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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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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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