Sustainable Development

HeidelbergCement Group is а member of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI), a project headed by the biggest cement producers worldwide. It was set up in alliance with the Geneva based World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) with the objective to facilitate actions and to promote the progress towards sustainable development. HeidelbergCement Group focuses its activities on the balance between the three pillars of sustainable development:

  1. Economic growth
  2. Social responsibility
  3. Environment 

In compliance with HeidelbergCement Group’s commitment to sustainable development, Devnya Cement and Vulkan Cement have identified the care for the environment, health and safety and energy efficiency as key priorities in their management policies and corporate culture. In the recent years, the Companies made substantial efforts and investments towards the continuous improvement of production efficiency, the promotion of employee’s, stakeholder’s and local community’s wellbeing and towards the reduction of environmental footprint.

The Companies’ policies for health and safety, environment and energy form a central element of the corporate mission, equally important as productivity, efficiency, quality and technological development. These policies reflect the active approach of the Companies directed towards foreseeing any potential risks and opportunities, as well as the Group’s commitment to continuous improvement and organizational excellence.

Thanks to its long history, successfully implemented practices and corporate policies, HeidelbergCement Group subsidiaries in Bulgaria achieve not only market leadership position, but also saveguard a perfect corporate image.