After almost a century in business, Votorantim has achieved a leading position in most of the markets in which it operates and has consolidated itself as one of the major business groups in Brazil.
Today, the company operates in 23 countries and has a diversified portfolio in terms of geography and business, with operations in strategic sectors of the economy – cement, metals and mining, steel, energy, pulp, orange juice and financial services.
Votorantim employs more than 40,000 people worldwide, most of them in Brazil. Together, the seven portfolio companies – Votorantim Cimentos, Nexa, Votorantim Energia, CBA (Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio), Fibria, Citrosuco and Banco Votorantim – are part of a business that includes more than 536 operating and administrative units in five continents, which form an important value chain, responsible for the production of goods that are essential for the development of the economy and society.
The company’s assets in Brazil also include 32 hydroelectric plants and the largest private Atlantic Forest reserve in the country, the Legado das Águas – Reserva Votorantim, an area of 31,000 hectares in the state of São Paulo.