Saint-Gobain has opened a new mortars plant in Tulefa, Ethiopia, under the Weber brand. This new production line will be the first of its kind in the East Africa region. The Weber plant will provide the market with locally manufactured technical mortars and a tile adhesives range that aims to serve the need for more sophisticated and technically advanced building materials.
In Gabon, Glassolutions has contributed to a second project in Africa with COOL-LITE XTREME glazing and the first using the SWISSPACER solution.
At Saint-Gobain the health of our employees and our customers is our top priority. We have put in place protective measures in order to meet the essential expectations of our customers and partners, in strict compliance with local and national rules and directives. At its level, the Group strives to play its role as a corporate citizen to protect the health of all and limit the spread of the virus.
During its Africa Forum, a gathering of key executives from Saint-Gobain locations across Africa, Jean- Claude Lasserre, CEO of Saint-Gobain Africa, talks about mitigating risk by investing in and supporting its operations on the continent and its long-term commitment to growth.
Saint-Gobain’s long-standing relationship with Mvelaphanda Primary School began in 2015 with its investment in the school’s new ablution facilities as part of the group’s 350th anniversary.
Standing 234 meters high, The Leonardo in Johannesburg (South Africa) is now the tallest in Africa. Saint-Gobain is proud to have contributed to its construction.
Saint-Gobain has grown its presence in Ghana adding a brand-new line to its current manufacturing offering.
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.
Saint-Gobain has signed the pledge for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Read the full article here.
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.