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New CSI members from India & Mexico

Geneva, 29 March 2012

CSI warmly welcomes it two new members: Dalmia Cement from India and GCC from Mexico.  With its 24 members operating in over 100 countries worldwide, CSI is committed to serve as a platform for a shared understanding and management of sustainability issues in the cement sector.

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Proposal to UNFCCC on new market mechanisms

Geneva, 5 March 2012

CSI submitted a proposal on new market mechanisms to UNFCCC, with emphasis on the positive role of sectoral mechanisms as part of country-led approaches to climate mitigation.

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Survey with building professionals on sustainable construction

Geneva, 27 February 2012

The WBCSD and Arup conducted a survey to explore the decision making processes associated with sustainable construction with regards to material choice. The aim was to understand the factors that influence senior construction professionals when considering material options in sustainable buildings. Over 200 individuals from Brazil, China, Germany, the UK and the US participated in this survey.

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CSI launches guidelines for responsible quarrying

Geneva, 26 January 2012

CSI launches a new Guidelines on Quarry Rehabilitation today.  The document provides practical guidance for managing the impacts of quarrying activities and ensuring that environments are properly revitalized.  The project was carried out by a group of member companies and is based on methods that they have successfully employed.

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Stakeholder dialogue on Low Carbon Technology Roadmap in India

Delhi, India, 17 January 2012

WBCSD’s CSI today invites stakeholders to provide input to a set of technical papers focusing on existing and potential technologies for low carbon growth in the Indian cement industry.

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Warmest Seasons Greetings to you all!

Seasons Greetings from the WBCSD

Coordination services to drive the development of a RSS for concrete

Geneva, 9 December 2013

The CSI is seeking the right candidate to lead the development of a Responsible Sourcing Scheme (RSS) for concrete. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with knowledge of responsible sourcing and the concrete industry, who can communicate in a clear manner, thereby helping all parties understand the benefits of a RSS for the concrete industry and working with the partners to achieve the common goal.

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