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The Imerys group and its businesses support numerous health, social, educational, environmental, humanitarian, cultural and sporting initiatives.

Contribution to the economic and social development of communities hosting Imerys plants

Imerys also works with communities living close to its sites to promote to their economic and social development. For more information.
Within this framework, the Group also supports Doctors of World, and more particularly the worldwide mother and child healthcare actions.

Support for professional and social reintegration

Imerys supports the Fondation de la Deuxième Chance. This French charity’s purpose is to assist people aged from 18 to 60 who have encountered major difficulties in their lives and are in a very disadvantaged position, but show a genuine desire to get back on their feet and undertake a realistic and long-term professional plan, e.g. training leading to a qualification or the creation or purchase of a business.

The Group also supports the Astrée charity whose purpose is to restore social links in France and/or contribute to maintaining them through specific individual assistance.

Imerys, a leading patron of "Arts Florissants"

La Didone, Les Arts FlorissantsSince January 2003, Imerys has supported the vocal and instrumental ensemble "Les Arts Florissants" , in particular its work to rediscover operas by a number of composers: Purcell’s The Fairy Queen (Opéra Comique in Paris in 2010), Lully’s Atys (Opéra Comique in Paris and Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York in 2011), Cavalli’s La Didone (Théâtre de Caen in 2011) and Haendel’s Jephtha (Salle Pleyel in Paris in 2011). This ensemble, led by Franco-American conductor William Christie, specialises in Baroque music.

Imerys promotes the international influence of "Les Arts Florissants" and particularly offers it support in countries where the Group operates. The concert organized in Beijing in November 2010 is a good example of this and was attended by 400 guests drawn from Imerys’s local customers and employees.

Humanitarian aid in Haiti

Aide humanitaire à HaïtiThe Group and several of its subsidiaries decided to offer their help following the terrible earthquake in Haiti in 2010. In association with the Architectes de l’Urgence, foundation, Imerys helped rehabilitation the Fontaine healthcare center in Cité-Soleil, a shanty town on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince. This healthcare center, which had been partially destroyed by the earthquake, particularly offers the following mother-and-baby services: family planning, pre and post-natal support, education for young mothers in feeding and hygiene of babies and infants. Work was completed in November 2011. Group employees invited to support the initiative also contributed.

Imerys is based in almost 50 countries and has 234 industrial sites.

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