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Saint-Gobain applies all its technological expertise in achieving its aim of becoming THE reference for sustainable habitat.

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11/27/2019
Award
SAINT-GOBAIN RECOGNIZED AS A COUNTRY CERTIFIED TOP EMPLOYER 2020

Saint-Gobain has been officially recognized by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in South Africa. This is the 6th consecutive year that Saint-Gobain South Africa has been awarded this prestigious certification.

11/27/2019
Achievement
SAINT-GOBAIN’S GHANA MORTAR PLANT INAUGURATES ITS NEW LINE

Saint-Gobain has grown its presence in Ghana adding a brand-new line to its current manufacturing offering.

11/11/2019
Commitment
NET ZERO EMISSIONS COMMITMENT OF SAINT-GOBAIN

Saint-Gobain has signed the pledge for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Read the full article here.

08/22/2019
Commitment
Remembering the legacy of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was a thought leader in education and inspired millions around the world to value education. He inspired change in society and encouraged people to empower themselves through education.

With this in mind, Saint-Gobain SSA decided to focus on schools. With the help of an NGO, Adopt-a-School, we selected schools where we can make a difference and this year employees across sub-Saharan Africa spent time at nine schools.

08/07/2019
Achievement
A new mortars plant starts production in Angola

Saint-Gobain is now present in 68 countries across the world

08/02/2019
Innovation
INSULATION IS THE SMART SOLUTION FOR A MORE COMFORTABLE INTERIOR

ThinkPink Aerolite - Smart Homes

06/12/2019
Innovation
Ivory Coast takes second place at Saint-Gobain's international multi comfort student contest

Illustrating excellence in architecture on the African continent, three students from Ivory Coast took second prize at Saint-Gobain’s 15th Multi Comfort Students Contest, held in Milan, Italy. More than 2,200 students from 199 universities in 34 countries entered the contest. The 60 competing teams presented their projects to an international panel of representatives from the Municipality of Milan, architects and industry experts. 

03/22/2019
Innovation
Indoor swimming pools don't have to be noisy

Saint-Gobain Ecophon provides new solution for swimming pools that not only improves the acoustics, but are water, corrosion and chloride-resistant. These Ecophon products improve safety, increase visitor wellbeing and satisfaction, increase staff wellbeing, and improve communication between a coach and students during swimming sessions.

03/01/2019
Press
Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy skills development captures the attention of the French Minister of Foreign affairs

On 1 March 2019, the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng).

02/26/2019
Innovation
Glass can keep you cool in any shape or size

Kenya is welcoming one of its first LEED* gold certified buildings, One Africa, in Nairobi for which Saint-Gobain glass supplied high performance glass.

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