LafargeHolcim is led by innovation and develops products, services and solutions with enhanced environmental and social performance compared to current standards. We are a thought leader in the sector and drive transformation along the construction value chain. We identify, promote and reward the most progressive concepts in the construction industry via the LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction.
Our planet’s new challenges (climate change, resource scarcity, urbanization, etc.) requires a new kind of response from the construction industry. Our sector must transform the way it operates to become more innovative, more mindful of the use of resources and the impact on nature. To achieve this, we need to come up with innovative solutions, from materials manufacturing processes and product development to building design and construction methods.
Therefore, LafargeHolcim is committed to use its ideas, influence and research capabilities to build a portfolio of innovative, sustainable solutions that will benefit the environment and society, as well as our business.
We will continue using our ideas, influence and research capabilities to build a portfolio of innovative, sustainable solutions that will benefit the environment and society as well as our business.
LafargeHolcim target for 2030 is to generate 1/3 of its revenue from products and services with enhanced sustainability performance.
LafargeHolcim remains the company investing the most in research and development activities among international cement groups.
LafargeHolcim has the world’s leading R&D center in its sector, located in Lyon (France) with satellites in various regions.
Innovation is at the heart of our action, supported by our research and development facility, the Country Development Lab. Long established in Greece (under the name EKET) as a research facility, the Country Development Lab is dedicated to fundamental and applied research, bringing together researchers and experienced scientific staff from various disciplines. With state of the art laboratory equipment, it is organized around three fields: Concrete and Aggregates, Analytical chemical lab and Materials Microstructure, while it is among the most advanced European laboratories in cement testing.