Building an urban forest in France Building an urban forest in France Projects like “Edge of an Urban Forest“ reduce the heat island effect while absorbing CO2 at the same time.
Building a greener future with calcined clay Building a greener future with calcined clay At Holcim we are committed to leading cement’s green transformation, in line with our industry-first 2050 net-zero targets, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative.
LH Accelerator: Building Innovation Together LH Accelerator: Building Innovation Together Innovation is necessary for our industry to provide solutions to global issues such as climate change and urbanization. … RESOLVING - France Provider of a digital platform based on BIM Centric approach for Construction and Real Estate industries, covering entire lifecycle of the building. Describe your startup in 3 words. BIM collaborative platform What does your startup bring to the industry? … A unique BIM Centric platform including Electronic Document Management and IOT data management solutions in order to control the operation of your buildings for their entire life cycle.
Building more liveable cities in the UK Building more liveable cities in the UK In the UK economy there is a significant shortage of infrastructure and housing. LafargeHolcim came to help. A nationwide problem In London, renters now hand over half their income for rent (on average). … Such problems clearly weigh on commerce and growth – and they can all be fixed with building. Our UK affiliates Aggregate Industries and London Concrete have been hard at work in both cities to put things right. … With this delivery the developers can now continue building the 56-story skyscraper - City Tower – that will provide residential space on the banks of the Thames.
Driving the shift to energy efficient buildings with global initiative Driving the shift to energy efficient buildings with global initiative Buildings consume one third of global energy and generate over 20 of manmade greenhouse gas emissions. … Reducing energy use in buildings is not only a climate change imperative and a LafargeHolcim commitment, but a sizeable market opportunity as well. Building energy efficiency: our 2030 commitment The EEB Amplify program was recently launched at the COP22 summit in Morocco. … forces in the Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EEB) program .
Heating and cooling buildings with renewable energy and ECOPact concrete Heating and cooling buildings with renewable energy and ECOPact concrete Harnessing the power of thermal concrete activation with ECOPact To accommodate the largest wave of urbanization in history, the world will need to add 230 … billion m 2 of new floor area to the global building stock. … And with buildings responsible for 38% of global CO 2 emissions – 70% of which come from the building in use – it is important that they are made sustainably.
Building materials for urban upgrades in the UK Building materials for urban upgrades in the UK Our materials have been at the heart of solving one of the UK’s nationwide problems: a shortage of infrastructure and housing.
Watch webinar: Accelerating green building for resilient cities Accelerating green building for resilient cities WEBINAR During Climate Week NYC 2021, we hosted an exciting exchange on how to accelerate climate action and nature-based solutions for resilient cities. … Cristina Gamboa | CEO, WORLD GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL We need to encourage and incentivize businesses and developers not to tear down the existing buildings, but to reuse them. … Jamie Gentoso | GLOBAL HEAD, SOLUTIONS & PRODUCTS BUSINESS UNIT AT HOLCIM Building a net-zero future Discover more Building greener cities, from foundation to rooftop Discover more
Building a healthier tomorrow - one community at a time Building a healthier tomorrow - one community at a time From donating construction materials to build emergency field hospitals, supplying much-needed PPE, raising awareness about COVID-19, through to providing essentials such as food and water, … LafargeHolcim has been building the foundations for a healthier tomorrow one community at a time.
CEO Jan Jenisch on the future of building materials CEO Jan Jenisch on the future of building materials The world is coming together this September for the UN Climate Action Summit and the NYC Climate week, to discuss ways to accelerate action to stop climate change. … Building materials and infrastructure play an important role, so LafargeHolcim CEO Jan Jenisch shares his views. … We are the only building materials company with a central research organization. More than 50 of our current R&D focus is on sustainable solutions, especially on CO 2 reduction.
Building the future of learning and teaching in Switzerland with ECOPact+ Building the future of learning and teaching in Switzerland with ECOPact+ Resource efficient concrete saving natural resources and CO 2 In Switzerland, the HSG Foundation , linked to the University of St.Gallen, is building a Learning … To make buildings work for people and the planet, Holcim applies the circular economy principle of ”reduce, reuse and recycle“ across its business: Reduce : To reduce the footprint of buildings, Holcim continuously advances its portfolio of green building solutions. … Reuse : With 80% of Europe's building stock projected to still be in use by 2050, repairing and renovating buildings with green retrofit systems is a key priority. Holcim’s advanced roofing, waterproofing and insulation systems enhance the energy efficiency of buildings and extend their lifespan.
ECOPact and ECOPlanet drive green building worldwide ECOPact and ECOPlanet drive green building worldwide Sustainable construction is essential to building a net-zero future that works for people and the planet – and our green building solutions are bringing this reality to life in cities around the … Discover our green building case studies ECOPact Max delivers low carbon, high art at COP26 A greener future with ECOPact Holcim's green building solutions behind a ‘living laboratory’ of sustainable building Holcim delivers Africa’s largest 3D-printed affordable housing project Firestone roofing enables … Asia’s largest urban rooftop farm Leading the way to green building
Building Progress in managing the plastic waste challenge Building Progress in managing the plastic waste challenge Holcim’s Geocycle helps businesses achieve plastic neutrality with PlaNet Solutions Seventy-five percent of all plastics ever produced have accumulated in landfills and the natural environment … Oscar Rivas , Head of Business Development for Geocycle in Latin America, shares his passion: “Building progress for me is convincing people that they can do something better with waste - to see that waste is actually a resource rather than a burden.
Building greener cities, from foundation to rooftop Building greener cities, from foundation to rooftop By 2050, 80% of the world’s population, close to 10 billion people, is expected to be living in cities. … From our Airium insulating mineral foam, to our Firestone Building Products with green, cool and insulating roofing systems, we are making buildings more energy-efficient from the foundation to rooftop. … Credit: Alden Studieos for Robert A M Stern Architects Largest carbon-neutral building in Boston. ECOPact is also being used to build the largest carbon-neutral building in Boston.
LafargeHolcim successfully closes Firestone Building Products acquisition LafargeHolcim successfully closes Firestone Building Products acquisition • LafargeHolcim welcomes the whole Firestone Building Products team of 1,900 employees • Strong outlook for Firestone Building Products in 2021 confirmed … Taylor Cole, Firestone Building Products President: “Today opens an exciting new era in Firestone Building Products’ rich history. The Firestone Building Products team is thrilled to join the LafargeHolcim family. … More information is available on www.lafargeholcim.com About Firestone Building Products Firestone Building Products Company, LLC is a leading manufacturer and supplier of trusted roofing and building envelope solutions.
Building a circular economy in the heart of historic French cities Building a circular economy in the heart of historic French cities Global construction & demolition waste will almost double by 2025, generating 2.2 billion tonnes of rubble every year. … About aggneo® in France aggneo® promotes sustainable building practices and a circular economy by turning construction and demolition waste into locally recycled aggregates and concrete for new projects.
Building better cities" an ambition driving our innovation "BUILDING BETTER CITIES" AN AMBITION DRIVING OUR INNOVATION Contributing to “building better cities” is the ambition of Lafarge. It is driving our innovation, and is now embedded in a modernized logo. … Addressing five main challenges, Lafarge’s ambition to contribute to building better cities , includes solutions contributing to… more housing in cities , to address the issue of housing for all, including affordable housing; more compact cities , with the construction of vertical buildings which help … This ambition to contribute to building better cities will be supported by Innovation, which targets an additional Ebitda of 450 million euros in our 2012-2015 plan.
With Firestone Building Products we are strengthening our biggest market, the US, while also building a global growth and innovation platform for the company. … Taylor Cole Firestone Building Products President: “Today is a big moment for the Firestone Building Products team as we look forward to becoming part of the global leader in building materials and solutions. … About Firestone Building Products Firestone Building Products Company, LLC is a leading manufacturer and supplier of trusted roofing and building envelope solutions.
Holcim delivers on expansion of Firestone Building Products business in Latin America Holcim delivers on expansion of Firestone Building Products business in Latin America • Holcim introduces new roofing product line in Mexico just ninety days since acquiring Firestone Building Products • GacoFlex “TechoProtec … As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. … Holcim is the company behind some of the world’s most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge.
LafargeHolcim Awards honor sustainable building projects in Middle East Africa LafargeHolcim Awards honor sustainable building projects in Middle East Africa The prize-giving ceremony for the regional LafargeHolcim Awards for Middle East Africa 2017 took place in Nairobi, Kenya. … The LafargeHolcim Building Better Recognition was awarded for the first time. The first recipient? Architect Francis Kéré for his now-completed school building project in Burkina Faso. … to sustainable building, the LafargeHolcim Awards naturally keep an eye fixed on the future.
Building the tallest tower in Africa with ECOPlanet saves up to 60% of CO2 emissions Building the tallest tower in Africa with ECOPlanet saves up to 60% of CO2 emissions Deploying our low-carbon solutions to build greener and smarter cities is one of our top priorities. … ECOPlanet solutions are already in use in buildings across Egypt, such as the Alamein Towers in Giza and metro stations in Cairo. ECOPlanet is part of Holcim’s leading range of green building solutions. … Seattle’s iconic Spheres save 400 tons of CO2 with ECOPlanet Building a Net Zero Future
Capital Markets Day 2018: Delivering Strategy 2022 - "Building for Growth" Capital Markets Day 2018: Delivering Strategy 2022 - "Building for Growth" LafargeHolcim is executing at full speed on its Strategy 2022 - "Building for Growth". … Jan Jenisch, CEO: “Our performance in 2018 shows that execution of Strategy 2022 - "Building for Growth' is at full speed. We have simplified the organization and are ahead of target with our SG&A savings program. … About LafargeHolcim LafargeHolcim is the global leader in building materials and solutions and operates four businesses segments: Cement, Aggregates, Ready-Mix Concrete and Solutions & Products, which includes precast concrete, asphalt, mortar and building solutions.
A monolithic building system that marries speed & precision FASTBUILD™ is a monolithic building system developed by Lafarge Malaysia in partnership with MFE Aluminum formwork. … LafargeHolcim’s end-to-end solution for contractors This project exemplified the approach of the Group’s innovative approach to monolithic building systems, providing the contractor with an end-to-end solution: The ProSolutions Total Building Integrated Offer comprises the FASTBUILD™ system, building … The building solution is also currently being deployed in Nigeria and Iraq , in a variety of structures. Learn more about the benefits and applications of Agilia® Discover LafargeHolcim’s building solutions for individual and collective housing
Holcim Recognizes 2021 Thought Leaders in Building a Net-Zero Future Holcim Recognizes 2021 Thought Leaders in Building a Net-Zero Future The Holcim Awards showcase the cutting edge of sustainable design, green architecture and materials innovation. … Aligned with our vision to be the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, the USD 2 million Holcim Awards are sponsored by Holcim. They are the world’s most significant competition for sustainable design. … With buildings accounting for 38 of the world’s CO2 emissions – of which roughly one-third are attributable to materials and construction, while the other two-thirds come from buildings in use – the awards recognize the critical role that construction plays in achieving a sustainable future.
Holcim leverages open innovation to Scale Up Digital Building Innovation Holcim leverages open innovation to Scale Up Digital Building Innovation Holcim MAQER is the leading platform for startups and enterprises who are working on solutions to help the world build smarter and greener. … Building on this, its venture client unit has engaged with over 1,600 technology players to accelerate innovation in the global building sector. … Building smarter to build greener, this platform is reinventing how the company is approaching the challenges of today and tomorrow -- open-minded, pragmatic and not stuck on any preconceived notions, except one: digital technologies and a more data-centric approach will disrupt the building sector