News

New guidance makes the cement sector value chain (Scope 3) accounting easier

Geneva, 1 November 2016

The CSI is releasing a new guidance to help cement companies worldwide to measure their value chain (scope 3) emissions with a harmonized
methodology for calculation, and eventually to report these emissions for differnt purposes. 

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Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) guidelines available

Geneva, 26 August 2016

ESIA helps to identify the positive and negative impacts caused by project implementation. This is assessed through an analysis of the effects resulting from interaction between environmental and social components and the various activities of a project and its development. The objective of this document is to guide users through the ESIA process, in accordance with international good practice. 

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New guidance available on reduction and control of mercury emissions

Geneva, 22 August 2016

New guidance available to provide guidance in measuring and controlling mercury emissions from cement manufacturing.

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Publication of the CSI GNR 2014 data

Geneva, 22 July 2016

The publication of the CSI GNR 2014 data shows trend across the decade shows continuous reduction in CO₂  emissions by cement industry.

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Water Accounting: Guidance now available for the cement sector

Geneva, 23 June 2016

To complete the trio of water-related resources developed by the CSI, the Guidance on Good Practices for Water Accounting has now been released.

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Concrete Sustainability Council at IUCN World Conservation Congress

Geneva, 31 May 2016

The IUCN World Conservation Congress will take place in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi from 1 to 10 September. The Concrete Sustainability Council will participate in this important event presenting to global environmental leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, indigenous peoples, business and academia.

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Investors can be convinced of future returns from green investments

New York, 22 April 2016

Investors and corporate boards can be convinced to make green investments by showing them the value of tangible and intangible future returns, Mr. Mahendra Singhi, CEO of Dalmia Cement shared when he joined the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony in New York.

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