Thought Leadership

Read our thoughts on a range of important topics for the cement and concrete industry, and wider built environment.

(Nov 18, 2020) Dinah McLeod looks at…

Cementing the reduction of our industry’s CO2 emissions (Letter to the Financial Times)

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(Oct 30, 2020) Andrew Minson looks at…

Avoiding Greenwashing: The rise of EPDs and Responsible Sourcing

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(Oct 6, 2020)

Building Resilience

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(Jun 1, 2020) Andrew Minson looks at…

Post-Grenfell: where have we got to?

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(Apr 28, 2020) Andrew Minson looks at…

It’s 2020. What slab should I choose?

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(Dec 17, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Material options when it comes to climate and biodiversity

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(Dec 12, 2019) Claude Lorea reflects on…

Madrid: a brief on key reports for cement released at COP25

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(Dec 10, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Re-Carbonation: an important chapter in the concrete carbon circular story

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(Dec 06, 2019) Claude Lorea reflects…

COP 25: Understanding the Paris Agreement Article 6 stakes

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(Dec 02, 2019) Claude Lorea reflects…

On my way to COP 25

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(Nov 08, 2019) Claude Lorea looks at…

CCUS and Energy Intensive Industries

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(Oct 21, 2019) Claude Lorea looks at…

Cement Innovation, need to consider all tools in the toolbox and form partnerships!

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(Oct 21, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Concrete Innovation in Focus

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(Jul 31, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

What can I, a designer, do to reduce Embodied Carbon (ECO2e)?

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(May 14, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

“Building for the Future, Modernising the Construction Industry”: Session at RICS World Building Environment Conference May 2019

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(May 13, 2019) Claude Lorea looks at…

Low Carbon breakthrough for cement – project LEILAC pilot ribbon cutting

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(Apr 30, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Close, Slow and Narrow: OECD’s April 2019 Circular Economy Report

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(Apr 09, 2019) Claude Lorea reflects on…

Brazilian Cement Industry low carbon economy roadmap launch

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(Mar 22, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

The IEA report published on March 22nd 2019: Material efficiency lever to help deliver clean energy transition

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(Mar 22, 2019) Claude Lorea looks at…

The IEA report published on March 22nd 2019: Material efficiency lever to help deliver clean energy transition

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(Feb 28, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Concrete and Well-Being

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(Feb 27, 2019) Claude Lorea looks at…

Global Emissions Shares – Understanding the numbers

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(Feb 26, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Concrete, Recycled Aggregates and Landfill

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(Feb 25, 2019) Claude Lorea reflects…

Guardian Concrete Week – Low Carbon Transition plans

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(Feb 25, 2019) Andrew Minson reflects…

Guarding Concrete Week Opener: Challenges yes, but innovations and huge benefits too!

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(Feb 18, 2019) Claude Lorea reflects…

“How can the cement industry contribute to the development of the circular economy”

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(Feb 04, 2019) Andrew Minson looks at…

Embodied, Operational and Whole Life

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(Nov 30, 2018) Benjamin Sporton reflects…

One global voice for cement and concrete – GCCA sets future path

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