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Unformatted text preview: nmental policy evidenced by our active
membership in the Cement Sustainability Initia
tive of the World Business Council for Sustaina
ble Development (CSI/WBCSD).
We acknowledge that our business activities
have an impact on the environment since ce
ment manufacture is a resource and energy
intensive industry. This impact is the “envi
ronmental footprint” of our activities in terms
of depletable raw materials and other nonre
newable resources used to make our products
and the quantity of wastes and emissions to air,
water and land that are generated in the pro
For our cement production facilities we have
identified the sources of impact and the associ
ated indicators to measure them in the follow
> Raw materials consumption
> Heat and electrical energy consumption
> Water consumption
> Air emissions (CO2, dust, NOx and SOx)
To ensure transparency and alignment with
our peers in the cement industry the perfo
rmance indicators used are those proposed by
the WBCSD/CSI and conform with the GRI/G3
A Group repo...
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This document was uploaded on 03/30/2014.
- Spring '14