Focus on Sustainable Development


Lafarge's values of respect, caring and integrity inform the group's actions with regard to its employees and other company stakeholders. Likewise, Lafarge's business activities target sustainable growth by reconciling the twin challenges of economic development and environmental respect.


A Group founded on humanitarian values


From its earliest days in 1833, the Group has been committed to achieving sustainable industrial growth over the long term. It had adopted the humanitarian principles of respect, care and rigor before sustainable development had even emerged as a concept!

Sustainability: a constant concern


Every year since 2005, Lafarge has ranked among the 100 best-performing multinationals in terms of sustainable development according to Corporate Knights Inc. Respect for the environment and consideration for employees and local communities are fundamental to all our actions.