At its meeting on November 6, 2008, the Board of Directors of Lafarge examined the AFEP-MEDEF recommendations dated October 6, 2008 concerning the compensation of executive directors of listed companies.
The Board considers that these recommendations are in line with the corporate governance principles of the company.
Accordingly, the AFEP-MEDEF corporate governance code thus amended is the Lafarge's reference for the preparation of the report provided for in Article L.225-37 of the French commercial code, in accordance with the Act of July 3, 2008 that implement the European Union directive 2006/46/EC of June 14, 2006.
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Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With 90,000 employees in 76 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 17.6 billion and net income of Euros 1.9 billion in 2007.
Lafarge is the only company in the construction materials sector to be listed in the 2008 ‘100 Global Most Sustainable Corporations in the World'. With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.