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The Odebrecht Group

Founded in 1944, Odebrecht is a global organization of Brazilian origin that is present in 27 countries. In 2015, it had approximately 128,000 Members of over 80 nationalities from a variety of ethnic groups and achieved BRL 132.5 billion in revenue. G4-3Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index G4-6Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index G4-9Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index

Innovative and sustainable, it carries out important projects for the economic and social development of communities, regions and countries around the world.

Odebrecht S.A. is the privately owned holding company of the Odebrecht Group. It manages investments in twelve diversified Businesses, each of which has its own corporate governance system and is financially and operationally self-sufficient. The Odebrecht Group’s Businesses are active in the following industries: petrochemicals, engineering & construction, agribusiness (sugar, ethanol and electricity), oil & gas, environment (water & sewage, utilities and waste management), transportation (urban mobility, roads, ports, airports and logistics systems), real estate, shipbuilding and defense. G4-7Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index G4-4Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index

Each Business consists of several Small Firms. They are operational units responsible for providing services, producing or executing the construction of infrastructure directly for individual Clients or the communities they serve. In 2015, about 300 Small Firms were active as part of the Group’s twelve Businesses.

The products and services these Businesses produce meet the needs of millions of people in Brazil and worldwide. They sell their products to companies from a varied range of industrial segments, and their transportation and sanitation services focus on end consumers – residential, industrial and commercial. G4-4Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index G4-8Click for more information on this aspect in the GRI Content Index

Odebrecht teams also carry out voluntary programs focused on productive social inclusion and the preservation of the local natural and cultural heritage in the communities where they are present.