Holcim Annual General Meeting will be held on May 4 at 10:00 am at the company’s headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. In accordance with the applicable Swiss legislation COVID-19, it will be convened without the presence of shareholders, making security a priority at this year ‘s AGM. The Board of Directors invites shareholders to submit their questions on the Holcim Integrated Annual Report 2021 and the AGM in advance.
In line with Holcim’s commitment to lead the transition to zero – net industry, the Board of Directors submitted its first Corporate Climate Report, for an advisory vote by Holcim’s shareholders. First in its industry, the Holcim Climate Report shares the company’s net zero journey with its 2030 and 2050 net zero targets, validated by the Science – Based Goals initiative. The report provides details of Holcim’s decarbonisation journey, its focus on innovation and cutting – edge technologies, and climate – related risks and opportunities. The Holcim climate report is available at www.holcim.com/AGM.
Shareholders will be asked to approve a proposed dividend of CHF 2.20 per registered share of Holcim Ltd, an increase of 10% on the previous year. The Board of Directors is proposing this higher amount following Holcim ‘s best performance in 2021. If approved, the dividend will be paid out of capital contribution reserves and is not subject to Swiss withholding tax.
Changes to the Board of Directors
Dieter Spälti, Adrian Loader and Colin Hall decided not to run again. All other members are to be re-elected. Beat Hess is also nominated for re – election as Chairman of the Board.
To promote board leadership, bringing together the most expert and diverse perspectives to shape the company’s future, Leanne Geale and Ilias Läber are recommended as new board members. Biographies of both candidates are available at the invitation to the General Meeting and at www.holcim.com/AGM.
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