Playing its part in Paris

Published 12 March 2018

In line with the UN’s Paris Agreement on climate change, HeidelbergCement has published its ‘Sustainability Commitments 2030’, which see the cement producer leading the development of carbon capture, utilisation and sequestration (CCUS) technologies for the cement industry. By Jan Theulen, HeidelbergCement, Germany.

Figure 1: test facility for CCS at Brevik, Norway

In November 2017 HeidelbergCement published its ‘Sustainability Commitments 2030’, reflecting the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives, grouped into six main categories. In terms of the environment, the company made a very clear statement: “We are committed to fulfilling our share of the global responsibility to keep temperature rise below 2˚Celsius.”

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