CEMBUREAU recently took part in the first Cement Trade Associations Policy Workshop, held in Seoul, Korea, the day before the 7th Cement Task Force Meeting of the Asia Pacific Partnership (APP) on Clean Development and Climate. The participating associations were Cement Industry Federation (Australia), National Cement Industry Association and the Brazilian Portland Cement Association (Brazil), Cement Association of Canada (Canada), China Cement Association (China), CEMBUREAU (Europe), Confederation of Indian Industry( India), Japan Cement Association (Japan), Korea Cement Industrial Association (Korea), Portland Cement Association (USA), and WBCSDi Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSIi).
Each association gave a presentation covering the sametopics i.e.:
The next day, CEMBUREAU was invited for the first time to the APP CTF as an observer together with IEA and Ecra. CEMBUREAU was invited to outline the key principles of the EU ETSi and to present the status of the work in CEN TC 264 WG33 in relation to GHG emissions monitoring in Energy Intensive Industries. The next meeting of the APP CTF will take place in Vancouver, Canada 22 and 23 March 2010, and CEMBUREAU wishes to continue this fruitful cooperation.
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