Our Strategy

We are bringing our vision to life with Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth

Our vision is to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. We structure our strategic approach around four key pillars: accelerating growth, expanding Solutions & Products, leading in sustainability and innovation, and delivering superior performance.

Accelerating growth
 

With today’s megatrends, from the rise in population and urbanization to improving living standards, the construction sector has never been more attractive. In this context, we will accelerate growth across all our markets with leading profitability and cash flow.

Holcim’s profitable growth will be driven by innovative building solutions, from ECOPact green concrete to energy-efficient roofing systems. We will lead cement’s green transformation, with solutions like ECOPlanet, including the world’s first cement with 20% construction & demolition waste inside.

We will further fuel our company’s growth with bolt-on acquisitions in mature markets in the aggregates and ready-mix concrete businesses. Strengthening our performance, we will scale up digitalization across our value chain, from operations and distribution to customer experience.
 

EXPLORE OUR BUILDING MATERIALS

Holcim is driving concrete's green transformation with ECOPact – the world’s broadest range of green concrete.

Solutions & Products earned CHF 3.6 billion in net sales in 2021, up 10.1% like-for-like.

Expanding Solutions & Products
 

By 2025, 30% of our net sales will come from Solutions & Products. We’re expanding our solutions, from roofing and insulation to advanced mortars and green retrofitting. We are becoming a global leader in roofing with systems cutting across solar, cool and green roofs. These technologies make buildings more energy-efficient in use, while enabling cooler cities with more nature inside.
 

EXPLORE OUR SOLUTIONS & PRODUCTS

Leading in sustainability and innovation
 

Sustainability is at the core of our strategy. Holcim was the first in our industry to have 2050 net-zero targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) across all scopes. We are leading the circular economy by reducing waste and recycling materials across our business.

We are innovating to remain at the forefront of green building solutions and driving circular construction to build better with less. Next-generation technologies such as 3D printing and pilot projects in carbon capture, utilization and storage are driving our 2050 net-zero ambitions. We will continue to deploy new smart technologies as part of “Strategy 2025 – Accelerating Green Growth”.
 

EXPLORE OUR SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES

We will recycle 100 million tons of materials across our business by 2030 – and 10 million tons of construction & demolition waste by 2025.

Our ambitious 2025 sustainability targets include CHF 500 million of Green Capex per annum, plus financial targets of 3-5% increased net sales like-for-like and a 10% return on invested capital in 2025.

Delivering superior performance
 

Holcim delivers superior financial and ESG performance with best-in-class financial KPIs and a disciplined investment strategy, centered around sustainability, to drive profitability.

We will deliver these results by fostering a high-performance culture while operating at the highest level of ethics and integrity.
 

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