Lafarge is a world leader in cement production. Forming the historic core of Lafarge's portfolio, cement accounted for 63% of the Group's turnover in 2013. Combining cutting edge R&D innovation and a large selection of cement products, we supply the materials needs for our customers' construction projects large and small, whatever their sector and all across the globe, with growth particularly strong in emerging markets.
In 2050, 70% of the world population will live in cities, twice as many as there were in 1970. Whether large, medium or small, whether in mature or emerging countries, cities are central to the challenges facing the planet. To improve cities, Lafarge contributes to the construction of cities around the world, through its innovative solutions providing them with more housing and making them more compact, more durable, more beautiful, and better connected.