Lafarge's French 2008 annual report (Document de référence) has been filed on March 16, 2009 with the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF).
The document is available to the public in accordance with the provisions of regulations currently in force.
It can also be found in the "Shareholders > Regulated Information" section of our website www.lafarge.com, and on the AMF's website (www.amf-france.org).
The annual report includes in particular:
- the annual financial report ;
- information on fees paid to our auditors for the financial year 2008;
- the report of the Chairman of the Board of Directors particularly on internal control procedures and the auditors' reports on the same.
Notes to editors
Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With more than 84,000 employees in 79 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 19 billion in 2008.
In 2009 and for the fifth year in a row, Lafarge was listed in the ‘Global 100 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.