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from 844 cement installations worldwide
which correspond to over 73% of cement
production in Kyoto Annex I countries.
> “Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
Verification”: The CSI contributed to the
streamlining of the CDM process by putting
forward a new benchmarking methodology.
This new methodology is based on a novel
approach whereby a Project’s baseline sce
nario (i.e. what would have happened in the
absence of the CDM project) is defined on regional specific benchmarks against which
the actual performance of the CDM Project
> The “International Energy Agency (IEA) Tech
nology Roadmap” is a response to a relevant
G8 leaders’ request in 2008. Working closely
with the CSI, IEA published in 2009 the first
such industryspecific roadmap outlining all
existing and potential technologies in the
cement sector that could enable the cement
industry to make continued contributions to
wards significant emissions reductions.
> Expansion of membership to China: In 2009
the CSI has also worked to expand its mem
bership to emerging markets, particularly Chi
na, where half of global cement production
takes place. Three Chinese cement companies
applied to become CSI members in 2009.
> New guidelines to improve health and safety
were published by the CSI’s safety task force
fostering improvements in drivers’ and con
tractors’ safety performance. CSImember
companies, signed up to a 5year implemen
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