it has won the one for Best Operator of European Light Rail Lines of the Year, granted at the Annual Rail Awards, and the Best Global Light Rail Initiative, granted by the International Union of Public Transport

  • Bicentennial Viaduct. State Prize of Civil Engineering to the best works executed in the State of Mexico

  • Toluca International Airport. Rolim Amaro Prize to the best airport in Latin America and the Caribbean, granted by the Latin American Association for Air Transport

  • CHUM. Gold Prize for project financing, granted by the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

  • AirportLink. 2013 Global Best Projects Award for railways, granted by Engineering News-Record (ENR) to reward excellence in design and construction. VPP Star Status Prize, granted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (U.S.A.) to occupational safety

  • Connection between the Airport and Port of Gdansk (Poland). First prize for Urban Works in the VII Edition of the 2013 Public Works and Civil Engineering Machinery Power Prizes

  • Torre Espacio. First office building in Spain to obtain the BREEAM sustainability certificate, graded as excellent in the section that evaluates constructive aspects and building installations

  • Cubipod. Prize to the best Spanish invention and gold medal with an honorary mention in the 39th Edition of the International Exhibition of Inventions (Geneva). Silver medal granted to SATOGrab, a device used to recover rockfilled boulders in shelter harbors

  • 2013 CNMV Report. OHL is one of the nine IBEX35 companies and the only one in the construction sector that declared 100 % abidance with the recommendations issued in the Unified Code of Good Governance

  • Mayakoba. Ulysses Prizes, granted by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and Sustainable Standard-Setter, granted by Rainforest Alliance

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