Lafarge’s French 2006 annual report (Document de référence) and its 2006 annual report on Form 20-F were filed on March 23, 2007 with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) respectively.
These documents are available to the public in accordance with the provisions of regulations currently in force.
They can also be found in the Regulated Information section of our website www.lafarge.com/regulatedinformation/, and on the websites of the AMF for the French 2006 annual report (Document de référence) (www.amf-france.gov) and of the SEC for the 2006 annual report on Form 20-F (www.sec.gov).
Information on fees paid to our auditors for the financial year 2006 can be found in the annual report. The report of the Chairman of the Board of Directors on internal control procedures and the auditors’ reports on the same are also included in our French 2006 annual report.
NOTES TO EDITORS
Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With 71,000 employees in over 70 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 17 billion in 2006.
Lafarge has been committed to sustainable development for many years, pursuing a strategy that combines industrial know-how with performance, value creation, respect for employees and local cultures, environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources and energy. Lafarge is the only company in the construction materials sector to be listed in the 2007 ‘100 Global Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’. To make advances in building materials, Lafarge places the customer at the heart of its concerns. It offers the construction industry and the general public innovative solutions bringing greater safety, comfort and quality to their everyday surroundings.