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Natural resources and quarries .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Italcementi Group
  • Topic: Energy
  • Keywords: climate change
  • Location: Italy
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Global Compact
Natural resources and quarries

Partner(s)

Italcementi Group
Open to additional Partners

Description/achievement of initiative

The Group subsidiaries apply strict guidelines for the responsible use of alternative fuels (AFs) and raw materials (ARMs). Based on the CSI guidelines, they list the materials that must not be used.

Implementation methodologies

By implementing the commitments and further to internal resources, we take advantage of partnership with local body, such as universities or dedicated NGOs to better address biodiversity challenges.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
We commit to have 10% of total raw materials used for cement production energy demand coming from non quarried sources. 2015
We commit to have 10% of total thermal energy demand for cement production coming from alternative fuels and biomass 2015
We comitt to have bidoversity management in place for 100% of quarries located in sensitive biodiversity areas operated by the Group. 2015
We comitt to have rehabilitation plans for 100% of quarries operated by the Group. 2015
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