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Holcim on track to achieve sustainability targets
The 2011 Holcim Corporate Sustainable Development Report shows that the Group is on track to achieve its sustainability targets. The self-imposed targets for reducing dust and NOx emissions have been met, and Holcim remains a leader in the industry with the lowest CO2 emissions per tonne of cement produced. For CEO Bernard Fontana, sustainable development is very important, with the highest priority being occupational health and safety.
Media release on first quarter 2012
- Higher operating EBITDA "like-for-like"
- Better prices in all segments and in the four large Group regions
- Asia and Latin America continue to grow
- Harsh winter dampens construction in Europe
- Increasing demand in North America
- Program to further strengthen market and cost leadership
Annual General Meeting Holcim Ltd
The 2,076 shareholders attending voted in favor of all motions by a large majority. The proposed payout from capital contribution reserves of CHF 1.- per registered share and the remuneration report (advisory vote) were among the main motions approved. Newly elected to the Board of Directors was Prof. Dr. Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle.
100 years of Holcim - Holcim through the lens of Marco Grob & Hiepler, Brunier
Portrait photographer Marco Grob and industrial photographers David Hiepler and Fritz Brunier have captured employees and production sites around the world on camera as part of Holcim’s centenary celebration. The result of these efforts is the photobook entitled “Industrious”. The Museum of Fine Arts Bern, in collaboration with Holcim, is presenting a curated selection of large-format pictures from this project.
Media Release: Annual Results 2011
Holcim sold more cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, despite some adverse market conditions. On a like-for-like basis, the Group increased net sales, and operating EBITDA reached the previous year’s level. Cash-neutral impairments reduced Group net income. Clearly improved fourth quarter. Organic growth expected at operating EBITDA level in 2012.