London, 2 July 2018 – The World Cement Association (WCA) is urging the global cement industry to increase efforts to adopt new technologies faster and put greater focus on innovation in order to make crucial progress on reducing CO2 emissions.

This is the key message from last week’s WCA Global Climate Change Forum in Paris, where WCA President Zhi Ping Song told members: “no more words, but actions are needed”. Delegates also heard that current technology being deployed by the sector worldwide can only deliver 50% of the CO2 savings required to achieve the Paris Agreement goal of keeping the global temperature rise well below two degrees.

London, 21 June – The World Cement Association (WCA) today warned of the growing pressures on the global cement industry and urges leading players to act together on climate change and transition to a low carbon production, ahead of its WCA Global Climate Change Forum (GCCF) in Paris on 27 and 28 June.

With new regulations coming into force in a growing number of countries, such as the extension of the CO2 trading scheme, cement companies which are not able to limit their emissions may have to buy extra permits. China just established the world largest emission trading scheme, starting with power production facilities, and other countries might follow, affecting large parts of the cement industry. Europe has also upgraded its emissions trading scheme, and CO2 price increases are expected beyond 2020.

London, 25 May 2018 – The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today the participants for its high-level, international expert panel at the WCA Global Climate Change Forum (GCCF) which will take place in Paris on 27 and 28 June.

The event will bring together CEOs and leaders of the association’s member companies, as well as external analysts, to address the environmental challenges the cement industry faces and build momentum for joint action.

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