About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.

"Design, produce and distribute materials that help creating great living places and improving daily life: that is Saint-Gobain’s strategic ambition. The living places that we contribute to creating have a positive impact on their occupants’ wellbeing and quality of life. Because they are designed sustainably and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, they help build the future of us all. On our industrial markets, we aim to provide increasingly reliable and efficient solutions, in the forefront of technology, by working hand-in-hand with our customers through co-developments and partnerships."

Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain

Our ambitions

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions that improve the comfort of each of us and the future of all. Saint-Gobain products are found everywhere in our daily lives: from the home to the office, in cars and infrastructure, and high-performance materials for health and many industrial applications. What sets them apart is Saint-Gobain’s approach. The Group aims to meet today’s individual requirements for comfort, performance, safety, aesthetics. It also aims to take up the collective challenges of the future, from construction to sustainable mobility, from population growth to climate change. 

In this way, Saint-Gobain continues to write the history of a company dating back more than 350 years, which now has more than 180,000 employees of over 100 nationalities, who are proud to help create great living places the world over through industrial and distribution businesses, and improve daily life for everyone.

A strategic focus on sustainable habitat solutions

We are constantly innovating to make living spaces more comfortable, cost-efficient and sustainable worldwide. Saint-Gobain solutions span from self-cleaning windows and photovoltaic glass to smart insulation systems, water supply systems and building materials distribution.

We offer solutions to the major challenges of energy efficiency and environmental protection. No matter what new needs emerge in the habitat and construction markets, the future is made of Saint-Gobain.

Find out more about the group strategy

An innovation-driven Group

Innovation is at the heart of Saint-Gobain’s strategy. More than 23% of our sales are generated through products which were developed less than five years ago.

Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that improve quality of life.

As one of the top 100 industrial groups in the world and one of the 100 most innovative companies, Saint-Gobain continues to deploy its technological know-how, often in partnership with the most prestigious universities and laboratories.

Find out more on our Innovation section

Saint-Gobain is the European or worldwide leader in all of its businesses.

2019 Key figures

With 2019 sales of €42.6 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 68 countries and has 171,000 employees.

Saint-Gobain in figures 

Leaders in Sustainable Housing

Saint-Gobain solutions can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

*Industrial presence

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Benoit BAZIN (COO Saint-Gobain) posted on LinkedIn

From www.linkedin.com - Tue, 24/03/2020 - 09:13
I would like say a big thank you to all the Saint-Gobain teams for their commitment in the face of this unprecedented crisis. All over the world, they ...

Benoit BAZIN (Directeur Général Délégué de Saint-Gobain) sur LinkedIn

From www.linkedin.com - Tue, 24/03/2020 - 09:12
Je veux dire ici un immense merci à toutes les équipes Saint-Gobain, mobilisées face à cette crise sans précédent. Partout dans le monde, elles s’adaptent...

Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG de Saint-Gobain, invité de l'Economie sur Radio Classique

From www.scoop.it - Tue, 24/03/2020 - 09:08

Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG de Saint-Gobain était l'invité de l'Economie sur Radio Classique.

Covid19 - Message de Pierre-André de Chalendar

From www.linkedin.com - Thu, 19/03/2020 - 14:47

Covid-19 - Message de Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG du Groupe Saint-Gobain.

Statement on Covid-19 from Pierre-André de Chalendar

From www.linkedin.com - Thu, 19/03/2020 - 14:43

Statement on Covid-19 from Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and CEO of Saint-Gobain Group.

Après avoir réussi sa réorganisation, Saint-Gobain vise le zéro carbone

From www.latribune.fr - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 15:11

Un an après avoir été mise en place, la nouvelle organisation issue du plan "Transform & Grow" "fonctionne très bien", déclare à La Tribune Benoît Bazin, directeur général délégué de l'entreprise cotée. D'après une enquête de satisfaction conduite en interne par Ipsos, à laquelle 74% des collaborateurs ont participé, 79% se disent "engagés".

Saint-Gobain publie des résultats solides en s'appuyant sur son plan de transformation

From bfmbusiness.bfmtv.com - Tue, 03/03/2020 - 15:09

Dans un contexte incertain, le groupe de matériaux de construction affiche un résultat net de 1,4 milliard d'euros en 2019, 3,5 fois supérieur à celui de 2018.

Saint-Gobain: «Nous sommes la solution face au défi climatique»

From www.lefigaro.fr - Fri, 28/02/2020 - 08:50

Saint-Gobain: «Nous sommes la solution face au défi climatique»
INTERVIEW - Son PDG, Pierre-André de Chalendar, souligne que le groupe est en avance sur son plan stratégique.

« Une partie importante de l’activité de Saint-Gobain est portée par la transition énergétique »

From www.la-croix.com - Fri, 28/02/2020 - 08:15
Le groupe affiche de bons résultats pour 2019 et son activité a progressé en France.Son PDG, Pierre-André de Chalendar, explique sa stratégie dans « La Croix ».

Comment Saint-Gobain a réorganisé ses processus M & A

From capitalfinance.lesechos.fr - Tue, 25/02/2020 - 11:56

« Le plan T&G a redonné du rythme à nos activités M & A, de manière à ce que l’objectif fixé pour 2019 de céder l’équivalent de 3 Md€ de chiffre d’affaires a été atteint dès début octobre, explique Maud Thuaudet, arrivée en septembre dernier à la direction de la stratégie – et également en charge des fusions-acquisitions et du corporate venture.

Claire PEDINI on LinkedIn: Gender diversity is a key issue that Saint-Gobain has fully integrated

From www.linkedin.com - Thu, 23/01/2020 - 09:43

"Gender diversity is a key issue that Saint-Gobain has fully integrated into its human resources policy and corporate responsibility approach. This is why I am proud to see our Group listed on the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for the second year running". Claire Pedini, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources and Digital Transformation - Saint'Gobain.

Saint-Gobain planche sur sa neutralité carbone

From www.lesechos.fr - Thu, 23/01/2020 - 09:39
Le groupe de matériaux de construction va élaborer cette année sa feuille de route zéro émission à l'horizon 2050. Il emménage à partir de la semaine prochaine dans son nouveau siège, une tour qui met en scène certains de ses produits phare et reflète sa nouvelle organisation.
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