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In 2022, Votorantim Cimentos was recognized by CDP as one of the best evaluated companies in the 2022 Climate Change Program
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CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition 2023 will be held at InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu. This exquisite and chic hotel, located at the heart of the Peninsula of Lyon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999 is the winner of France’s Leading hotel for 2 years in a row and the Best Hotel for Business...
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CEMEX announced that it has signed an agreement with green fuels producer ETFuels, to transform CO2 from CEMEX’s Alicante cement plant in Spain into green fuels. This carbon utilization project, groundbreaking in its scope and potential contribution to European energy security, demonstrates significant progress in testing and scaling technologies that are designed to contribute to accelerating...
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Heidelberg Materials North America announced approximately $8.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE) initiative, to study the subsurface geology for suitability for the storage of carbon dioxide at its new state-of-the-art cement plant in Mitchell, Indiana. The award, which is managed by the U.S. National...
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The UN-backed Scientific Assessment Panel to the Montreal Protocol on Ozone Depleting Substances gave us recently an optimistic scenario about the ozone layer – it is on track to recover within four decades. However, the ambitious goal of the cement industry to become climate-neutral by 2050 has to be achieved through digitization – it is...
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 – Interview with Dr. Edelio Bermejo, Holcim’s global head of research and development (R&D) and intellectual property (IP), by Guy Woodford, Aggregates Business editor – The cement and construction industries are among the highest CO2 emissions generators in the world. The cement industry alone accounts for 8% of global emissions, not far behind the agriculture...
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Conclusions from various summits, conferences and meetings show that despite unprecedented climate distress, from radical weather changes with regional impact to local phenomena, we are still heading a one-way road towards climate disaster. Pledges are not being kept and solutions remain declarative. CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition – second edition – is announced for October...
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On November 10-11 CarbonZero Global Conference and Exhibition brought together the most brilliant minds and top experts to find and outline the most effective and high-importance solutions for decarbonizing the cement industry which is responsible for almost 8 % of CO2 emissions. The topics that make the agenda of the biggest Cement and Construction companies...
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Dr.Yianni (Ioannis) Spanos Director of Sustainability, Keo International Consultants    Bio:   Dr. Spanos is a consultant, professional engineer, and sustainability expert with 20 years of experience. Following a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Mechanical Engineering, he has completed an MSc in European Construction, an MSc in Building Services Engineering, a Ph.D. in Physics of energy...
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Cement industry can gain advantages in digital competition if it will see digitalization as a driver of sustainability. It now has the choice between a restructuring and adjustment of the business model or a potential loss of the basis for the business. New business models are needed that place sustainability at the heart of business activities:...
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