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.
Upcoming Events ESBN Roundtable: Strategies on Reducing and Utilizing CO2 for Cost Effective Business
20th April 2021
Upcoming Events Climate Action: Industry Transition Summit – GCCA Partner
18-20th May 2021
Upcoming Event Innovandi Spring Week 2021
Member Spotlight Asia Cement has had its emissions reduction targets approved by the SBTi to keep warming to well-below 2°C Learn more
Member Spotlight Heidelberg Cement and FLSmidth collaborate on the world’s first carbon capture installation in cement Learn more
Member Spotlight Portland Cement Association wins 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year award Learn more
Member Spotlight Taiwan Cement to set up super battery plant Learn more
Member spotligh Cemex hosts Mujer Construrama to celebrate female leadership in construction Learn more
Member Spotlight Argos introduces its Green Solutions portfolio to contribute to a more sustainable industry Learn more
Member Spotlight Rainwater Harvesting at UltraTech’s Vikram Cement Works – Case Study Learn more
Member Spotlight Cementos Argos: BBVA and Argos closed the first loan linked to a sustainability performance rating Learn more
Member spotlight SBTi validates UltraTech’s CO2 emissions reduction targets Learn more
Member spotlight ‘catch4climate’ project: Vicat and three other European cement manufacturers join forces to decarbonate the industry Learn more
Member spotlight Dalmia Cement reaffirms to become carbon-negative by 2040 Learn more
Member spotlight Oficemen: The Spanish Cement Industry launches its Carbon Neutrality Roadmap Learn more
Member spotlight Cementos Molins reuses 48,000 tons of materials from the dismantling of its old factory in Sant Vicenç dels Horts Learn more
Member spotlight Next industrial scale-up of a CO2 capture technology: LEILAC 2 pilot project will be located at HeidelbergCement’s Hanover cement plant 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 | 21 Apr 2021 GCCA expands its ‘Innovandi’ innovation programme Learn more
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