Sorigué awarded the Carles Ferrer Salat award by Foment del Treball for its commitment to social causes
November 30, 2021
Foment del Treball recognised Sorigué’s commitment to giving back and social activities at the 14th annual Medals of Honour and Carles Ferrer Salat Awards.
The Sorigué group won the Carles Ferrer Salat Award for Commitment to Social Causes, awarded annually by Foment del Treball, at the event presided by King Felipe VI in Barcelona on 29 November. The award was presented to the group’s managing director, Ana Vallés.
Foment del Treball recognised Sorigué’s commitment to giving back and social activities at the 14th annual Medals of Honour and Carles Ferrer Salat Awards, held as part of athe 250th anniversary of the Catalan employers’ organisation.
The organisation highlighted the group’s concern for promoting the inclusion of people at risk of social exclusion and its commitment to culture after creating one of Spain’s largest contemporary art collections. It also commended the variety of initiatives and actions carried out by the group during the pandemic.
Foment del Treball wished to recognise and thank a total of eight companies for their commitment to social and business development. The winners included Eulen Group, Cugat Foundation, Hercal Diggers, Carrefour, Bellapart, Fluidra and Wallbox, along with the managing director of the banking foundation La Caixa, Isidro Fainé, who received one of the organisation’s medals of honour.
In attendance at the award ceremony held at the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC) were the president of the Government of Catalonia, Pere Aragonés, the Inclusion, Social Security and Migrations minister, José Luis Escrivá, the Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda minister, Raquel Sánchez, the mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, along with the president of Aragón, Javier Lambán and the president of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig. Over 600 Spanish business and public sector representatives attended the event.