Holcim (part of LafargeHolcim)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

On 10 July 2015 Holcim completed a merger with Lafarge to form LafargeHolcim.

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10 September 2017

Holcim Lebanon responds to allegations regarding environmental abuse at its Chekka cement plant

Author: Grace Elazar, Holcim Lebanon

…Our plant in Chekka follows the management system ISO14001:2017 for the environment. As such, we identify and assess our impacts, set targets to reduce them and work towards continuous improvement… We measure our stack emissions using an automated...

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10 September 2017

Holcim Lebanon: Chekka cement plant linked to health and environmental risks

Residents of the northern district of Koura, Lebanon claim Holcim’s cement plant is directly responsible for the spread of cancer, along with other heart and lung diseases, throughout the region. Sulfur dioxide emissions of petroleum coke have also...

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20 August 2017
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Author: الوكالة الوطنية للإعلام، لبنان

"أهالي الكورة في وقفة احتجاجية مقابل مصانع إسمنت شكا: نناشد رئيس الجمهورية إيقاف الدمار البيئي والصحي والاقتصادي"، 19 أغسطس 2017...

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20 August 2017
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Author: LBCI Lebanon News

"الكورة يرفعون الصوت..."، 19 أغسطس 2017...

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27 April 2017
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“El Gobierno acreditó a diez empresas en responsabilidad social” – 24 de abril de 2017...

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11 October 2016

Fossil fuel firms respond to petition before Philippines Human Rights Commission on human rights & climate impacts

Greenpeace, disaster survivors, and community organisations from the Philippines submitted a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) against 47 large fossil fuel and cement companies over their role in "human-induced...

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10 October 2016

Nicaragua: Human Rights & Business Country Guide; issues include human rights defenders & afro descendent & indigenous peoples´ rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) & the Nicaraguan Union for Corporate Social Responsibility Union (UNIRSE)

“Human Rights and Business Country Guide”, 1 Oct 16...

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27 August 2016
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos Zeferino Ladrillero (CDHZL)

…En el municipio de Apaxco, Estado de México, como resultado de la actividad industrial de la planta cementera de la empresa Holcim y la actividad de procesamiento de residuos industriales de su filial Ecoltec, se emiten contaminantes que no sólo...

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27 August 2016
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25 August 2016
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Author: Holcim México

…Como parte de nuestro compromiso con el desarrollo sustentable, Holcim México utiliza el coprocesamiento como una fuente de energía alterna. Este proceso industrial contribuye al cuidado del medio ambiente y elimina las emisiones…Los señalamientos...

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