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West China Cement - the 6th Chinese company to join the CSI

Geneva, 1 December 2015

West China Cement, leading cement manufacturer and distributor in North Western China, joined the CSI to expand its ongoing efforts in searching for environmental protection solutions.

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SCCC reinforcing its commitment to pursue sustainable development

Geneva, 1 November 2015

One of the largest cement producers in Thailand, Siam City Cement joined the CSI today.  This further enhance coverage of the initiative to up to 67% in Thailand.

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CSI in India members learning about biodiversity management

India (Sitapuram, Chandrapur, Jamnagar), August to September 2015

Over 60 plant environment and mining department personnel from 9 CSI in India member companies participated in a series of capacity building workshops on biodiversity management organized in partnership with IUCN India and Leaders for Nature.

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Publication of the CSI GNR 2013 data

Geneva, 17 July 2015

The "Getting The Numbers Right" (GNR) 2013 dataset has been launched officially. This year's report presents a continuous reduction in CO2 emissions by cement industry. New functionalities have been added to facilitate more user-friendly navigation for browsers.

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TCMA, a proud addition to the CSI Communication Partner network

Geneva, 25 May 2015

The CSI and Turkish Cement Manufacturers’ Association (TCMA) inked a partnership agreement to promote sustainble development for cement sector in Turkey.

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How to ensure the sustainability of concrete?

Miami, 14 May 2015

With a view to improve transparency and credibility of the sector, and to add value to concrete as a product, the need for a voluntary responsible sourcing scheme (RSS) is imminent.  The CSI is working with its partners to create a recognized worldwide brand for responsible concrete.

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2015 International Concrete Sustainability Conference

Miami, 13 May 2015

With the likely, although unwanted, multiplication of severe weather events with the impacts of climate change, cement and concrete will continue to remain the product of choice as they have good capacities in terms of thermal efficiency as well as resilience to extreme weather conditions. The CSI shared at the NRMCA and FIHP co-sponsored conference in Maimi how ensuring sustainability of concrete will advance communit resilience globally.

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