We have a long history of setting and achieving ambitious targets that assist the Group in the delivery of long-term value and growth.

As we move into a new decade of action, we have set ambitious objectives and targets to challenge ourselves and measure progress.

These ambitions and targets reflect the areas and global trends across which we believe CRH can effect the most change and support global institutions such as the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a further reflection of our commitment to help build a sustainable future.

CRH 2030 Ambitions

To ensure that we continue to create sustainable value, we have set ambitious 2030 targets that are aligned to the issues of most importance to our businesses and stakeholders. Take a look at the video below to find out more.

Our ambition to lead the industry in sustainable development is underpinned by our strategy to grow and improve our business in a sustainable and responsible way. We are determined to use our global scale and influence to make a positive difference for society and the environment and contribute to a sustainable future which creates value for all stakeholders.

2019 Highlights

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Integrity

42% female representation on our Board, a reflection of our commitment to good governance

Safety

94% of our locations were accident-free

Customers

44% of our product revenue came from products with enhanced sustainability attributes

People

98% of employees received training, exceeding our 2020 target

Environment

Exceeded our 2020 carbon dioxide specific net emission reduction commitment with a 26% reduction compared with 1990 levels

Collaboration

Our operating companies hosted over 1,400 stakeholder engagement events