The Lafarge Group is the world’s largest supplier of building materials and has a global reputation for developing creative and innovative products, services and solutions.The company produces essential products – cement, aggregates and concrete – which are integral to society.  Everyone relies on  roads, hospitals, power stations, housing and railways.

The Group employs over 68,000 people in 64 countries: Lafarge’s four Business Units in the UK (Cement, Aggregates, Readymix concrete, and Asphalt) have nearly 3,000 employees working across more than 200 sites around the country.  As market leader, it holds around 40% of the UK cement market.

Edition 17 Developing a sustainable supply chain to add value

This supply chain case study will explore how Lafarge UK is active in all three sector of industry and how it manages the need to develop the business alongside protecting the environment and respect for local communities.

  1. Introduction
  2. Sectors of industry and sustainable supply chains
  3. Primary sector
  4. Secondary sector
  5. Tertiary sector
  6. Conclusion