The "Getting the Numbers Right" (GNR) is a voluntary, independently-managed database of CO2 and energy performance information on the global cement industry. Standard web-based reports are available to interested stakeholders.
The database delivers uniform, accurate and verified data so that the industry can understand its own current and future performance potential. Key drivers of emissions and performance are also included. The database also provides policy makers with current performance data to aid their analysis and decisions.
The GNR database now covers data up to 2011 (competition law concerns recommend a one-year time lag in publishing data). It has grown over the years to cover 967 individual facilities producing 880 million tonnes of cement. This represents 25% of global cement production. 94% of the data is assured at the participating company level by independent third parties.
Standard web-based reports are available for the following regions and countries:
For an overview of countries covered by each region, click here.
The system is open for all interested parties to view data. The years for which data is available are: 1990, 2000, and 2005 to 2011. For more complex requests, see Make a Request for GNR System Data. Individual queries about specific issues are answered within strict confidentiality guidelines (see below). Charges may be levied on data requests to cover operational costs, especially with regard to complex data requests.
The database complies with anti-trust laws and is managed by an independent third party service provider. Individual participants may only see reports based on their individual company data or aggregated results. Confidential information on individual companies or plants is not disclosed, nor made accessible, and is protected by contractual and data security measures.
Click here to view the Progress Report online.