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The company publishes reports about its labor and economic contribution to the country
AquaChile has invested 355 million CLP on community issues during 2021. In addition, the company had 5,200 direct employees, 89% of whom live in the same region where they work. While indirect employment amounted to 3,458 people. Further, the company’s supplier companies in Chile created 2,310 jobs.
The Chilean company prepared five reports. The first one focuses on national matters and the others on the four most relevant regions where it operates: La Araucanía, Los Lagos, Aysén, and Magallanes. Thereby, it wants to show the contribution in labor, economic matters, and community investment made in the regions where it carried out its production activities in 2021.
In more detail, community work lines of action were: local development, education, healthy living, environment and sustainability, Covid-19 support, and a link plan.
In a press release, Francisco Sandoval, Communities Manager of AquaChile, said: “We believe that information transparency is essential. With these reports, we seek to show the different positive impacts that AquaChile’s activity has on our country. As a company, we are committed to constantly advancing in best practices and contributing to the development of southern Chile.”
AquaChile is a Chilean company dedicated mainly to the aquaculture sector. The Company’s activities are divided into three business segments: Salmon and trout, tilapia and food. The salmon and trout division focuses on the farming, processing and distribution of Atlantic and coho salmon, as well as trout.The tilapia division is responsible for the cultivation of tilapia. The food division includes fish feed production. The Company maintains marine, river and lake aquaculture concessions on the Chilean and Costa Rican coast. It exports products to the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its subsidiaries are Aguas Claras SA, AquaChile Inc, Grupo ACI SA, Inversiones Salmones Australes Ltda, Salmones Maullin SA, Antarfood SA, and Alitec Pargua SA.
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