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Company non-response
9 May 2012

Cimpor did not respond to: Report alleges that carbon offset projects in Africa benefit corporations, not victims of pollution

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Article
18 April 2012

[PDF] The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money - Why the carbon trading gamble and ‘Clean Development Mechanism’ won’t save the planet from climate change, and how African civil society is resisting

Author: University of KwaZulu Natal Centre for Civil Society (So. Africa) & Dartmouth College Climate Justice Research Project (USA)

[Responses by Sasol, Green Resources, Salini Costruttori, ENI below. Business and Human Rights Resource Centre also invited ConocoPhillips, NNPC, Cimpor to respond; they did not. Shell declined to respond.]

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Story
19 July 2006

Cimpor cement factory says high dust pollution is due to filter damage caused by local electricity company - environmentalists say factory could do more.

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Company non-response
18 July 2006

Cimpor did not respond to: Cimpor cement factory says high dust pollution is due to filter damage caused by local electricity company - environmentalists say factory could do more.

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Article
17 July 2006

Mozambique: Cement Company Tries to Explain Pollution

Author: Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique

Protests against the pollution from the [Cimentos de Mocambique (part of Cimpor)] factory caused by the dust have been made by Matola residents and other nearby factories, including the country's largest food processor, the Companhia Industrial de...

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Article
1 June 2005

[PDF] Progress report

Author: Cement Sustainability Initiative

[Chapter headings:] Climate protection and CO2 management, Responsible use of fuels and materials, Employee health and safety, Emissions monitoring and reporting, Local impacts on land and communities [participants: Ash Grove Cement, Cemex, Cimpor,...

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Article
1 December 2004

[PDF] full report: "Health & safety in the cement industry: Examples of good practice"

Author: World Business Council for Sustainable Development - Cement Sustainability Initiative

This compilation study on good safety practices is offered as a “tool-kit”, where each Company can decide what is most appropriate to implement in terms of its own corporate...strategy...[refers to Taiheiyo, Cemex, RMC, Lafarge, CRH, Holcim, Cimpor]

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Article
5 July 2002

Cement Companies Make Concrete Commitment to Sustainability

Author: GreenBiz.com

Ten major cement companies have published an agenda for action on sustainable development, which aims to accelerate sustainable practices in the cement industry. Produced by the Cement Sustainability Initiative in association with the Geneva-based...

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