Saint-Gobain Sub-Saharan Africa Delegation in South Africa
NO 1 Shale Road,
N1 Business Park
Old Johannesburg and Tlokwa roads
Kosmodal – Ext. 7
This year, to celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, we want to make a difference at 10 schools on the African continent with initiatives ranging from insulating ceilings to improving ablution facilities. Our employees will dedicate time to do maintenance work, as well as collect stationery, educational books and magazines.
In 2008, the Saint-Gobain Foundation was born. Over the past 10 year, it has supported 148 projects led by 115 non-profit organizations, of which 4 are in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kennedy Sithole, projects and export manager for Saint-Gobain PAM, Southern Africa region, takes you through a recently completed project in the Northern Cape province.
Saint-Gobain has been recently featured in Sustainable Business Magazine, a unique magazine which presents articles on associations, universities, and companies from various industries.
Saint-Gobain opened its experience center at its new representative office in Nairobi on May 16 2018. More than a mere showroom, this space enables the visitor to discover and experience how Saint-Gobain building solutions can make a difference in people’s daily life. Whether it is through digital interactive access points or practical experiences around comfort, it aims to be a place for professionals to network and expand their knowledge of building systems and materials. Throughout the year, thematic events will be organized to tackle specific topics within Kenya’s building and construction industry.
The first prize of the 14th International Saint-Gobain MultiComfort House Students Contest was awarded to Vahin Parmananda and Mthokozisi Sibisi, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Their project “Solar.Creek.Community” combines innovation and vernacular architecture with a climate driven approach to create sustainable communities.
On 13 April 2018, the Saint-Gobain team in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) hosted a meeting for industry experts to discuss the issue of water and waste in sustainable cities
The winning team for the Southern Africa stage of the Saint-Gobain MultiComfort Students Contest 2018 was announced on April 20 at Saint-Gobain in Johannesburg.
The Saint-Gobain MultiComfort House Students Contest is an international competition dedicated to architecture and engineering students. The Southern Africa stage for the contest will be held in Saint-Gobain offices in Johannesburg on April 20. Seven shortlisted architectural projects selected from the University of Johannesburg and the University of Kwazulu-Natal in Durban will compete for the chance to attend the finals in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). A panel of industry experts will select the national winning team.
For the third year in a row, Saint-Gobain has been certified Top Employer Global. It is one of 13 companies worldwide to have received this certification label. This year, 31 countries in which Saint-Gobain operates were considered – South Africa being one of them.
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