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CEMBUREAU: competitiveness and legal predictability are key to EU carbon market

15 November 2012, Published under Cement News

CEMBUREAU, the European cement association, said it will further reflect and analyse the European Commission’s report on the state of the European carbon market in 2012 so it can help to ensure that the cement industry can continue to plan long-term investment in Europe, within a stable, consistent and predictable legal environment. The European Commission is taking two key steps to address a growing demand-supply imbalance in the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS). It proposes to delay...

Lafarge awarded Carbon Trust Standard recertification

11 October 2012, Published under Cement News

Lafarge, has joined an elite set of ‘green' firms to achieve recertification of the Carbon Trust Standard. Only a third of companies have succeeded in regaining the Standard - the world's first carbon reduction award for organisations taking action on climate change.   Lafarge Aggregates & Concrete UK, based in Syston, Leicestershire, obtained recertification thanks to ever evolving energy saving initiatives which have slashed carbon emissions by 16 per cent over the last five years.   The ...