CSI Timeline

To date the CSI remains one of the largest global sustainability programs ever undertaken by a single industry sector.



Publication of CSI Progress Report.


Launch of the guidelines on quarry rehabilitation

Publication of version 3 of the protocol on CO2 accounting and reporting standard


Launch of report on"Cement Technology Roadmap 2009"(with IEA)

Publication of results of the CSI sectoral approach modeling work

Launch of the report on "Cement Industry Energy and CO2 Performance: 'Getting the Numbers Right'"

Launch of the report on "Recycling Concrete"

2008 Launch of sectoral approach project 
  2007 Publication of full CSI progress report
  2006 Began development of global cement information database on CO2 and energy, the 'Getting the Numbers Right (GNR)' system

Release of an interim CSI progress report documenting its first action steps

Launch of guidelines for emissions monitoring and reporting in the cement industry

Launch of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) guidelines

Launch of guidelines for the selection and use of fuels and raw materials in the cement manufacturing process

  2004 Launch of good practice guidelines for employee health and safety in the cement industry
  2003 Launch of CO2 Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Cement Industry
  2002 Launch of CSI Agenda for Action
  2000 Launch of Battelle scoping study
  1999 Ten of the world's leading cement producers join forces under the auspices of the WBCSD to pave the way for a more sustainable cement industry
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