4 February 2022

Financial Times

Ian Riley, WCA CEO, has been quoted in a Financial Times article, "Cement Makers Focus on Waste Collection in Quest to Cut Carbon". 

London, 27 January 2022 – The World Cement Association (WCA) announced today it has further expanded its international network of members by welcoming Enterprise Ireland as an Affiliate Member.

14 January 2022


Ian Riley, CEO of WCA, has been quoted in an Eco-Business article on The Road to Net Zero for Intensive Energy Users, on his views on the importance of decarbonising the cement industry's energy supply and grid demand. 

London, 11 January 2022 – The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that GREYCO, an international expert consultancy for the construction materials industry, has joined its global network as an Associate Corporate Member.

London, 20 December 2021 – The World Cement Association has today announced the unanimous approval of its proposed Climate Policy and the re-election of Mr Cui Xingtai (Chairman of CUCC) to the Board of Directors at its fifth General Assembly, which took place virtually this month. The Climate Policy focuses on accelerating the decarbonisation of the cement and concrete industry by encouraging and supporting members to set ambitious targets on reducing CO2 emissions, and fostering collaboration both along the supply chain and across industries.

London, 16 December 2021 – The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that artificial intelligence company Carbon Re has become the latest addition to its international community, joining as an Associate Corporate Member. Carbon Re, a spin out from Cambridge University and UCL, is the world's first AI-powered platform developing solutions to cut costs and reduce emissions in the energy-intensive manufacturing sector.