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France (FR)

OpenCorporation rating: 52.91 on 100

Ranking 2019: 85 on 568 companies

Primary NACE classification:
Activities of head offices (7010)

Company description

The company, based in France, is engaged in manufacturing cement, aggregates and concrete, roofing and gypsum products. It was founded by Leon Pavin in 1883 when his family purchased the Lafarge domain, an area known for its limestone deposits. Its registered head office is located in Paris.The company is the world leader in building materials. It aims to be the undisputed leader in the market that combines industrial know-how with performance, value creation, respect for employees, environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources and energy. The company develops a product offering for construction industry professionals and organizes its operations into four divisions: the Cement division, which produces cement and lime for construction; the Aggregates and Concrete division, which produces ready mixed and prefabricated concretes for roads and buildings; the Roofing division, which produces metal roof tiles and chimney systems for renovations; and the Gypsum division, which produces gypsum wallboard system, tiles and building gypsum for finishing work on construction projects. The company's products include: Ductal, Agilia, Ultra and Sensium for concrete and aggregate; CoolRoof and ArteviaColor for roofing system; Platec, Protecta and Signa for Gypsum; and Sensium, NewCem, MaxCem, TerCem and SF for cements.The company's partners include WWF (World Wildlife Fund), Care, Habitat for Humanity, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole des ponts, and PAI partners. It is a member of the following networks: NANOCEM (a European Research Network), Global Corporate Citizenship, Global Business Coalition on AIDS, United Nations Global Compact, and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The company is active in 76 countries and in every continent including Asia/Pacific, Central and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Mediterranean Basin.

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Latest news about lafarge

13 March 2020 - 12:00

Forbes Africa ranks Lafarge Africa fourth in Top 50 CSR Companies

Forbes Africa has ranked Lafarge Africa Plc, the fourth-best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Company in Nigeria for the year 2019. The Forbes Africa Awards ranking is a culmination of impact assessments of over 910 organisations operating in Nigeria over the past 13 years.

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