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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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CSI participating in Indian Cement Review conference

Mumbai, 6 June 2014

The CSI participated in the Indian Cement Review conference 2014, where leaders from cement industry - manufacturers, users, dealers, researchers, vendors, service providers are brougth together to discuss and deliberate solutions to all major issues confronting the industry in India.

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CSI hosts sustainable supply chain workshop in Paris

Paris, 2 June 2014

The CSI is working to help member companies develop a shared understanding of sustainable development criteria for the supply chain, to develop recommended good practice guidelines and provide material for training of suppliers to enhance their performance. A workshop on the theme was convened in Paris early June. In addition to representatives from member companies, procurement professionals, supply chain experts from IFC, BSR as well as BetterCoal and ICMM participated in the interaction.

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