Sustainability Benefits of Concrete
Concrete is not only the world’s most used building material, it is the world’s most used material in general after water – for a reason. It is abundant, affordable, locally available and can be used in innumerable ways.
Concrete in Life 2020 – global photography competition – WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Over 10,000 entries from over the world, showcased the beauty and importance of concrete in our lives.
Sustainable Building Materials – Facts and Fairness
The GCCA calls for fair assessment in construction material choices, avoiding preference for one particular material over another.
GCCA Climate Ambition – towards carbon neutral concrete
GCCA members’ commitment to producing carbon neutral concrete by 2050, in line with global climate targets.
GCCA Sustainability Charter
Our sustainability mission lies at the heart of everything we do.
The GCCA Sustainability Charter and Sustainability Guidelines underpin the sustainability activity of our member companies, setting out what they need to abide by, what they measure and how they report their sustainability performance. Learn more
Biodiversity is critical to the health of our planet. Ensuring our relationship with nature underpins the way that GCCA members operate.
The UN Sustainable Development Goals
With 10 years to achieve the UN SDGs, find out more about how concrete is playing an important role in reaching all 17 targets.
Industry Response to COVID-19
Despite the global COVID-19 crisis, cement and concrete continue to play a vital role in keeping society moving. We look at how the industry is responding to the ever evolving situation.
Events GCCA Mercury Workshop
29th June 2021
Member Spotlight HeidelbergCement signs “Business Ambition for 1.5°C” and joins “Race To Zero” campaign of the UN Learn more
Member Spotlight Holcim: Striatus unveiled: the first-of-its-kind 3D concrete printed bridge Learn more
Member Spotlight Holcim unveils new group identity Learn more
Member Spotlight UltraTech Limited – SBTi Case Study Learn more
Member Spotlight Canadian government and Cement Association to partner on low-carbon concrete production Learn more
Member Spotlight Case Study – Titan Cement: A holistic approach to climate change mitigation and energy efficiency Learn more
Member Spotlight bp and CEMEX team up on net-zero emissions Learn more
Member Spotlight Asia Cement has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the SBTi to keep warming to well-below 2°C Learn more
See more of our members’ news and highlights Visit our Members’ Spotlight page Learn more
About Us Our Story – Cement & Concrete
Our aim is to ensure concrete is recognised as the sustainable building material of choice for today’s needs and to meet the global challenges for future generations.
GCCA Conference 2020, 6th – 7th October – Online
Recordings of the GCCA Conference 2020 are now available on demand.
Did you know? Concrete is the world’s most consumed resource after water. Learn more
News Press Release | 6 Jul 2021 Concrete’s path to net-zero emissions in focus as the World Economic Forum and the Global Cement and Concrete Association join forces to deliver concrete actions for climate Learn more
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