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This year, Saint-Gobain is launching the Sustainable Construction Observatory, which aims to bring together the main stakeholders in the construction industry to promote the sharing of knowledge and accelerate the transformation of the sector worldwide
World leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain, have announced the appointment of Othman Benjelloun-Touimi as the new CEO of Saint-Gobain Africa, effective February 1st, 2023. Having been with the company for more than 11 years, Benjelloun-Touimi succeeds outgoing CEO, Jean-Claude Lasserre, who successfully started the implementation of Saint-Gobain’s ground-breaking, global carbon-neutral roadmap in Africa.
All financial performance indicators at a record high in 2022 (growth, operating income, margin, recurring net income, free cash flow, ROCE)
Profound transformation of the Group’s profile towards fast-growing markets: one-third of sales rotated in the past four years, increasing its exposure to North America and emerging countries and taking construction chemicals sales to €5.3bn
27% reduction in CO2 emissions versus 2017 (scopes 1 and 2), -5% in 2022 versus 2021
Shareholder return: €1.35bn in 2022 (share buybacks and 2021 dividend). Dividend of €2.00 (+23%) recommended for 2022
2023 outlook: further execution of the “Grow & Impact” strategy, with the operating margin to remain in the 9%-11% range
In the past, we made products. Now we provide solutions. Many companies have made this transition and are now approaching product development from the perspective of their customers’ practices and needs. Why? In order to offer users a more comprehensive and personalized response. And it works!
Saint-Gobain has once again been recognized this year for leadership in the fight against climate change by the CDP, a global environmental non-profit organization. For the second year in a row, Saint-Gobain makes the “Climate Change A List”, among 283 companies out of more than 15,000 companies that answered the CDP’s 2022 Climate Change questionnaire.
Jean-Claude Lasserre, Saint-Gobain Africa's CEO, talks about the future of construction materials and why the continent is key to his company's global operations on CNN Africa. Watch the interview here.
This 3-bedroom residential house is located on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal and is a new build. The remarkable beach house project is a real-life demonstration of the Saint-Gobain building better approach, in which the comfort and well-being of the occupants are at the heart of the design and its execution
This home demonstrates that certain simple adaptations and material choices are required at the design stage to deliver against the homeowner's requirements for comfort and well-being in an energy-efficient home
Saint-Gobain, committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, announces that the Science Based Targets initiative1 has approved its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets as consistent with the organization’s new net zero standard and the Paris Climate Agreement. Saint-Gobain is the first company in its sector worldwide to receive this approval since the introduction of the new standard at the end of last year
Saint-Gobain, global leaders in light weight and sustainable construction, continue their commitment to growth on the African continent with recent acquisitions in Kenya, Mauritius and the Ivory Coast.