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Lafarge Canada Donates Low-Carbon Concrete to the Construction of On-Reserve Recreational Sports Park in Ontario

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Lafarge Canada is proud to announce an in-kind donation of ECOPact low-carbon concrete , with a market value of over $50,000 CAD, to the construction of Pic Mobert First Nation (ON) on-reserve recreational sports park.

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  • Lafarge Canada is proud to announce an in-kind donation of ECOPact low-carbon concrete , with a market value of over $50,000 CAD, to the construction of Pic Mobert First Nation (ON) on-reserve recreational sports park.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221122005214/en/
    We acknowledged the historic challenges experienced by Indigenous Peoples when we developed our organizations Human Rights action plan for Canada.
  • We feel honoured to be part of such an important youth sports initiative in Ontario, commented David Redfern, President & CEO, Lafarge Canada (East).
  • Lafarge Canada donated ECOPact low-carbon concrete to the construction of Pic Mobert First Nation (ON) on-reserve recreational sports park with a market value of $50,000 CAD.

Holcim launches share buyback program of up to CHF 2 billion

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Friday, November 11, 2022

On 14 November 2022, Holcim will launch its previously announced share buyback program of up to CHF 2 billion.

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  • On 14 November 2022, Holcim will launch its previously announced share buyback program of up to CHF 2 billion.
  • Under this program, Holcim plans to repurchase up to 40 million shares until May 2023, to be approved for cancellation at the Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2023.
  • The share buyback program will be executed on a second trading line on SIX Swiss Exchange (Valor: 122 889 615, ISIN: CH122 889 615 0).
  • Concurrently with this press release, Holcim has published the details of the program in a buyback notice.

Holcim upgrades its 2030 climate targets in line with SBTi 1.5°C framework

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Friday, November 11, 2022

Holcim launches its upgraded 2030 climate targets, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), in line with its sectors new 1.5C science-based framework.

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  • Holcim launches its upgraded 2030 climate targets, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), in line with its sectors new 1.5C science-based framework.
  • With these upgraded targets, Holcim confirms its commitment to decarbonize building in line with the most advanced science.
  • Jan Jenisch, CEO Holcim: At Holcim, we are committed to decarbonizing building for a net-zero future.
  • In its new 2030 targets, Holcim upgraded its target to reduce scope 1 and 2 emissions per ton of cementitious by 25% by 2030 from a 2018 base year.

Lafarge Canada Partners with 4Refuel for R50 Renewable Diesel to Reduce 1,300 tonnes of CO2e in 2022

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Lafarge Canada today announced a partnership with 4Refuel, a Finning Industrial Service, for the supply of renewable diesel (R50, a 50% renewable diesel) to Lafarge in the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA) market until the end of 2022.

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  • Lafarge Canada today announced a partnership with 4Refuel, a Finning Industrial Service, for the supply of renewable diesel (R50, a 50% renewable diesel) to Lafarge in the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA) market until the end of 2022.
  • Starting October 1, Lafarges GVA aggregate, ready-mix, asphalt and construction sites introduced use of R50 across its diesel equipment fleet.
  • Lafarge has projected a 5 thousand tonnes CO2e annual reduction if the switch to R50 is made for all of 2023.
  • We welcome Lafarge as a top-tier industrial customer to receive our R50 renewable diesel solution, says Lauren Foulkes, Director of Sustainability, 4Refuel.

UAE Government Organisations Partner with CanaGulf for ISO Standard & Global Award Implementation

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Dubai, United Arab Emirates--(Newsfile Corp. - October 26, 2022) - CanaGulf International Standardisation, a consulting, auditing, and training corporation, based in the UAE, partners with multiple UAE government organisations for the successful implementation of Global award and International Standard Organisation (ISO) management systems.

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  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates--(Newsfile Corp. - October 26, 2022) - CanaGulf International Standardisation, a consulting, auditing, and training corporation, based in the UAE, partners with multiple UAE government organisations for the successful implementation of Global award and International Standard Organisation (ISO) management systems.
  • Established in 2016, CanaGulf International Standardisation concentrates on giving businesses the resources and expertise they need to succeed in their respective fields.
  • In 2021, CanaGulf supported MOHAP (Ministry of Health and Prevention - UAE) to receive the global Certificate GC mark in health crisis management and health policy management.
  • EHS was the first to receive the ISO certification in Health Governance worldwide due to quality implementation services of CanaGulf.

Holcim acquires Wiltshire Heavy Building Materials

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Holcim acquired Wiltshire Heavy Building Materials (Wiltshire), one of the leading building solutions and material circularity companies in the UK, with net sales of over CHF 20m in 2021.

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  • Holcim acquired Wiltshire Heavy Building Materials (Wiltshire), one of the leading building solutions and material circularity companies in the UK, with net sales of over CHF 20m in 2021.
  • Within Holcim, our UK market is at the forefront of circular construction, building new from the old with products like ECOPact+, our green concrete with recycled aggregates inside.
  • Wiltshire Heavy Building Materials was founded over thirty years ago and employs 80 people today.
  • Wiltshire adds to Holcims expertise in circular construction while strengthening its position in innovative and sustainable building solutions in the UK.

WeQual Recognises 8 Exceptional Business Women Across Asia

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Eight talented businesswomen, holding prominent executive roles in leading companies listed across the Asia-Pacific region, have been named winners in the WeQual Awards.

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  • Eight talented businesswomen, holding prominent executive roles in leading companies listed across the Asia-Pacific region, have been named winners in the WeQual Awards.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221005005916/en/
    The WeQual Awards were created to accelerate gender parity at the top of the largest companies in the world.
  • The WeQual Awards are designed to identify, celebrate and encourage talented women who are ready and willing to take the next step to Group Executive Committee level.
  • To help accelerate gender parity, WeQual recently launched the online platform "WeQual Global".

Holcim closes Izolbet acquisition

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Holcim completed the acquisition of Izolbet, one of the leading players in the specialty building solutions market in Poland.

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  • Holcim completed the acquisition of Izolbet, one of the leading players in the specialty building solutions market in Poland.
  • Miljan Gutovic, Region Head EMEA: I warmly welcome all Izolbet employees to the Holcim family as another step in our expansion of Solutions & Products, advancing Strategy 2025 Accelerating Green Growth.
  • Im excited to be welcoming all of Izolbets employees into the Holcim family to unleash our next chapter of growth together.
  • Izolbet employs around 170 people and has four production plants in Budzy, Gostynin, Kleszczw and Chmielw.

Holcim closes Polymers Sealants North America acquisition

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Holcim has completed the acquisition of the Polymers Sealants North America (PSNA) division of Illinois Tool Works.

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  • Holcim has completed the acquisition of the Polymers Sealants North America (PSNA) division of Illinois Tool Works.
  • PSNAs innovation-driven approach is highly complementary to Holcims existing building envelope business and is expected to generate significant synergies.
  • I warmly welcome all PSNA employees into the Holcim family and look forward to investing in this business next era of growth together.
  • 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 US Unites Legacy Brands in Colorado

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Company expands Holcim US identity in Colorado, bringing together some of the state's most trusted brands in the building sector

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  • Company expands Holcim US identity in Colorado, bringing together some of the state's most trusted brands in the building sector
    New milestone in Holcim's transformation to be the U.S. leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions
    DENVER, Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim US, the leader in sustainable building solutions, announced today plans to unite its legacy brands in Colorado.
  • A trusted partner for decades in Denver, Colorado Springs, Boulder and Fort Collins, Holcim's Colorado-based legacy brands and operations include aggregates, cement, concrete, and asphalt and will join the Holcim Portland cement plant in Florence under the Holcim name.
  • "Uniting these brands as Holcim builds on the market strength of each and streamlines the company's collective work as a sustainable builder of progress.
  • 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.