Cement and Sustainable Finance

Sustainability-Linked Finance Is One Of The Fastest Growing Sectors In The Finance Space. It’s Also Helping Change The Cement Industry. By Jonathan Rowland The cement industry talks a lot about sustainability. Major cement companies all have some sort of sustainability strategy. Sustainability is also a central component to the work of the two global cement associations, the GCCA and WCA, and…

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PCA: Cement Consumption Continues to Climb

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) Market Intelligence Group’s Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Ed Sullivan presented the association’s annual summer cement market outlook, predicting an increase in cement consumption over the next four years. Cement consumption through June 2021 increased 7.4%, said Sullivan during a webinar presentation of the outlook. However, he noted that as residential construction strength has…

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GCCA Expands ‘Innovandi’ Program


The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is expanding its innovation arm Innovandi to encompass a new Open Challenge innovation accelerator program. Open Challenge will bring together start-ups and leading cement and concrete producers to create new innovations needed for the sector to reduce its carbon emissions and solve the climate emergency.

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