Concrete and Sustainability


20 Ways Concrete is Sustainable


Concrete is the most used man-made material on earth. It forms the foundations of cities and connects communities. Without it, many of the elements of modern life we take for granted today wouldn’t be possible – safe buildings and homes, roads, tunnels and bridges, clean water and clean energy.

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News

Press release | 10 Oct 2019

GCCA launches ‘Innovandi – the Global Cement and Concrete Research Network’

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Twitter

@theGCCA / December 13, 2019

Photocatalytic #concrete can help remove air pollutants, providing clean air in our cities and towns. Learn more o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

@theGCCA / December 13, 2019

Today, our #Cement Director @ClaudeLorea and affiliates @Oficemen, @CEMBUREAU and @FICEM talked about cement’s vita… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

@theGCCA / December 12, 2019

Because #concrete can absorb and store heat, it can be used to passively cool buildings. It soaks up heat during th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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.

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Did you know?

Concrete is the world’s most consumed resource after water.

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Concrete in Life – global photography competition

Celebrating the vital role that concrete plays in our world, its versatility, strength and durability.

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News

Press release | 1 Mar 2019

GCCA Full Statement on Guardian ‘Concrete Week’ Series

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News

Press release | 10 Oct 2019

5,000 photos highlight vital role of ‘concrete in life’

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What we do

We drive responsible industrial leadership in the manufacture and use of cement and concrete

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