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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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