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Cement companies walking the walk in sustainability

Geneva, 5 March 2015

Released today, the results from an independent audit undertaken across the membership of the CSI of the WBCSD, demonstrates that leading cement companies are improving their sustainability through the CSI collaborative approach.

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Cimenterie Nationale takes it to the next level in its sustainability journey

Geneva, 1 March 2015

Cimenterie Nationale from Lebanon joins the CSI today and become its first member based in the Middle East. With its 24 members operating in over 100 countries worldwide, CSI builds its role as the recognized international voice of the global cement industry for sustainable development. CSI members are known for their keen commitments in applying sustainability practices throughout their global operations.

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Season's Greetings to everyone

Seasons Greetings from the WBCSD

Updated co-processing guidelines released

Geneva, 26 September 2014

The CSI released an updated version of its Guidelines for Co-Processing Fuels and Raw Materials in Cement Manufacturing, providing a technical overview of key issues and guiding principles relating to the responsible selection and use of fuels and raw materials.

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Launching the BMP Guidance in Cartagena

Geneva, 16 September 2014

Taking the opportunity of the CSI Forum 2014 taking place in Cartagena, the CSI launched the latest addition to its series of tools and publications in helping the sector to find a suitable approach for sustainable cement operations.  The Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) Guidance offers a practical resource for use at the site level when companies are at the stage of developing their biodiversity management plans.

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A new guide to help cement & aggregate sector to better manage biodiversity

Geneva, 22 July 2014

The CSI welcomes the joint initiative by IUCN and industry associations to launch a new guide to encourage cement and aggregate companies to responsibly manage biodiversity throughout their operations.

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Evaluation study on externalities of the cement & concrete sector

Geneva, 14 July 2014

On the basis of robust data, models and evaluation tools that its members have been collectively developing over years, the CSI proudly announced its initiative to embark on a major, wide-scope project to evaluate the externalities of the cement and concrete sector.

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