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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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CSI addresses the 13th NCB International Seminar on Cement and Building Materials

New Delhi, 22 November 2013

The NCB International Seminar on Cement and Building Materials last week saw over 100 presentations across 20 sessions covering a varied range of topics, the event was well attended by over 800 delegates with more than 120 guests coming abroad.  Philippe co-chaired a session and presented a paper on the Indian technology roadmap.

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Insights from the CBI CEO & Executive Forum

Mumbai, 11 October 2013

The CSI has the honour to co-host the CEO & Executive Forum at the Cement Business and Industry (CBI) India & South Asia conference on 9 & 10 October 2013 in Mumbai, India.  The main conference was attended by around 100 delegates; CEOs and senior executives of major cement companies joined with representatives from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Indian Ministry of Mines to engage in high-level discussions at the CEO & Executive Forum. 

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Çimsa is the first Turkish company joining the CSI

Istanbul, 8 November 2013

In line with its sustainability understanding integrated to all of its activities, Çimsa, one of the leading cement and construction materials producers of Turkey, has joined the CSI at the Istanbul CEO meeting.

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CSI Biodiversity Workshop cum CCA Quarry Meeting

Hangzhou, 31 October 2013

The CSI Biodiversity Workshop and China TF4 (Quarry rehabilitation and biodiversity) meeting took place in Hangzhou, China on 30 October. It was a 3-day event jointly organized with the 2013 China Cement Association (CCA) Quarry Meeting on 29 October, followed by a site visit to Changxing Quarry owned by South Cement, China National Building Material (CNBM) on 31 October.

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Global Water Tool for the Cement Sector launched

Budapest, 10 October 2013

This week at the Budapest Water Summit, the CSI launched its Global Water Tool for the Cement Sector. The tool is a free and easy-to-use resource designed to help cement companies manage their water use more efficiently and sustainably.

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