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Report highlights countries prioritising green public procurement

22 June 2022, Published under Cement News

The World Economic Forum and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG), have released a Mission Possible Partnership report which identifies the nations that are prioritising green public procurement: The Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, France, the UK, and select US states. The report titled, 'Low-Carbon Concrete and Construction - A Review of Green Public Procurement Programmes', identifies a framework for how these six countries...

Boston Consulting Group signs Climeworks agreement

09 December 2021, Published under Cement News

Boston Consulting Group (BSG) has signed a 10-year agreement with Climeworks, which will remove part of BCG’s unavoidable CO 2  emissions and therefore, is an important part of the company’s net-zero strategy. BCG does consulting with the cement sector and the agreement could see Climeworks' direct carbon capture technology at more cement plants around the world.  With this agreement, and others in this space still to come, BCG’s goal is to help unlock a meaningful direct air capture capa...

Algorithmic demand forecasting

09 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The use of advanced analytics is now common practice in many industries. It is not only the tech giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook that apply algorithms to make smarter, faster and unbiased decisions. Players in industries such as natural resources, materials processing and building materials have also started to apply advanced analytics to improve their business performance. A recent publication by the Boston Consulting Group 1 (BCG) makes the case that cement producers need to em...