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Unformatted text preview: CSI has made significant progress
in understanding and mitigate the environmental and social impacts of the cement industry’s operations, having also
emerged as the single global voice of the
cement industry on Sustainability issues.
With projects and initiatives launched
on various issues -from Climate Change
and Health & Safety to Quarry Management and use of Alternative Fuels- CSI has
managed to merge different views and
approaches into action plans and recommendations, while setting specific targets
and benchmarks and holding its members
against accountable thereby.
Today CSI is a global organization comprising 21 major cement producers who
believe there is a strong business case for
the pursuit of sustainable development.
Collectively these companies -generating
in more than 100 countries- account for
about 40% of the world’s cement production and range in size from large multinationals to small independent producers.
With many of its originally-set goals
achieved, CSI now plans to review its mission and structure and set new goals for
the next decade. By refining its sectoral
approach proposal, CSI focuses on raising awareness and making it more accessible to all stakeholders. Monitoring
and contributing to the climate change
debate and, where necessary, de...
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- Spring '14