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      Economic Development
Creating Jobs, Opportunities & Infrastructure
GTE continues to create numerous
economic development opportunities
leading to life-improving changes for communities in Colombia’s Middle Magdalena Valley and Putumayo regions. GTE brings its values to all of its activities and operations. These include going Beyond Compliance
in respecting human rights, maintaining operational integrity, establishing a culture of safety, efficiency, stewardship of the environment and collaboration with the Colombian government. In 2019, GTE:
h ProcuredUSD$445millionof local goods & services
h Generated nearly USD $900 million in economic value in Colombia
h Provided6,669employment opportunities, more than 80% of which were for local workers
h Improvedover300kilometresofroads
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