Net Zero

Becoming a net zero company: Our pledge in numbers


Leading the way in green construction, Holcim is the first global building materials company to sign the UNGC’s “Business Ambition for 1.5°C“ initiative, with a 2030 SBTi-verified action plan.

Our 2030 commitments on our way to net zero

Accelerate the use of low-carbon and carbon-neutral products such as ECOPact and Susteno Recycle 100m tons of waste and byproducts for energy and raw materials Scale up the use of calcined clay and develop novel cements with new binders Double* waste-derived fuels in production to reach 37% Reach 475 kg net CO2 per ton of cementitious material (net CO2/t. cem) Operate our first net zero CO2 cement production facility * Compared to 2018 baseline.

Our net zero roadmap

We are becoming a net zero company by taking rigorous science-driven actions for the climate.

Roadmap to 2030

We will maximize the deployment of existing technologies and will start laying the groundwork for our net zero journey.

Our CO2 Footprint

Our CO2 emissions can be understood through three different scopes which inform our approach to net zero.

Sustainability - Geocycle UAE

Treating waste is a demanding, complex, costly and time consuming challenge for companies and municipalities. Geocycle offers waste treatment solutions based on a unique industrial process called co-processing, which ensures simultaneous recycling and recovery of waste. Geocycle UAE processes more than 110K tons of waste annually in an environmentally secured way, and serves more than 100 customers.

Geocycle, a pioneer in sustainable waste management, received the first permit in the UAE to treat hazardous & non-hazardous types of waste in its 2 pre-processing platforms and operates the largest single kiln system plant with dedicated co-processing installations.