Diversity and inclusion

We want to create an inclusive workplace that respects diversity for all LafargeHolcim employees around the world. Supportive working conditions and diverse and considerate teams build a promise of value for all our stakeholders. Read about our commitment to ensuring an inclusive working environment for all people.


A company culture built on inclusion

LafargeHolcim is committed to supporting our employees and helping them to grow to their fullest professional potential. Our company is one in which everyone can flourish and succeed - independent of gender, ethnicity, age, religious or cultural background, disabilities, and sexual orientations.


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Tapping into the full range of talent from across society is critical for the long-term success of the people in our company and throughout our sector at large. It is through acceptance and respect of diverse perspectives that we arrive at the pioneering productions and innovative solutions that count for our customers around the world. As a global company with 44 nationalities represented in our Senior Leaders Group, we are no strangers to difference.


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We firmly believe that gender, ethnicity, age and religious or cultural background as well as disabilities, and sexual orientations should not pose any barrier to entry into our sector. Indeed, diversity and inclusion are essential values to our company culture, and have been supported through the following commitments:

  • Creating a balanced and inclusive work environment where diverse talent can thrive and contribute to superior business results.
  • Developing programs with a focus on women in operations,
  • Rolling out flexibility options.
LafargeHolcim embraces difference

LafargeHolcim embraces difference

In honoring this commitment, we are proud to have joined over 50 business and industry CEOs in signing the European Round Table of Industrialists (ETR)’s diversity and inclusion pledge. This agreement is the largest of its kind in Europe to drive concretely towards a more inclusive talent spectrum and an open, welcoming workplace culture.


Our Pledge

  • 1:
    An inclusive culture
  • 2:
    Inclusive leadership
  • 3:
    Aspiration and goal setting
  • 4:
    Clear responsibility
  • 5:
    Equal opportunities
  • 6:
    Societal engagement and responsibility