Supporting SDG no. 4, Lafarge Egypt is committed to offering educational programs for our communities, thriving together.

Training Program for Journalists – Green Building

In February 2021, Lafarge Egypt delivered an educational training program (4 sessions) to 26 journalists, focusing on:

1.   Sustainable Development and its Economic & Environmental effect.

2.   Managing Companies through implementing Sustainable Development Concepts.

3.   Green Buildings.

4.   How to manage plastic waste?

5.   Sustainable Development through supporting small enterprises.

6.   Waste Management.

7.   Sustainable Development Goals at Lafarge Egypt.

The training sessions were delivered by professionals in Sustainable Development Field.

Training Program for Journalists – Human Rights in the Workplace

In February 2022, Lafarge Egypt, a member of Holcim Group, within its efforts in maintaining commitment to its social responsibility, organized an awareness training program on human rights in the work environment.  The workshop was held throughout the March 2022 via “Video Conference”, where experts voluntary shared their knowledge & expertise with invitees from the journalism and media sector.

The workshop’s sessions were voluntarily presented, by: Lawyer/ Marwa Al-Khodari, Partner in ALC Alieldean Weshahi & Partners, and Dr. Nihal El-Magharbel, Member in the Egyptian Senate, in addition to Lawyer Nihad Abu al-Qumsan, human rights lawyer, President of the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, and Member of the National Council for Human Rights.

Vocational Education Program in Suez Governorate

 In fulfilment of SDG 4 titled “Quality education” Lafarge Egypt launched the Vocational Training Program on Safety and Health in 2016, in cooperation with the Suez Technical Education Directorate. This program showcases the company’s conviction in the key role of the private sector in supporting and advancing education.

The program aims to raise awareness among students enrolled in technical schools about health and safety measures to protect themselves. The program also seeks to provide them with essential skills in order to bridge the gap between their education and the requirements of the job market before joining the workforce.

Since its inception, the program has supported over 20 technical schools and trained 23,060 students and 208 technical teachers; the program continues to support technical education.