Sustainable Development



climate and energy

To contribute to the LafargeHolcim Group’s ambition of producing 40% less net CO2 emissions per ton of cement than we did in 1990, we have continued to reduce net CO2 emissions per ton of cement in our country operations.

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circular economy

Our ambition is to reduce dependency on natural resources and fossil fuels by transforming waste into resources for all our production processes.

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Water scarcity is a major challenge in some climes. While we are presently not faced with this challenge, we have a target to reduce specific freshwater withdrawals by 24% in 2020

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Health & Safety is our core value, it is at the center of everything we do. Our aspiration is to conduct our business with zero harm to people and to create a healthy and safe environment for all our stakeholders.

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Sustainability Report

Sustainability Report

  • 2019 lafarge sustainability report final ed (pdf, 5.02 MB)
  • 2018 Lafarge Sustainability Report (pdf, 6.52 MB)
  • 2017 Lafarge Sustainability Report (pdf, 15.81 MB)
  • 2016 Lafarge Sustainability Report Final (pdf, 17.98 MB)
Our Impact in Nigeria

Our Impact in Nigeria

The Cement business of Lafarge Africa Plc's operations has six plants in Nigeria and South Africa. The Company has a wide range of cement solutions designed to meet all building and construction needs from small projects like individual home buildings to major construction projects.

Lafargeholcim Foundation

The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction (formerly known as the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction) was created in 2003 to raise awareness of the important role that architecture, engineering, urban planning and construction have in achieving a more sustainable future. Find out more on our Foundation’s missions, scope and initiatives.