Our Actions on the ground

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Inspired by our vision of Building a Stronger Nigeria, Lafarge Africa Plc has an objective of creating shared value within the society. 

Sustainability is entwined into the fabric of our organization and business. A visible evidence of this is that CREATING SHARED VALUE WITH SOCIETY is one of the six pillars of our global /country strategy. The five other strategies are being to Create an attractive environment for our people; Engage our resources for best returns and cash generation; Serve the building needs of individuals and retail customers; Serve the building needs of individuals and retail customers; Achieve operational excellence through continuous improvement.

In addition, Sustainability is one of the Company’s core values (CRISP) globally and at country level: CRISP: an acronym for Customers, Result, Integrity, Sustainability and People.

The reference to Sustainability in our strategy and operations is not an empty term, Lafarge Africa PLC believes in the principles of sustainable development and responsibility to all stakeholders and the society at large. This belief is turned into visible action at all its locations where different initiatives are carries out day to day to show our commitment not only to this generation but the future generation.

As a member of LafargeHolcim, we are committed to the tenets of sustainable development and the Group’s strategy under The 2030 Plan which is a triple bottom line approach and focuses on four key fields of action: climate, circular economy, water & nature, people & communities. 

These all aim at 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.

We continue to work at country level on a number of developmental programs that adopts the three bottom line approach through our value chain in order to address concerns for the society, economy and the environment.