With this experience, we can affirm that a company’s sustainability is of key importance for its long-term success. Business sustainability involves satisfying present needs without sacrificing the ability of future generations to satisfy their own needs. When we refer to sustainability, we are not only referring to natural resources,

but also to a series of necessary intangible qualities that identify a sustainable business culture. The firm forms part of civil society, so its interests must be the same as the general interests of society. Business ethics certainly consist of survival and the generation of wealth, but

they should also help to increase social wellbeing, returning to society much of what is received from it whenever possible. This active and voluntary contribution to society is a constant in the values of Unión CIE S.A.