LafargeHolcim adheres to the principles outlined in the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance. As a company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, LafargeHolcim is also subject to the SIX Swiss Exchange’s Directive on Information Relating to Corporate Governance.

 

LafargeHolcim's Code of Business Conduct ensures that all directors, officers and employees share LafargeHolcim's commitment to conducting business with integrity, and provides guidance on how to put this commitment into practice. It also helps to ensure that we are adhering to the laws and regulations in the countries in which we operate.

Of equal importance to LafargeHolcim is how suppliers we work with conduct their business in the marketplace. We strive to ensure all suppliers behave in accordance with principles set forth in the LafargeHolcim Supplier Code of Conduct, particularly when it comes to human rights, labor related issues, the environment and anti-bribery and corruption.

 

LafargeHolcim Code of Business Conduct (pdf, 1.04 MB)

 

LafargeHolcim corporate governance policies seeks to ensure:

  • Transparent and sustainable value creation by clearly delineating responsibilities, management processes and organization
  • Continuous monitoring of the Board of Directors’ performance and efficiency
  • Appropriate decision-making relating to policy principles and controls

We apply high standards to corporate governance, with the goal of ensuring the company’s long-term value and success for all stakeholder groups: customers, shareholders, employees, creditors, suppliers and the communities in which we operate.

Management Compensation

The committee decides on the compensation paid to management and directors according to market developments. It systematically informs shareholders of the criteria used to set corporate officers’ compensation.

At Holcim’s Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 8, 2015, shareholders have approved that:

  • the total maximum amount of compensation for the members of the Board of Directors, covering the period from the 2015 Annual General Meeting to the 2016 Annual General Meeting, shall be CHF 6,950,000.
  • the total maximum amount of compensation of the Executive Management, covering the period of the financial year 2016, shall be CHF 40.5 million.