El Pozo has been present at the gala that is held annually in the European Parliament in Brussels coinciding with the awarding of recognitions of Capital, City, Community and European Villa of Sport.
It was yesterday, when El Pozo received the European Sport and Healthy Company Award 2017 in the European Parliament in Brussels from the hand of Gian Francesco Lupattellli, President of ACES Europe and Juan Carlos Pérez Espinosa, President of the Governing Board of DCH, an award promoted by the European Parliament that publicly recognizes the company’s commitment to the promotion of health and sports among its more than 4,000 workers.
The award ceremony was also attended by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.
El Pozo thus becomes the second company to receive the Award after submitting its application, and in the first food company in Europe to receive this distinction after submitting its application and defend a demanding project before an Evaluation Commission, headed by the President of ACES Europe, Gian Francesco Lupatelli.
The committee conducted an audit at the company’s headquarters in Alhama de Murcia, and especially valued the 5,000 square meters of sports facilities available for exclusive use of its staff and a wide range that includes gym, paddle and tennis courts, and a covered pavilion, conceived for the practice of futsal and other sports such as table tennis. The company has invested 170,000 euros in these facilities in the last two years.
The company’s commitment to the sport is not only reflected internally, but also “is a main axis of its CSR policy, with sponsorships of the Spanish Paralympic Team, the Tour of Spain, the Women’s Race or the ElPozo Murcia Futsal team, among others “, as the company points out.
Likewise, the title recognizes the commitment of ElPozo Alimentación for the promotion of health within the work environment, through initiatives such as the School of Articular Health, the room for the siesta, the vaccination and blood donation campaigns, the healthy menus or the medical attention offered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
For this, it has two modern clinics and a complete team, equipped with two doctors, six nurses, three assistants and a clinical psychologist, all of them on staff.
We remind you that after visiting the facilities, the Evaluation Committee approved the award and for three years after joining the Program, the Evaluation Committee will monitor the Project evaluating the facilities and resources presented by the candidate company requesting the same. , the necessary documentation.
Once this three-year period is completed, a report will be issued with the validation of the recognition to the company that will be awarded at the next gala held in the European Parliament in Brussels.