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Lafarge (part of LafargeHolcim)

Member of UN Global Compact

Headquarters in Switzerland

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

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14 December 2017

France: Several former Lafarge executives under formal investigation as part of inquiry into alleged financing of terrorist groups in Syria

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13 December 2017
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Author: Le Figaro (France)

... Lafarge aurait donc versé près de 13 millions d'euros (environ 15,2 millions de dollars) à des groupes armés en Syrie entre 2011 et 2015 pour continuer à faire tourner sa cimenterie de Jalabiya, malgré la guerre. Ce chiffre est celui retenu par...

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12 December 2017

Lafarge paid 13 million euros to armed groups to keep operating in Syria, rights group say

Author: Emmanuel Jarry, Reuters

French cement group Lafarge paid close to 13 million euros ($15.2 million) to armed groups including Islamic State militants to keep operating in Syria from 2011-2015, human rights lawyers said on Tuesday....

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12 December 2017

Top Lafarge executives, including former CEO, indicted on terror financing charges

Author: France 24 and AFP (France)

...Lafarge is accused of paying the Islamic State group and other militants through a middleman between 2013 and 2014 so that the company's factory in Jalabiya, northern Syria, could continue to operate despite the war....

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10 December 2017
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Author: Mathilde Golla, Le Figaro (France)

Enquête, mises en examen... Le cimentier est soupçonné de «financement d'une entreprise terroriste», «violation du règlement européen» concernant l'embargo sur le pétrole syrien et «mise en danger de la vie d'autrui». Retour sur cette affaire hors...

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8 December 2017
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Author: RTBF (Belgique) et AFP (France)

A l'instar d'Eric Olsen la veille, deux anciens responsables du cimentier français Lafarge ont été inculpés à leur tour vendredi soir à Paris dans l'enquête sur les activités du groupe en Syrie en 2013 et 2014, et les soupçons de financement d...

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5 December 2017
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Author: Valérie de Senneville, Les Echos (France)

...L'enquête sur les soupçons de financement du terrorisme et de mise en danger de la vie d'autrui par le cimentier Lafarge en Syrie vient d'entrer dans le dur... A partir de ce mercredi 6 décembre, l'ex-patron du géant mondial du ciment, Bruno Lafont...

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4 December 2017
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4 December 2017

Lafarge made 'unacceptable errors' in Syria: chairman

Author: eNCA (South Africa) and AFP (France)

The Swiss-French cement company LafargeHolcim should have stopped its operations in war-torn Syria before it did, its chairman said in an interview published Sunday, after three executives were charged with indirectly financing jihadists....

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3 December 2017
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Author: Bertille Bayart et Jean-Yves Guérin, Le Figaro (France)

"Beat Hess: «Il y a eu des erreurs inacceptables que LafargeHolcim regrette et condamne»", 3 décembre 2017 [abonnement requis]...

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