The zero-emissions mining process

Commercially competitive with a minimized environmental footprint.

The zero-emission cement plant

Commercially competitive with cement quality guaranteed.

MissionZero related SDGs


We have built our MissionZero programme around the SDGs and SDG targets where we can play a major role as enabler – and where we have our main value chain impacts. These SDG are:


  • SDG 6: clean water and sanitation
  • SDG 7: affordable and clean energy
  • SDG 12: responsible consumption and production 
  • SDG 13: climate action

Accelerated development and adoption of these solutions are urgently needed as both sectors are also playing a crucial role in the transition towards a low-carbon society. Many solutions are already available but more work, often in partnership, is needed to ensure the right pathway for decarbonisation. Our MissionZero programme is aimed at delivering and implementing these solutions in partnership with our customers and others inside and outside our industry.

Supporting SDGs through our ESG efforts

Our operational sustainability ambitions and targets are closely connected to the SDGs, as well as our commitment to continuously reduce the environmental impact of our operations.


2030 ambition

Zero harm



2030 targets

LTIF (incl. contractors)
10% Y-o-Y improvement
TRIR (incl. contractors)
10% Y-o-Y improvement


8.8 Protect labour rights and promote safe and secure working environments for all workers, including migrant workers, in particular women migrants, and those in precarious employment.

People diversity

2030 ambition

A diverse and inclusive



2030 targets

% of women total: 30%
% of women managers: 25%

5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life.


2030 ambition

Enable zero emissions



2030 targets

CO₂ emissions Scope 1 and 2:
Scope 3 downstream:
Economic intensity
56% reduction, corresponding to 7% Y-o-Y improvement

13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning.

Human rights

2030 ambition

Safeguard standards




8.7 Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.


2030 ambition

Transparency and compliance




10.3 Ensure equal opportunity and reduce inequalities of outcome, including by eliminating discriminatory laws, policies and practices and promoting appropriate legislation, policies and action in this regard.

16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.

16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels.

Supplier management

2030 ambition

Reduced footprint



2030 targets

Suppliers setting science based targets: 30% of spend


12.6 Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle.

12.7 Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities.

13.2 Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning.

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