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Construmex: Facilitating Remote Housing Investments for US-based Mexican Migrants

Construmex, an initiative of Mexican construction and building giant CEMEX, was launched after the company’s success with Patrimonio Hoy, a socially minded business initiative targeted at low-income consumers. Since its inception in 2001, Construmex has helped more than 14,000 Mexican migrants in...

Saraman partners to provide affordable and green earthquake-Safe Schools and Housing

Housing is a major challenge for the rising young population of developing countries. For households who have their dwelling as their main asset and shelter, the robustness of the construction is crucial, especially in earthquake-prone areas. Yet, in low-income markets, conventional construction...

Saraman builds earthquake- proof houses in Iran

Saraman, a start-up company in Isfahan, central Iran, is an example of addressing housing and construction challenges in a profitable way. The company designs, fabricates and erects affordable, earthquake-proof pre-fabricated steel structures for houses, schools and hospitals.

CHF International and Caterpillar are Finalists for BCLC’s Partnership Award

Since the earthquake of January 12, 2010, CHF International has been working hard, partnering with Haitian communities to help them recover from the devastating effects of the disaster and the challenges they have faced since then.

ADAPT provides good quality green homes in Egypt

As a result of neglecting construction codes in informal areas more than half of Egypt’s housing stock has been built without monitoring or assistance. Un-planned housing and public spaces have left a mark on the country’s architecture, infrastructure and environmental sustainability, creating a...

Lafarge partners with Habitat for Humanity in Honduras

The Lafarge Cementos Foundation has concluded a partnership with Habitat for Humanity in order to provide homes for disadvantaged communities in Honduras.

ArcellorMittal Foundation builds energy-efficient house in Romania

Casa Buna, a model house with four duplex apartments in Romania, is the result of a partnership between the NGO Habitat for Humanity and the ArcelorMittal Foundation.

Habitat for Humanity partners with ArcelorMittal designing low-cost steel housing solution

In 2008, soon after the Tecucel River in Romania flooded and destroyed more than 300 homes, the ArcelorMittal Foundation formed a global partnership with Habitat for Humanity to improve affected families’ lives.

Earthquake Disaster Reduction in Turkey

In 2000, following a major earthquake in Turkey, Arup joined five other British engineering and construction firms operating in the country to form the British Earthquake Consortium for Turkey (BECT).

ArcelorMittal Foundation helps to build houses for low-income families

The ArcelorMittal Foundation has been a Habitat for Humanity corporate partner since 2008, helping them build houses for low-income families with more than $ 3,700,000 donated.

Babcock Engineering and Blythswood Care partner to provide a water purification plant in Aceh, Indonesia

A water purification plant has been donated to Blythswood Care by Babcock Engineering to assist tsunami survivors in Aceh, Indonesia. It is capable of producing 100 cubic metres of drinking water per day, sufficient for a small town. The Reverse Osmosis plant is accompanied by water storage...

Cemex makes home improvements accessible for the poor in 5 Latin American countries

CEMEX, a global leader in the building supply and cement industry, has recently expanded its highly-successful Patrimonio Hoy initiative. Originally started in 1998 with the goal of reducing the housing deficit in Mexico, Patrimonio Hoy has since expanded into 4 additional Latin American countries...

Adopt Sri Lanka

Adopt Sri Lanka is a group of individuals and businessmen whose objective is to assist rebuilding and rehabilitating local communities on the coastline of Sri Lanka to get their lives back to normal as quickly as possible. Having originally worked with other NGOs, Adopt Sri Lanka is now principally...

Modulcea S.A.

Modulcea S.A. specialises in the design, manufacture and set-up of modular transportable and removable offices and accommodations.