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Sustainability Benefits of Concrete : GCCA

Key sustainability benefits: Carbon Emissions and Circularity The cement industry has reduced its carbon emissions by 19% since 1990 per tonne Concrete has excellent sustainability qualities, and the industry has made significant progress in reducing its

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Concrete and Sustainability : GCCA

It’s a locally sourced material that supports communities, builds houses, enables infrastructure that connects cities, transports people and goods, and protects land against flooding and erosion. Its inherent benefits and sustainability values mean concrete is

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Availability : GCCA

The availability of concrete as an abundant, local and cost-effective building material means the sustainability of concrete – its durability, flexibility, resilience, etc. – can be enjoyed in both developed and emerging economies.

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Sustainability Innovation : GCCA

The GCCA exists to drive advances in sustainable construction whilst demonstrating industrial sustainable leadership in cement and concrete manufacturing. We are working hard to enhance the cement and concrete industry’s contribution to many important global,

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Home : GCCA

GCCA Sustainability Charter Our sustainability mission lies at the heart of everything we do. The GCCA Sustainability Charter and Sustainability Guidelines underpin the sustainability activity of our member companies, setting out what they need to abide by, what they measure and how they report their sustainability performance.

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GCCA joins forces with Concrete Sustainability Council

many sustainability benefits of concrete by putting their global reach behind the CSC. We look forward to reinforcing and accelerating our work with their support.” GCCA Concrete and Sustainable Construction Director, Dr Andrew Minson said: “The CSC has established a highly-respected and internationally applicable responsible sourcing scheme for concrete and its main constituents of

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GCCA joins forces with Concrete Sustainability Council ...

11/04/2019  Driving environmental and social benefits of concrete through responsible sourcing certification a key aim. THE Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced today [11 April] that it is formally joining the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) – adding its support to the only worldwide industry-specific system which certifies the sustainability performance of concrete plants ...

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VIDEO: Stunning Visual Audible Mix— Sustainability ...

02/06/2021  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) 2 1/2-minute VIDEO, “What is Concrete” is a stunning visual and audible mix of all things concrete—exhibiting the global sustainability of concrete! According to GCCA, the world’s population is growing, with an ever-larger number of people making cities their home. The task of ...

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Why sustainable construction needs concrete ...

24/06/2021  GCCA members recently committed to a ‘net-positive’ impact on the natural world. Concrete is also available locally, which means that the emissions and energy used in its supply chain are significantly lower than for materials that are moved widely across the globe. No magic bullet for sustainability

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GCCA teams up with Concrete Sustainability Council

12/04/2019  Commenting on GCCA's new membership, CSC Chairman, Dr Christian Artelt, said: "We are delighted at the decision of the GCCA to champion the many sustainability benefits of concrete by putting their global reach behind the CSC. We look forward to

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GCCA joins forces with Concrete Sustainability Council ...

11/04/2019  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced today that it is formally joining the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) - adding its support to the only world-wide industry specific system which certifies the sustainability performance of concrete plants and their supply chain across the globe. The responsible sourcing of construction materials is an increasing

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Cement Sustainability Initiative

18/12/2018  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) announced the formation of a strategic partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) to facilitate sustainable development of the cement and concrete sectors and their value chains. The new partnershipalso created synergies between work program to benefit both the GCCA and WBCSD and

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Making a sustainability dream a concrete reality ...

10/11/2020  “The GCCA itself is also the Best in Class – with a sustainability charter, report measuring, and guidelines on sustainability that members have to abide by.” Led by the world’s top 40 international cement companies, the GCCA is dedicated to developing and strengthening the sector’s vital contribution to sustainable construction.

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SUSTAINABLE BENEFITS OF CONCRETE STRUCTURES

1.1.1 Benefits of concrete in sustainable construction Sustainable construction was recently identified by the European Commission as one of the leading markets. Buildings account for the largest share of the total EU final energy consumption producing about 35% of greenhouse emissions during their service life. The construction sector can improve that rate thanks to innovation and technology ...

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Concrete positioning sustainability agenda at first GCCA ...

At its inaugural Annual General Meeting and Symposium, the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), which represents cement and concrete producers from around the world, gathered in London, England, today and set-out its priorities and work program with the specific aim of strengthening the sector’s contribution to sustainable construction.

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GCCA joins forces with Concrete Sustainability Council

many sustainability benefits of concrete by putting their global reach behind the CSC. We look forward to reinforcing and accelerating our work with their support.” GCCA Concrete and Sustainable Construction Director, Dr Andrew Minson said: “The CSC has established a highly-respected and internationally applicable responsible sourcing scheme for concrete and its main constituents of

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Cement Sustainability Initiative

18/12/2018  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) announced the formation of a strategic partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) to facilitate sustainable development of the cement and concrete sectors and their value chains. The new partnershipalso created synergies between work program to benefit both the GCCA and WBCSD and

Get price

GCCA teams up with Concrete Sustainability Council

12/04/2019  Commenting on GCCA's new membership, CSC Chairman, Dr Christian Artelt, said: "We are delighted at the decision of the GCCA to champion the many sustainability benefits of concrete by putting their global reach behind the CSC. We look forward to

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Making a sustainability dream a concrete reality ...

10/11/2020  “The GCCA itself is also the Best in Class – with a sustainability charter, report measuring, and guidelines on sustainability that members have to abide by.” Led by the world’s top 40 international cement companies, the GCCA is dedicated to developing and strengthening the sector’s vital contribution to sustainable construction.

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GCCA joins forces with Concrete Sustainability Council ...

11/04/2019  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has announced today that it is formally joining the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) - adding its support to the only world-wide industry specific system which certifies the sustainability performance of concrete plants and their supply chain across the globe. The responsible sourcing of construction materials is an increasing

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GCCA focusses on sustainability and concrete positioning

23/11/2018  At its inaugural Annual General Meeting and Symposium, the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), which represents cement and concrete producers from around the world, gathered in London today and set out its priorities and work programme with the specific aim of strengthening the sector’s contribution to sustainable construction.

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GCCA joins Concrete Sustainability Council Aggregates ...

17/04/2019  The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is formally joining the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC). The GCCA says the move means that it is adding its support to the only world-wide industry specific system which certifies the sustainability performance of concrete plants and their supply chain across the globe. The association adds that the responsible sourcing of

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GCCA and WEF map out concrete's path to zero emissions ...

08/07/2021  GCCA chief executive Dinah McLeod says ensuring the long-term sustainability of concrete is essential . The concrete and cement industry, which has cut emissions proportionally by 20% since 1990, is now assembling wider support to achieve its ambitious 2050 carbon neutral target. The partners say the Concrete Action for Climate initiative, which already represents 40% of the global concrete ...

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GCCA and WEF launch Concrete Action for Climate

05/07/2021  The Concrete Action for Climate initiative, which already represents 40% of the global concrete and cement industry through the GCCA, will bring together expertise and influence from the wider built environment industry, business, civil society, governments, and investors to help deliver and co-ordinate global climate action, stimulate demand for sustainable materials and ensure appropriate ...

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Concrete positioning sustainability agenda at first GCCA ...

At its inaugural Annual General Meeting and Symposium, the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), which represents cement and concrete producers from around the world, gathered in London, England, today and set-out its priorities and work program with the specific aim of strengthening the sector’s contribution to sustainable construction.

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