• Climate Protection

    Climate Protection

    Reducing CO2 emissions from cement production is a key focus of the CSI's work. Read More
  • Fuels and Raw Materials

    Fuels and Raw Materials

    The CSI views waste as a potential recovery opportunity, rather than as a disposal problem. Read More
  • Health & Safety

    Health & Safety

    The CSI's motto is "Aiming for Zero": the goal is to achieve zero fatalities among member companies' operations. Read More
  • Emissions Monitoring and Reduction

    Emissions Monitoring and Reduction

    Curbing emissions of significant pollutants other than CO2 is equally important to protect the atmosphere. Read More
  • Enhancing biodiversity

    Enhancing biodiversity

    The responsible rehabilitation of quarries is key to maintain and even enhance biodiversity in the concerned habitats Read More
  • Concrete Recycling

    Concrete Recycling

    The recycling of concrete can reduce natural resource exploitation and waste going to landfill Read More
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Geneva, 29 March 2012

CSI warmly welcomes it two new members: Dalmia Cement from India and GCC from Mexico.  With its 24 members operating in over 100 countries worldwide, CSI is committed to serve as a platform for a shared understanding and management of sustainability issues in the cement sector.

Dalmia Cement from India and Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) from Mexico joined the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) in pursuance of sustainable development with the cement industry and beyond.


Starting from 1941, GCC produces, distributes and markets cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates and innovative products related to the construction industries in Mexico, United States and Bolivia.  GCC is a socially responsible, community-oriented company which reflects the confidence of stakeholders and residents at its operating locations.
Company website: www.gcc.com


Dalmia Cement is a leading cement producer with strong presence in southern & eastern region in India.  With a strong believe in sustainability as a key metric for business.  The company endeavours its efforts to be environmentally responsible and adopts various green practices, including energy conservation and environmental management plans in different part of operations for years.
Company website: www.dalmiacement.com

Today, the CSI represents 24 member companies with operations in over 100 countries accounting for about one third of global cement production. Members are headquartered in: Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Switzerland, and Thailand.  We will continue to strength our presence in fast-growing markets to ensure a proper representativeness of the current and future cement and concrete market.