About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.

"Design, produce and distribute materials that help creating great living places and improving daily life: that is Saint-Gobain’s strategic ambition. The?living places that we contribute to creating have?a positive impact on their occupants’ wellbeing?and quality of life. Because they are designed?sustainably and reduce energy consumption?and greenhouse gas emissions, they help build?the future of us all. On our industrial markets,?we aim to provide increasingly reliable and?efficient solutions, in the forefront of technology,?by working hand-in-hand with our customers?through co-developments and partnerships."

Pierre-André de Chalendar,?Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain

Our ambitions

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions that improve the comfort of each of us and the future of all. Saint-Gobain products are found everywhere in our daily lives: from the home to the office, in cars and infrastructure, and high-performance materials for health and many industrial applications. What sets them apart is Saint-Gobain’s approach. The Group aims to meet today’s individual requirements for comfort, performance, safety, aesthetics. It also aims to take up the collective challenges of the future, from construction to sustainable mobility, from population growth to climate change.?

In this way, Saint-Gobain continues to write the history of a company dating back more than 350 years, which now has more than 180,000 employees of over 100 nationalities, who are proud to help create great living places the world over through industrial and distribution businesses, and improve daily life for everyone.

A strategic focus on sustainable habitat solutions

We are constantly innovating to make living spaces more comfortable, cost-efficient and sustainable worldwide. Saint-Gobain solutions span from self-cleaning windows and photovoltaic glass to smart insulation systems, water supply systems and building materials distribution.

We offer solutions to the major challenges of energy efficiency and environmental protection. No matter what new needs emerge in the habitat and construction markets, the future is made of Saint-Gobain.

Find out more about the group strategy

An innovation-driven Group

Innovation is at the heart of Saint-Gobain’s strategy. More than 23% of our sales are generated through products which were developed less than five years ago.

Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that improve quality of life.

As one of the 100 most innovative companies, Saint-Gobain continues to deploy its technological know-how, often in partnership with the most prestigious universities and laboratories.

Find out more on our Innovation section

Saint-Gobain is the European or worldwide leader in all of its businesses.

2019 Key figures

With 2019 sales of €42.6 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 68 countries and has 171,000 employees.

Saint-Gobain in figures?

Leaders in Sustainable Housing

Saint-Gobain solutions can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.?

*Industrial presence

Saint-Gobain Web review The webzine around our business

Vidéo - Interview exclusive de Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG de Saint Gobain

From www.verreetprotections.com - Tue, 05/05/2020 - 10:38

"Pour cette cinquième édition de notre émission ? Vu de ma Fenêtre ?, Verre & Protections Mag re?oit cette semaine un seul invité pour évoquer la relance après la crise sanitaire Le président directeur général du groupe Saint Gobain, Pierre-André de Chalendar, nous a en effet accordé une interview exclusive via nos webcams respectives."

Vidéo - "Je reste prudent, mais au vu de ce qui se passe en Chine, on pourrait être très optimiste sur le second semestre !" selon Pierre-André de Chalendar (PDG de Saint-Gobain) - 28/04/2020 09:55...

From www.boursorama.com - Tue, 28/04/2020 - 17:47
28/04/2020 09:55:00 : Résultats et impact du coronavirus sur l'activité, prévisions pour le 2e trimestre et perspectives post déconfinement, port du masque et campagne de dépistage des salariés : Pierre-André de Chalendar

Saint-Gobain : Se projeter sur ce que sera la ? nouvelle normalité ? | Institut de l'Entreprise

From www.institut-entreprise.fr - Tue, 28/04/2020 - 17:36

Interview signée par l'Institut de l'Entreprise, de Maud Thuaudet (Directrice de la Stratégie de Saint-Gobain) &

Laurence Pernot,?(Directrice de la #Communication?de Saint-Gobain) sur leur vision du monde post-#Covid_19

Pierre-André de Chalendar (Saint-Gobain): Saint-Gobain plut?t optimiste sur la reprise - 27/04

From bfmbusiness.bfmtv.com - Mon, 27/04/2020 - 11:07

Ce lundi 27 avril, Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG de Saint-Gobain, a présenté les chiffres du leader mondial de l'habitat à l'heure où l'arrêt de la construction est quasi total à cause de la crise de coronavirus, dans l'émission Good Morning Business présentée par Guillaume Paul et Hedwige Chevrillon.

Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG de Saint-Gobain | Institut de l'Entreprise

From www.institut-entreprise.fr - Fri, 24/04/2020 - 14:08

Pierre-André de Chalendar,?PDG de Saint-Gobain, plaide pour que l’environnement soit à l’agenda de la relance.

Had a good start to year but hit by coronavirus in March: Saint-Gobain

From www.cnbc.com - Fri, 24/04/2020 - 14:05

Sreedhar N, CFO of Saint-Gobain, discusses the company's first-quarter earnings.

Selon Pierre-André de Chalendar (PDG de Saint-Gobain) "tout redémarre en Chine"

From www.challenges.fr - Wed, 08/04/2020 - 15:41
Challenges poursuit sa série sur les grands patrons confrontés à la crise du coronavirus avec Pierre-André de Chalendar, le PDG de Saint-Gobain

Benoit BAZIN (COO Saint-Gobain) posted on LinkedIn

From www.linkedin.com - Wed, 08/04/2020 - 14:19
Let’s keep nurturing the social bond.

Today’s priority everywhere remains the fight against the pandemic. Our Group is united and is holding its course...

Benoit BAZIN (Directeur général délégué de Saint-Gobain) sur LinkedIn

From www.linkedin.com - Wed, 08/04/2020 - 14:19
Continuons à nourrir le lien social.

Partout, l’heure est à la lutte contre la pandémie. Saint-Gobain est uni et tient le cap de fa?on très coordonnée...

Pierre-André de Chalendar : "La structure financière du groupe Saint-Gobain est solide"

From www.europe1.fr - Thu, 02/04/2020 - 15:03

Pierre-André de Chalendar, PDG de Saint-Gobain, interviewé sur Europe 1 par Carole Ferry : "La structure financière du groupe Saint-Gobain est solide".

Benoit BAZIN (COO Saint-Gobain) posted on LinkedIn

From www.linkedin.com - Tue, 24/03/2020 - 09:13
I would like say a big thank you to all the Saint-Gobain teams for their commitment in the face of this unprecedented crisis. All over the world, they ...

Benoit BAZIN (Directeur Général Délégué de Saint-Gobain) sur LinkedIn

From www.linkedin.com - Tue, 24/03/2020 - 09:12
Je veux dire ici un immense merci à toutes les équipes Saint-Gobain, mobilisées face à cette crise sans précédent. Partout dans le monde, elles s’adaptent...
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