Saint-Gobain’s sustainability and climate change pledge "making the world a better home"

Saint-Gobain’s sustainability and climate change pledge "making the world a better home"

Global leader in sustainable constructions sets new standards for the industry. Introduces new products enforcing environmentally friendly, sustainable and healthy living solutions for residential and commercial customers and calls for industry-wide decarbonisation.

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions as the world’s largest building materials company. Today, they are also a worldwide leader in sustainable construction, with continuous innovations setting new standards across the industry to combat climate change.

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions as the world’s largest building materials company. Today, they are also a worldwide leader in sustainable construction, with continuous innovations setting new standards across the industry to combat climate change.

Saint-Gobain’s guiding principle of “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME” is a pledge to sustainable construction and resource efficiency in the fight against climate change. Encouraging decarbonisation as a collective amongst related industries for a deeper transformation of businesses and value chains. While launching new products and technologies that focus on the well-being of customers as well as the process of manufacturing. Saint-Gobain aims to work closely with developers to build efficient, sustainable, and safe spaces for everyone.

Gyproc® gypsum Plasterboards are tailored for internal and external walls, wall linings, and ceilings for both residential and commercial buildings. Gyproc® gypsum Plasterboards is engineered for maximum performance of the function intended, highlighting energy efficiency and productivity gain while reducing carbon footprint. Lightweight and easy to install providing high-performance linings for walls and ceilings in buildings as diverse as houses, schools, hospitals, and cinemas.

Every Gyproc® gypsum Plasterboard product is made from 100% gypsum, recycling-certified, and does not emit toxic or hazardous substances. An ultimate lining and ceiling solution, Gyproc® gypsum Plasterboards have become essential in every construction project.

Gyproc® Activ’ Air® A new and revolutionary technology, Activ’ Air® is designed with air purifying effects to reduce exposure to VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) such as formaldehyde - a chemical commonly used in building materials and the production of everyday household products. With Activ’ Air®, formaldehyde-filled gases from the environment are captured, converted into unharmful inert compounds, and trapped within the board for a tested period of up to 50 years. This non-combustible gypsum Plasterboard is highlighted with an aesthetically pleasant finishing and can be incorporated within Gyproc® gypsum Plasterboard. Lightweight, crack-free, and easy to install, Activ’ Air® is essential for those who are seeking a healthier living and working environment.

Multi-Comfort Standard focuses on the core four main considerations that affect people’s sense and their perception of comfort within the building. The four sensory comforts: thermal comfort, visual comfort, acoustic comfort, and air quality, help to determine the optimal setting for any space. To achieve the perfect space, Saint-Gobain’s multitude of brands work in unison to improve habitat and day-to-day living.

Saint-Gobain’s proprietary Gyproc® gypsum Plasterboards, Gyproc® Activ’ Air®, and Multi-Comfort standard takes a new healthy, holistic and sustainable approach for the well-being of all customers.

NOTES TO EDITORS

Issued on behalf of Saint-Gobain (Singapore) Pte Ltd by Affluence Public Relations.

About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures, and distributes materials and implements solutions across diverse industries for a variety of industrial applications. Its primary markets are in construction, mobility, and healthcare amongst others. With a strong commitment to continuous innovation and invention, its products have earned a place in many aspects of daily life-enhancing well-being, performance, and safety. To learn more about Saint-Gobain: https://www.saint-gobain.com/en

About Gyproc Singapore

Saint-Gobain Singapore Pte Ltd was previously operating under British Plaster Board (BPB) plc. In 2005, British Plaster Board (BPB plc) was bought over by Saint-Gobain with objectives to strengthen its position in multi-regional businesses and to enlarge its gypsum activity. It operated under the BPB brand until 2008, before changing to Gyproc® and forming part of the larger Gypsum activity within the Construction Products Sector of Saint-Gobain.

With the largest plasterboard manufacturing plant in Malaysia, commanding a capacity of 16 million square metres per annum, it can serve the growing markets of Gyproc® Singapore and Malaysia, offering a portfolio of innovative products and systems for specifiers and builders. The plant was launched in 2006 and is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified. Besides the plant in Malaysia, we also have presence in Asia Pacific with manufacturing plants in China, India, Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Through state-of-the-art facility and continuous development, Gyproc® attained numerous accreditation and certification for its high standards in manufacturing, product qualities, systems, and solutions. Our innovative range of products and systems for internal and external walls, wall linings, and ceilings are trusted throughout the world with proven usage in some of the world’s most prestigious buildings.

Gyproc® products and systems are highly sought after for being able to provide lightweight, flexible, versatile and fast-track construction, with high aesthetic appeal, achieving high-performance demands, meeting green and environmentally friendly requirements while conforming to International Standards (BS & ASTM).To learn more about Gyproc Singapore: www.gyproc.sg.

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