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CEMEX validates its new 2030 decarbonisation goals

11 November 2022, Published under Cement News

CEMEX has validated its 2030 decarbonisation goals through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for alignment under their new 1.5ºC scenario, the most ambitious pathway defined for the industry.  The company now has 2030 scope 1 goals  of 47 per cent less of CO 2  per tonne of cementitious material than its 1990 baseline and 35 per cent less of carbon content in concrete. For scope 2 goals, by 2030 Cemex is targeting 65 per cent in clean electricity consumption .   Th...

TITAN updates its 2030 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets

11 November 2022, Published under Cement News

TITAN Group has updated 2030 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with the levels required to limit the global temperature increase to 1.5°C.   By 2030 TITAN Group commits  to reduce Scope 1 (gross), 2 and 3 (gross) GHG emissions covering produced and purchased cement and clinker, by 25.1 per cent per tonne of cementitious product sold by 2030, from a 2020 base year (the target boundary incl...

Heidelberg Materials submits CO2 reduction targets to SBTi

13 October 2022, Published under Cement News

Heidelberg Materials has reconfirmed its 2030 carbon reduction targets, submitting them to the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) for validation in line with the recently announced 1.5°C scenario. Heidelberg Materials has actively contributed to the development of the new 1.5°C framework and, in 2019 was the first company in the cement sector to have its then targets endorsed by the SBTi.    “We have been actively supporting SBTi’s efforts to develop a 1.5°C roadmap and impactfu...

Why aren't CO2 emissions falling more rapidly in the cement sector?

08 July 2022, Published under Cement News

In the last week a report by Robert Andrew, an emissions scientist for Global Carbon Project and CICERO Centre for International Climate Research in Norway, has disclosed that CO 2 emissions from chemical and industrial processes used to manufacture cement have risen from 1.2bnt in 2002 to 2.6bnt in 2021. According to his analysis, he argues, the current decarbonisation policies of cement producers have not yet had the necessary impact to start reducing global carbon emissions. Instead, emi...

Holcim sets 2050 entire value chain net-zero targets

01 November 2021, Published under Cement News

Holcim has set industry-first 2050 net-zero targets, validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), building on its 2030 commitments approved in September 2020. Setting a new milestone for its sector, the group's targets cover its entire value chain, including both direct and indirect emissions, following the three ‘scopes’ established by the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol. Jan Jenisch, CEO, Holcim said: "The building sector has an essential role to play to accelerate our wor...

Titan Cement Group joins Business Ambition for 1.5°C

14 October 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement Group signed 'Business Ambition for 1.5˚C', a global campaign led by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the We Mean Business coalition, joining a number of leading companies worldwide that are committed to keeping global warming to 1.5°C and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.   By signing Business Ambition for 1.5°C, Titan also joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) 'Race to Zero' glob...

SBTi validates Cemex's 2030 global emission targets

06 October 2021, Published under Cement News

The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) has validated Cemex’s 2030 global emissions targets. Cemex’s targets are in accordance with the Paris Agreement, citing global warming to well below 2˚C and pursuing efforts to limit warming to 1.5˚C. Cemex has a net greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction target of 40 per cent by 2030 compared to its 1990 base line. Under scope 1, this means a reduction in direct GHG emissions of 20 per cent per tonne of cementitious materials by 2030 fr...

Science Based Targets initiative validates Cementir’s CO2 emissions reduction targets

27 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has validated Cementir's CO 2 emission reduction targets, judged to be consistent with the 'well below 2°C' objective, pursuant to the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015.   SBTi has validated Cementir Holding commitment to a 25 per cent reduction of scope 1 and scope 2 GHG emissions per tonne of cementitious products by 2030, from a 2020 baseline. The target boundary includes biogenic emissions and removals from bioenergy feedstocks1. The objecti...

HeidelbergCement joins Race to Net Zero

22 July 2021, Published under Cement News

HeidelbergCement has signed the Business Ambition for 1.5°C Commitment, a global initiative led by the SBTi in partnership with the UN Global Compact and the 'We Mean Business' coalition, aimed at limiting global warming to 1.5°C and achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. With this signature, HeidelbergCement joins the global Race To Zero campaign, which aims to build positive momentum for the transition to a decarbonised economy ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Confe...

Titan Cement has SBTI validate its CO2 emission reduction targets

16 July 2021, Published under Cement News

Titan Cement group is one of the first cement companies worldwide to have its CO 2 emissions reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, following a thorough procedure. The targets, covering greenhouse gas emissions from Titan’s operations (scope 1 and 2), are consistent with required to keep warming to well below 2˚C. The SBTi has validated Titan’s commitment to: • Reduce scope 1 ...