The Holcim Leadership Journey continues

The Holcim Leadership Journey will continue on several levels beyond 2014 as ongoing cost inflation and challenging market conditions require continuous performance improvement. Beyond 2014, the Holcim Leadership Journey spirit will persist and its principles will remain unchanged. Holcim will continuously focus on further improving its performance.

The Group plans to focus on major areas as follows:

  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Structural and strategic direction
    • Proactive portfolio management
    • Shift to asset-lighter demand/supply strategies
    • Continuation of footprint optimization in aggregates, concrete, and construction materials
    • Further development of the waste-management as business
    • Continuation of the Sustainable Development Ambition
  • Operational efficiency
    • Continuous performance improvement program targeting Customer Excellence and cost leadership
    • Focus on existing operational projects and initiatives with only limited amount of new projects initiating
    • Global Talent and succession management, and drive of values and behaviors
  • Organization and progress
    • Standardization of processes
    • Alignment in organizational structures
    • Structured and aligned performance management approach