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06/12/2019
Innovation

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

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

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

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

10/26/2018
Habitat

Yesterday, Saint-Gobain, world leader in the construction markets, attended the annual summit of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) in Mombasa. The conference presented the opportunity for the Group to reaffirm its commitment to support the Big Four Agenda of the Kenyan government and the delivery of 500,000 houses between 2017 and 2022. In line with the country’s constitution and the Global Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations, Saint-Gobain strongly believes that access to dignified housing is a matter of human right. 

10/25/2018
Award

Saint-Gobain honours the winners of the first Saint-Gobain Young Talent V.I.E competition.

10/25/2018
Achievement

In Côte d’Ivoire, Saint-Gobain PAM solutions were selected by the national water distribution company ONEP to supply water to the cities of Gagnoa and Sinfra, northwest of Abidjan. 

10/16/2018
Brand

For the fifth consecutive year, Saint-Gobain has been certified as a Top Employer.

10/09/2018
Innovation

Saint-Gobain places open innovation at the heart of its strategy.  That is why this year the Group is endorsing AFRICARENA by issuing two challenges. 

10/02/2018
Commitment
Habitat
Innovation
Sustainable

The 11th annual Green Building Convention is opening its doors today with the ambition to start the race towards ZERO: ZERO carbon emissions, building with ZERO water, ZERO waste and ZERO ecological impact. A tour de force that Saint-Gobain strongly supports! Check our interview with Jolene Blundell, Head of Sustainability at Saint-Gobain. 

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Cities and buildings of Tomorrow

How to Build Sustainable Megacities of the Future?

How to Build Sust...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 07/05/2019 - 16:46
By 2050, 66% of the world’s population will live in cities. With such figures, it is imperative for the city planners to consider sustainability as a critical parameter while planning the amenities of a megacity. Here are some of the simple yet innovative solutions that can help keep megacities sustainable.

Cities of the future: How developers are working to reverse the health and climate impacts of urban sprawl

From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 13:58
A National Geographic special issue looks at the way we've built cities in the past and how we will reverse the effects on the climate and our own health in the future.

How India is building a sustainable city

How India is buil...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 10:00
Amaravati, a new town in Andhra Pradesh, India, is transforming from farmland to urban utopia, with British architect Norman Foster's firm at the helm. Will it succeed?

Creating Green and Resilient Cities – with Women as Leaders | World Green Building Council

Creating Green an...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 15:50
In World Green Building Council's latest blog in the series for #Women's eNews, CEO Terri Wills and Asia Pacific Network Regional Head Joelle Chen 陈思敏 define what makes a green and resilient city - and which cities are leading the way on liveability. #resilientcity #sustainability
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Innovations - Habitat & Industrial applications

Enterprise Innovation in Saint-Gobain’s DNA

Enterprise Innova...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 14/06/2019 - 17:51
Innovation has always been at the core of what we’ve done as a company. For the past 353 years, that’s who we have been: Innovators.

[L'industrie c'est fou] LumiPod, une petite maison made in France à poser dans la nature - L'industrie c'est fou

[L'industrie c'es...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 10/05/2019 - 09:12

[L'industrie c'est fou] #LumiPod, une petite maison made in France à poser dans la nature, développé en partenariat avec Saint-Gobain > La caractéristique clef de la petite maison est sa fenêtre. Il s’agit en fait du produit breveté par Lumicene : une vaste baie vitrée coulissante en forme de courbe à 180 degrés. Ce produit est fabriqué à Chambéry (Savoie) par Sovedys (filiale de Saint-Gobain). Il a été conçu pour “réinventer la relation dedans-dehors dans le logement”. “Il optimise les apports solaires et s’inscrit dans une démarche d’habitat à énergie positive”.

L'innovation permanente, une culture à développer dans les grandes entreprises

L'innovation perm...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 14:17

« Clairement l'innovation s'accélère et c'est directement lié à l'émergence du numérique »

Pierre-André de Chalendar, le PDG du groupe Saint-Gobain

Sekurit mise sur le pare-brise du futur « made in France »

Sekurit mise sur ...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 13:45
Pour la filiale de Saint-Gobain, la connectivité et la demande grandissante de confort dans les automobiles font de son produit un véritable gisement d'innovations.
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Sustainable Habitat

Le confort du logement rime avec bien-être.

Le confort du log...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 16:20

Le confort du logement est indissociable du bien-être résume une enquête menée pour Saint-Gobain par un organisme spécialisé (OpinionWay).
Pour 90 % des Français, le bien-être rime avec confort de logement :
Pour une large majorité, leur habitat est confortable car il est équipé d’une bonne isolation thermique.

New WorldGBC infographic outlines the pathways to net zero carbon buildings | World Green Building Council

New WorldGBC info...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 12:05

Companies are moving faster than many governments on carbon pricing

Companies are mov...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 18/01/2018 - 10:56
ECONOMISTS have long argued that the most efficient way to curb global warming is to put a price on the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause it. A total of 41 OECD and G20 governments have announced either a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade scheme, or both.

Saint-Gobain Nordic businesses switch to 100% Green Electricity

Saint-Gobain Nord...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 15/01/2018 - 11:27

Sustainability is high on the agenda for Saint-Gobain, and from January 1st Saint-Gobain businesses in the Nordic region switch to green electricity.

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Saint-Gobain Brands life

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 Saint-Gobain.fr, 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

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

Saint-Gobain lanc...
From Saint-Gobain - Thu, 05/10/2017 - 09:18

Saint-Gobain accroît son exposition au grand public. Sa branche Distribution France vient d’ouvrir son premier magasin de salles de bain à Paris.

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