Vision & values


Lafarge Zambia aims to be the undisputed leader in building materials. Shared values -a central aspect of culture - are the foundation on which Lafarge Zambia is built on. We always strive to lead for Health and Safety as the overarching value, Focus on Customers, Deliver Results, Act with Integrity, Ensure Sustainability and Care for our People, Openness & Inclusion



Health and Safety

  • Health & Safety is the overarching value.
  • We belief in Visible Personal Commitment (VPC)  for Health and Safety at all levels in order to archive Zero Harm in our operations.
  • Living by the Health & Safety rules as a condition of employment.


Focus on Customers

  • Understanding who our customers, end-users and influencers , listens to them, know what drives their business and what they value
  • Creates value for our customers through innovative solutions, unique value proposals (beyond conventional business) and delivering our promises as sources of differentiation
  • Builds an organization and culture centered on markets and customers
  • We work cooperatively with others across the organization to meet the customer's needs


Deliver Results

  •  Is passionate to achieve goals with zero harm to people; delivers with rigorous execution 
  • Innovates and challenges the status quo to continuously improve and drive lasting value for shareholders 
  • Delivers today in a way that generates strong cash returns and even greater results tomorrow

Act with Integrity

  • Creates an environment where honesty and accountability flourish and compliance is a central focus and commitment 
  • Has the courage to take the right decisions based on our ethical principles and to uphold them, even when under pressure
  • We apply the Code of Business conduct, local laws and ethics in all situations

Ensure Sustainability

  • Demonstrates leadership in environment stewardship and role model responsibility to future generations 
  • Proactively engages with stakeholders to create shared value with society 
  • Drives sustainable solutions through the entire value chain

Care for  People, Openness & Inclusion

  • Cares for and respects our people and empowers them to reach their full potential 
  • Builds leadership capability, inspires and enables teams and individuals to succeed 
  • Recognizes and rewards high performance and addresses under-performers 
  • Displays a local and global mindset, being open to share and collaborate on ideas, resources and best practices 
  • Seeks out diversity and embraces different ideas, experiences and perspectives