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Colombian Agency for Reintegration reveals best companies that offer jobs to demobilised combatants, in context of peace negotiations with Farc guerrilla group

Author: Vanguardia.com, Published on: 22 December 2015

[This is an unofficial translation by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre of the original news in Spanish]

“Emab, a Company amongst the 20 best companies offering jobs to demobilised peoples”

A report published by the Colombian Agency for Reintegration (ACR for its Spanish acronym), revealed that the Bucaramanga Municipal Cleaning Company, Emab, is amongst the 20 companies that offer more employment to demobilised peoples in the country.  This fact is of particular importance bearing in mind that it is one of the smallest companies in this list…In fact, Emab is the company in the region that has offered more jobs to reintegrated combatants, something that makes it an example for what is coming in next months if a final peace agreement is reached with FARC guerrillas…According to the Colombian Agency for Reintegration, in the country there are at least 500 companies hiring demobilised people…Amongst the 20 companies that offer more jobs there are: Femsa-Coca-Cola, Sodexo, Terpel, EPM, Eternit, Bancolombia, Caja Social, Manuelita, Corona, Juan Valdés, Coltabaco, Bolivar Group, Exito Group and Cencosud…

Related companies: Banco Caja Social Bancolombia Cencosud Coca-Cola FEMSA Elementia EPM (Empresas Públicas de Medellín) Eternit Colombiana (part of Elementia) Éxito [part of Groupe Casino] FEMSA Seguros Bolívar (part of Grupo Bolívar) Terpel