CSI Timeline

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

2014
Launch of the biodiversity management guidance
Publication of waste management solutions by the cement industry

2013
Publish the CSI product category rules for concrete on Environdec

2012
Publication of CSI Progress Report
Publication of the sectoral market mechanisms brochure
Deliver (with Arup) the report on material choice for green buildings

2011
Launch of the guidelines on quarry rehabilitation
Publication of version 3 of the protocol on CO2 accounting and reporting standard

2009
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

2005
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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