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Strategic Approach

Based on four pillars our approach gives a strategic focus and framework for our actions.


Our CSR Approach

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in sustainable building solutions and high-performance materials. For the past 350 years, our products and systems have been used to enhance human habitats and daily life. CSR is integral to our long-term business success. Our CSR approach is built on our Principles of Conduct and Action and is influenced by global challenges, as well as stakeholder engagement in the UK and Ireland. We deliver sustainable solutions by focusing on four strategic commitments.

More on our approach & stakeholders

Big Challenges

Increasing global population, urbanisation and mobility result in socio-economic and environmental challenges that affect us all, including:

  • Demand for homes and infrastructure
  • Scarcity of natural resources
  • Increasing energy consumption and costs
  • Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change
  • Shortage of skills and home-grown talent
Our big challenges

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    Since 2013, our Sustainable Development Advisory Panel has provided us with a unique level of transparency, critical advice and guidance that helps us shape our thinking and deliver best practice.

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    View our interactive key performance indicators online or download the full set of current and past data. 

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    Select the CSR commitments and case studies you are most interested in, or simply browse the full CSR article library. Add any articles you’d like to download to your basket. 

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