Combating climate change

Controlling greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption worldwide is the prerequisite to containing global warming below 2°C.

As a responsible player in the built and living environment, Saint-Gobain is focused on optimizing energy consumption and reducing greenhouse gas emissions both regard to its manufacturing processes and the use of its products.  

The Group is determined to continue increasing its positive contribution on environmental, social and economic impacts while limiting their negative effects. 

Increasing the energy efficiency of buildings by new construction and the thermal renovation of the current building stock is a critical issue for controlling the effects of climate change over the long term. 

Innovative solutions developed by the Groupe to improve the energy efficiency of buildings help both minimize the negative impacts of construction on the climate and lower users' fuel bills. 

Saint-Gobain has implemented a constantly renewed mechanism to effectively combat climate change: