HeidelbergCement is one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of building materials with leading market positions in aggregates, cement, and ready-mixed concrete. With a cement manufacturing capacity of over 187 Million Tonnes, operating in about 50 countries with some 59,000 employees in more than 3,000 locations, ensuring reliable building materials that you can rely on, the company stands committed to building a better world for generations to come.

Heidelberg Cement, AG entered India in 2006 with the acquisition of erstwhile Mysore Cement, Cochin Cement and a JV with Indorama Cement. Post the restructuring and expansion at its Central India plants, its installed capacity increased to 5.5 Million Tonnes from 2.3 Million Tonnes. Post acquisition of Italcementi, the Group has more than doubled its presence in India. With 4 Integrated Cement plants, 4 Grinding Units and a Terminal, its installed capacity in India now stands at about 14 Million Tonnes. Currently cement is sold in 12 states where its brands are well accepted by its loyal customers.

Our customers, employees, shareholders as well as local partners across the globe have always been the core of our corporate governance. Our concern for environment has driven our actions towards sustainable development and therefore we obligated ourselves to build on the three pillars of ecology, economy and social responsibility.

Having obligated itself to build on the three pillars of ecology, economy and social responsibility, HeidelbergCement Group has emerged to be a good corporate citizen. Its commitment to environment conservation has earned it the reputation of being called “friends of Earth”. In India, the company has launched a programme “friends of Earth” under which Neem Trees are being planted given its proven environment, medicinal benefits to the society. These trees are named as “HeidelbergCement Tree”. The Group stands committed to fulfill its obligation towards environment protection and conservation.

We also strive to achieve our Sustainability Commitments 2030 which cover improvements in the areas of water, air, land, occupational health & safety, circular economy, people and communities. HeidelbergCement India & Zuari Cement have been certified as “net water positive” by TÜV SÜD. “We give back close to 5.2 time more water than what we use”. We stand committed to achieve “zero harm” in all our operations by making “Occupational safety” our foremost priority. Maximizing use of alternative fuels, renewable energy and greening initiatives, we remain committed to ensure reduction in ambient temperature at our plant locations. We relentlessly pursue the ambition to achieve by 2022 a 2 degree lower ambient temperature within our plants compared to that prevailing a km away.

We at HeidelbergCement remain committed to deliver sustainable progress now and in future too as we endeavour to “make the world a better place to live for generations to come”