Driving systems change
The construction sector has the power and the responsibility to build a better worldRead more
On a mission to accelerate the global movement for sustainable construction
Founded in 2003, the Holcim Foundation was one of the first organizations to define and promote the key principles of sustainability for the built environment. Today, we are more committed than ever to ensuring that leading-edge thinking and best practice solutions are placed in the hands of everyone.
About the Holcim Foundation
Watch a 2-minute video about the Holcim Foundation - a non-profit organization, dedicated to accelerating the global movement for sustainable architecture, design and construction.
How we support systems change
The Holcim Foundation aims to identify, discuss, and democratize the latest leading-edge thinking and best practice in sustainable construction from around the globe. We focus on three main objectives as an organization to achieve this mission:
We spark, interrogate and promote the most important ideas for sustainable construction
We support a global and intergenerational community of architecture, design and construction changemakers
We conduct international Awards competitions to build a pipeline of innovative construction approaches
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The Holcim Foundation has a long experience in enabling knowledge transfer: we bring emerging and experienced pioneers in sustainable construction together and create the right conditions to inspire them to continue transforming the way the construction sector designs and builds.
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