LafargeHolcim Adopts New Environmental Product Declarations

LafargeHolcim in the United States announced a new program to bring greater transparency to its carbon footprint through the use of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). These declarations, much like nutritional labels, detail the environmental impact of building materials. National cement and concrete associations have developed EPD ratings on a regional or national level that have been used by the industry to assess the carbon footprint of products.

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HeidelbergCement Publishes Latest Sustainability Report

HeidelbergCement has published its Sustainability Report for the 2019 financial year. The latest report covers a range of topics including the current status of emission reduction at the company and research on technologies that enable CO2 savings on a large scale. 

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PCA Responds to Climate Crisis Report

Portland Cement Association (PCA) President and CEO Michael Ireland issued the following statement today upon the release of the House Democrat Staff Report, “Solving the Climate Crisis: Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient and Just America.”

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Lehigh Publishes First EPDs Based on New North American PCR

Lehigh Cement operations have published the first cement plant-product specific Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) utilizing the new North American Product Category Rule (PCR) for Portland, Blended, Masonry, Mortar, and Stucco Cements. The declarations were prepared by California-based programmer Climate Earth, and were published on June 1.

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