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Decarbonising cement: the role of institutional investors


Concrete, and therefore cement, is everywhere. From houses to hospitals, cement forms the very foundation of our industrialised societies.

Yet this seemingly innocuous substance has a carbon footprint equivalent to the third largest country on earth – accounting for 8 per cent of global emissions.

This report outlines why cement is so carbon-intensive, how the industry can decarbonise, and why institutional investors need to act.