The media has recently reported events purported to have taken place at the Lafarge manufacturing site in Jalabiyeh in 2014.
Consistent with its internal governance and Code of Conduct, LafargeHolcim confirms that it immediately put in place a process to review the reported allegations under the auspices of the Finance & Audit Committee.
The Group reconfirms that the site in Jalabiyeh was evacuated in September 2014 and the Group has not attempted to operate on the site since that time.
With a well-balanced presence in 90 countries and a focus on cement, aggregates and concrete, LafargeHolcim (SIX Swiss Exchange, Euronext Paris: LHN) is the world leader in the building materials industry. The Group has 100,000 employees around the world and combined net sales of CHF 29.5 billion in 2015. LafargeHolcim is the industry benchmark in R&D and serves from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project with the widest range of value-adding products, innovative services and comprehensive building solutions. With a commitment to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure and to contribute to a higher quality of life, the Group is best positioned to meet the challenges of increasing urbanization.