Colas Environment Day Dedicated to Biodiversity

Colas recently held Environment Day across all its locations worldwide. This year the event was dedicated to biodiversity, a major challenge for the group, which launched a low-carbon and biodiversity strategy in 2020. The event is part of the group’s CSR strategic project called ACT (for Act & Commit Together), in which one of the eight commitments is a pledge…

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Lafarge Canada Spearheads Conservation Effort

Lafarge Canada announced its key role in the massive conservation effort undertaken in the sensitive Great Lakes region as a partner with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC). The NCC’s Manitoulin Island acquisition is one of its largest-ever in Ontario.  With a $16-million price tag, the initiative relied heavily on the support of many partners. Lafarge Canada provided a donation…

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CalPortland Partners With Wildlife Habitat Council

CalPortland Co. joined the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) as a corporate member, formalizing the company’s commitment to integrating biodiversity and conservation action into its sustainability efforts. Through WHC membership, CalPortland seeks to involve employees and community stakeholders in sustainability activities and earn recognition via WHC Conservation Certification, the only global, third-party verified biodiversity standard. “Our membership with the Wildlife Habitat…

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Holcim Tackles Measurable Biodiversity and Water Targets

Holcim announced its strategy to become “nature-positive” by restoring and preserving biodiversity and water while bringing more nature into cities. Holcim’s positive impact on biodiversity is based on transformative rehabilitation plans and measured by a science-based methodology developed in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Preserving water across its business, Holcim targets to replenish freshwater in…

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Holcim Tackles Measurable Biodiversity and Water Targets

Holcim announced its strategy to become “nature-positive” by restoring and preserving biodiversity and water while bringing more nature into cities. Holcim’s positive impact on biodiversity is based on transformative rehabilitation plans and measured by a science-based methodology developed in partnership with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 

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HeidelbergCement Opens Quarries for Unique Biodiversity Competition

HeidelbergCement launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes totaling more than $30,000 for the most innovative projects.

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Lehigh Hanson Encourages Participation in Quarry Life Award

May 27, 2021 – Lehigh Hanson Inc., a North American subsidiary of HeidelbergCement, is encouraging students, researchers and interested others to participate in the fifth edition of the Quarry Life Award, HeidelbergCement’s international research and education competition. The Quarry Life Award program focuses on mining sites and seeks to raise awareness about the biological value of mineral extraction sites worldwide.

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HeidelbergCement Opens Quarries for Unique Biodiversity Competition

HeidelbergCement launched the fifth edition of its Quarry Life Award, its nature-based competition involving more than 20 countries worldwide. Researchers, students, local communities, NGOs and nature lovers from around the world can pitch their ideas for sustainable quarry management, with prizes totaling more than $30,000 for the most innovative projects. 

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