Brazil - A project for the inclusion of disabled people in Lafarge teams

Brazil

Lafarge Brazil has launched an Inclusion project to recruit and integrate disabled people into its teams. It is on track to reach a target of 5% disabled employees by 2015.

 

Objectives

  • Improve diversity, as part of the Group’s Sustainability Ambitions 2020

Summary

The Lafarge Brazil Human Resources teams launched an Inclusion project for deaf and blind people, as well as for people with reduced mobility.

An in-house 12-week training program on administrative tasks was created and trainees were hired by the Shared Services Center and the Cement Customer Relations Center.  

 

Today, we have established a systematic search for disabled candidates for all recruitments, in both plants and offices.    

Results

  • Today, disabled people account for 1.5% of the employees, on track to reach 5% by 2015.