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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 in in in in respecting human rights maintaining operational integrity establishing a a a a culture of of safety efficiency stewardship of 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 in economic value in in Colombia h Provided6 669employment opportunities
more than 80% of which were for local workers
h Improvedover300kilometresofroads
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