Canada: CAC joins CPLC

Canada: CAC joins CPLC

The Cement Association of Canada (CAC) has become a member of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) as a strategic partner and to join other leading Canadian companies.

The CPLC is a voluntary initiative that supports and encourages the successful implementation of carbon pricing around the world. It was initiated but the World Bank at the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit and officially launched in 2015 at COP21 in Paris, France.

President and CEO of CAC, Michael McSweeney, said, “We have long advocated for carbon pricing in Canada and globally and are eager to continue our work with the federal and provincial governments to help them design and implement climate policies that support the goals of the Paris Agreement, protect and enhance the competitiveness of domestic industry and promote alignment on carbon pricing among our trading partners.”

CAC will play a proactive role in helping Canada reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to the impacts of climate change.