Sustainability strategy

LafargeHolcim’s objective is to create shared value within society, which is focused through four key fields of action: protecting the climate throughout the entire construction chain, developing innovative products and solutions for building energy efficiency, promoting a business model that preserves and optimizes natural resources and furthers the development of communities.

 

Protect climate through entire value chain

  • Leadership in specific CO2 emissions among major international companies
  • Generate, monitor and report greenhouse gas (GHG) savings through the value chain from sustainable portfolio

 

 Engage with stakeholders to become the most attractive & respected company

  • Proactively engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • Apply environmental and social performance and transparency standards, internally and through our supply chain
  • Work with other leaders in the construction value chain to develop new solutions
  • Develop culture of workplace inclusiveness and employee development programs
  • Human rights, improving lives, community development

 

 Innovate products and solutions with enhanced performance

  • Low CO2 cements
  • Recycled aggregates including demolition waste
  • Sustainable concrete solutions (e.g. pervious concrete, insulating concrete systems & solutions, low CO2 concrete, concrete with high recycled content)
  • Enhance quality of life through inclusive business models

 

 Enhance circular and resource effcient business model

  • Provide “Geocycle” service and increase the use of biomass
  • Implement active water basin and  water use management and deliver water to communities in water-scarce areas
  • Implement a consistent and robust rehabilitation and biodiversity management at all extraction sites