Global citizenship

As global leader in building materials and solutions, we are conscious of the bigger picture and strive to ensure that we live up to the responsibilities that come with our presence in many diverse countries. We aim to demonstrate, with our actions, how we are a responsible and ethical company, with sustainability as a core value. Sustainability creates value for our business, our shareholders and society, and we aspire to be a leader in this field and leverage resulting opportunities.

 

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

The information on the Sustainability Report 2018 and on our website is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standard at comprehensive level. To locate the elements and information contained within the Standard, including disclosures on management approach to economic, environmental and social aspects, use the GRI index at the link at the bottom of this page.

UN Global Compact (UNGC)

With our integrated approach to sustainable development, LafargeHolcim aims to embrace the UNGC principles. We strive to implement the ten principles of the Compact and to use it as a basis for advancing responsible corporate citizenship. At the same time, the Compact provides LafargeHolcim with the opportunity to further push our own ongoing programs and processes in the areas of human rights, labor standards, the environment, and anti-corruption.

Recognition and membership

 
FTSE4Good

FTSE4Good

Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good IndexSeries is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The FTSE4Good indices are used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products. FTSE Russell confirms that LafargeHolcim has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria, and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series.
 
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

In the results of the 2018 CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) assessment LafargeHolcim received a score of B, above the sector average.
 
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

LafargeHolcim is a member of the GRI Community and supports the mission of GRI to empower decision makers everywhere, through GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards and its multistakeholder network, to take action toward a more sustainable economy and world.
 
Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCDF)

Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCDF)

LafargeHolcim has been a supporter of the TCFD since July 2017. The TCFD is developing voluntary, consistent climaterelated financial risk disclosures for use by companies in providing information to investors, lenders, insurers and other stakeholders.
 
Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction

Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction

LafargeHolcim is a founder member of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction. The Alliance is an initiative launched at COP21, as part of the Lima Paris Action Agenda. It aims to mobilize all stakeholders, including member states and non-state actors from the Buildings and Construction sector to scale up climate actions in the sector.
 
Global Cement & Concrete Association (GCCA)

Global Cement & Concrete Association (GCCA)

LafargeHolcim, together with eight other leading companies in the cement and concrete sector, launched the Global Cement & Concrete Association in early 2018. The GCCA is a progressive new association, dedicated to developing and strengthening the sector’s contribution to construction. The association will focus on driving advancements in sustainable construction, working to enhance the cement and concrete industry’s contribution to a variety of global social and developmental challenges.