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Sustainable development


Sustainable development

Sustainable development

Sustainable Development (SD) is essential to the Group’s long term strategy to support growth while meeting the expectations of our stakeholders and promoting social responsibility, environmental stewardship, corporate governance and business ethics.

The Group's SD strategy is reviewed every three years. For the 2015-2017 period, 10 high priority axes covering the relevant material issues were identified in three domains:

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Our Sustainable Development policy supports the Group’s long-term strategy.



Set by Imerys’ Executive Committee, our Sustainable Development strategy is based upon the recommendations of a Steering Committee.

Enjeux environnementaux

Environmental focus

Environmental impact reduction, efficient use of natural resources, we control our activities’ impact on the environment.

Enjeux sociaux

Social Focus

Health and Safety, Human Resources, Ethic, and dialogue with our neighboring communities are among our main corporate social responsibility priorities.



From the implementation of a water recycling process in the United States, to efforts in Thailand to improve general levels of education, evidence of our commitments are numerous.

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