For almost two years, Bouygues Construction has been leveraging Open Innovation in order to increase its competitiveness. Roland Le Roux, head of the Open Innovation team in the Innovation and Sustainable Development Department, discusses the challenges involved in this initiative that allows Bouygues Construction to be one step ahead of the competition.
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Thursday February 21st, 2019
The cement industry aims to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by the year 2050
“Tomorrow’s cement industry will not only harness CO2 emissions but will also be producing its materials from waste. ” This is the ambitious target stated by the French cement industry trade union during its press conference on 14 November 2018.
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