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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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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25 January 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

 « Les villes américaines toujours plus nombreuses à poursuivre en justice les multinationales pétrolières, dont Total », 25 janvier 2018...

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22 January 2018
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Author: LafargeHolcim

تعود قضية عمال لافارج الأردن لعدة سنوات مضت حينما انخفض الطلب على الإسمنت بشكل كبير إثر تغييرات في السوق المحلي. ومن أجل ضمان استمرارية العمل في الأردن مع تغييرات السوق، تم تعليق أحد خطوط الإنتاج في مصنع الراشدية عام 2010، وتوقيف جميع الأنشطة الإنتاجية...

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15 January 2018

LafargeHolcim's Response

Author: LafargeHolcim

The labor case concerning employees in Lafarge Jordan dates back several years when changes in the local market led to significantly reduced demand for cement. In order to ensure the business in Jordan was sustainable in this new environment, one of...

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15 January 2018

Jordan: Trade union criticizes Lafarge Jordan's restructuring plans to suspend 300 employees & revoke their retirement entitlements citing labour law violations

In December 2017, the General Trade Union of Construction Workers in Jordan issued a statement regarding Lafarge Jordan's plans to suspend 300 employees. According to the Union, the company is seeking to revoke employee entitlements for early...

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14 January 2018
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Author: عمون، الأردن

صدرت نقابة العاملين في البناء بالأردن بياناً صحافياً عن النزاع بين... شركة لافارج الفرنسية والعاملين لديها، بعد إعلان الشركة نيتها عن الاستغناء عن 300 موظف وإداري معظمهم يعملون في مصنع الرشادية للإسمنت... وتقول النقابة إن المفاوضات مع الشركة للوصول إلى...

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7 January 2018
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Author: Victoria Denys, Francesca Fattori, Audrey Lagadec et Soren Seelow, Le Monde (France)

L’information judiciaire pour « financement du terrorisme », ouverte contre Lafarge en juin 2017, a établi deux faits. D'une part, sa filiale syrienne Lafarge Cement Syria (LCS) a monnayé auprès de groupes terroristes la sécurité de son usine de...

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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 les...

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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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