The 2030 Plan - "Building for tomorrow"

As LafargeHolcim, we want to lead in sustainability and set new standards. We want to help transform the way our industry works and encourage the whole construction sector to play its full part in addressing our planet’s biggest issues. As the global leader in the construction materials industry, we have both the opportunity and responsibility to make a positive difference. How will we do this? The 2030 Plan.



The 2030 Plan at a glance (pdf, 926.28 KB)


Our targets for 2030



  • Produce 40% less net CO2 per tonne of cement than we did in 1990.
  • Help our customers avoid 10 million tonnes of CO2 released every year from their buildings and infrastructure by using our innovative solutions.

Circular economy

  • Use 80 million tonnes / year of resources made from waste in our operations.
  • Multiply by 4 our volume of recycled aggregates from construction, demolition waste and reclaimed asphalt paving.

Water & Nature


  • Reduce by 30% the amount of freshwater we withdraw to produce each tonne of cement.
  • Give more water than we withdraw in areas where it’s scarce.
  • Ensure access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene to all our employees and contractors on all our operational sites.


  • Demonstrate a positive change for biodiversity.

People & Communities


  • Achieve a zero fatality target.
  • Achieve a Lost-Time Injury Frequency Rate of less than 0.2.
  • Achieve an occupational disease rate of less than 0.05 per million hours worked.


  • Achieve a minimum of 30% of gender diversity at all management levels.


  • Deploy our Sustainable Procurement initiative. in all countries where we operate.


  • Help 75 million people live better lives. through our affordable housing solutions, inclusive business initiatives and social investments.

Other targets

  • Deploy an integrated certified Environmental Management System in all business lines.
  • Audits on environmental compliance and performance on all production sites once every 5 years by 2020.
  • Further reduce by 30% our average dust, NOx and SO2 emissions by 2030, as compared to 2015.
  • Implement Fugitive Dust Management Plan at all sites by 2025.
  • Have a stakeholder engagement plan in place in 100% of cement plants and 80% of aggregates & concrete sites by 2030.