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       Social Investment
Strengthening Local Economies
GTE invests heavily in the areas surrounding its operations, not only to support its core business, but to help create and strengthen the foundations of economic and social environments.
In 2019, GTE focused its social investments on bolstering local businesses through its Emprender Paga and AgroEmprende programs, as well as other efforts in concert with area Chambers of Commerce; all aimed at creating diversified, healthy and sustainable economies including:
h InvestingoverCOP$12.1billionintoprograms that build the social fabric in the regions where GTE operates
h Over60%ofGTE’ssocialinvestments were voluntary
h Helping400entrepreneursadvance
their businesses through Emprender Paga
h Fundinganewprogram,AgroEmprende, to strengthen the cacao value chain
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