GCCA to moderate session at 2019 Climate Action Summit

GCCA to moderate session at 2019 Climate Action Summit
20 September 2019

The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is taking part in the 2019 Climate Action Summit to be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA.

GCCA CEO, Benjamin Sporton, has been invited to moderate a session that will consider the cement and concrete industry's role in combatting climate change. The session will be hosted at the UN Headquarters on Saturday, 21 September 2019.

Benjamin Sporton said: "The GCCA and its members are committed to creating an industry that is at the forefront of sustainability and climate protection. To this end, we are delighted to attend the Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit and play our part in finding solutions to this greatest of challenges."

The cement and concrete session is one of a number dedicated to a range of industries under the theme ‘Industry Transition towards Carbon Neutrality by 2050’.

Confirmed speakers at the session include:
• Mahendra Singhi, CEO of Dalmia Cement
• Jamie Gentoso, CEO of US Cement, LafargeHolcim
• Ravi S Prasad, Additional Secretary for Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India
• Emma Stewart, Director, Urban Efficiency & Climate and Director, Urban Finance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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