Circular economy at Holcim
Driving circular construction to build better with less
As a world leader in recycling, Holcim is committed to building better with less and preserving the Earth’s ecosystems. We promote circularity along the entire value chain to eliminate waste and decouple our business growth from the consumption of finite natural resources.
Our low-carbon solutions, from ECOPact to ECOPlanet, are made possible by our green operations, led by:
We power our plants with alternative fuels
We offer the industry’s broadest range of low-carbon materials
We are using the greenest and most efficient transport options
We are accelerating our net-zero journey
Plants of Tomorrow: putting Industry 4.0 into practice
To drive our circular economy business, our Plants of Tomorrow initiative brings together a range of innovations aimed at improving performance, circularity and decarbonization. One of the largest rollouts of Industry 4.0 technologies in the building materials industry, the initiative aims to accelerate technological advancement across the entire value chain.
So far, we have delivered more than 800 deployments at 180 plants worldwide , from predictive maintenance to automation, robotics, artificial intelligence and digital twins. We will reach more than 5,000 deployments by 2025 .