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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. 

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Cities and buildings of Tomorrow

Features of the Future Sustainable City

Features of the F...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 11/04/2022 - 14:09

When one imagines a future city, we often tend to imagine a scene from some sci-fi movie wherein technology has the reins to the world, robots steer the economy and we completely rely on gadgets. While all this is a probability that might come true, the predominant concept that needs to be adopted in the future is of a smart yet sustainable city.

Dans « Le défi urbain », le président de Saint-Gobain réfléchit sur le futur des grandes villes

Dans « Le défi...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 02/07/2021 - 15:25
Dans Le défi urbain paru en mai 2021 aux éditions Odile Jacob, Pierre-André de Chalendar, président de Saint-Gobain, s’interroge sur un modèle qui n’a jamais été aussi fragile et demande à être repensé.

Singapore is building a 42,000-home eco 'smart' city - CNN Style

Singapore is buil...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 02/03/2021 - 11:30
With its centralized cooling, automated trash collection and car-free town center, could Singapore's new eco-town offer a roadmap for slashing the city-state's carbon emissions?

How can we make cities more sustainable?

How can we make c...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 07/09/2020 - 11:12
Nearly 70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals highlight the need to ensure these cities are safe and sustainable for all.
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Innovations - Construction & Industrial applications

Grâce au recyclage, Saint-Gobain invente le verre le plus écologique du monde - Le Parisien

Grâce au recycla...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 21/09/2022 - 10:17
En remplaçant le sable par du calcin, un matériau issu du recyclage, Saint-Gobain a inventé un nouveau substrat de verre dont l’empreinte carbone est la plus faible au monde.

La France a vu ses demandes de brevets croître en 2020 malgré la pandémie, selon l'OEB

La France a vu se...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 18/03/2021 - 14:54

La #France a vu ses demandes de #brevets croître en 2020 malgré la pandémie, selon l'OEB.
En tête des 3 organismes français qui génèrent le plus de demandes de brevets se trouvent le Groupe Saint-Gobain avec 413 demandes. #innovation

Saint-Gobain : maintenu dans un classement sur l'innovation

Saint-Gobain : ma...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 18/03/2021 - 14:53

Saint-Gobain indique figurer au palmarès des 100 entreprises les plus innovantes au monde, d'après le classement 'Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovator 2021', et ce pour la dixième année consécutive.

Économie | Chez Saint-Gobain, les matériaux du futur naissent à Cavaillon | La Provence

Économie | Chez ...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 28/07/2020 - 09:47
Le centre de recherche Saint-Gobain spécialisé dans les céramiques a créé les filtres du masque anti-Covid Precimask
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Sustainable Construction

Le verre plat zéro carbone de Saint-Gobain, une première mondiale

Le verre plat zé...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 17/05/2022 - 14:12
Le géant des matériaux de construction a fabriqué 2000 tonnes de verre plat en ne produisant aucun carbone.

Construction bois : Isover, Placo et Isonat associent leurs expertises

From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 28/07/2021 - 15:45
La construction bois se positionne au cœur des nouveaux enjeux du bâtiment. Dans ce contexte, les trois marques du groupe Saint-Gobain, Isover, Placo et Isonat ont décidé d’accompagner les acteurs de ce marché dans l’accélération de leurs projets de construction bois. L’idée est de développer des partenariats pour co-construire des solutions en réponse aux problématiques techniques de ce mode constructif. Explications.

No More Waste: 10 Ways to Incorporate the Circular Economy into an Architectural Project

No More Waste: 10...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 13/07/2021 - 09:11
French manufacturing firm Saint-Gobain is one of many companies tackling sustainability in the building industry, by incorporating a circular economy model.

Saint-Gobain investit dans la construction modulaire en bois en Allemagne

Saint-Gobain inve...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 17/03/2021 - 14:56

"Le géant des matériaux a pris une participation majoritaire dans la société Brüggemann, fabricant et installateur reconnu de solutions de construction modulaire en bois clés en main destinées à la construction neuve et à la rénovation."

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Saint-Gobain Brands life

Saint-Gobain devient un acteur majeur sur le marché de la plaque de plâtre

Saint-Gobain devi...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 30/01/2020 - 15:37
Saint-Gobain a obtenu l'accord des actionnaires de Continental Building Products et des autorités de la concurrence américaine pour finaliser l'acquisition du fabricant de plaques de plâtre.

Avec son site grand public, Saint-Gobain vise le rôle de tiers de confiance dans la rénovation - Industrie/Négoce

Avec son site gra...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 26/03/2018 - 11:40

Imaginé par les équipes des branches matériaux et distribution, le site, ouvert le 24 mars, apporte réponses et solutions aux particuliers souhaitant rénover leur habitat.

Saint-Gobain cible le grand public pour mieux vendre aux artisans

Saint-Gobain cibl...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 26/03/2018 - 11:38
L'entreprise lance un site Internet de conseils aux particuliers envisageant des travaux. Objectif : en faire des prescripteurs.

Saint-Gobain lance une chaîne de magasins, « Envie de salle de bain »

Saint-Gobain lanc...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 11:35
Saint-Gobain accroît son exposition au grand public. Sa branche Distribution France vient d’ouvrir so
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