Canada’s Cement and Concrete Industry Applauds Recommendations from International Environmental Think Tank

Statement by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO, Cement Association of Canada, in response to a new study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) that identifies serious gaps in the way carbon is being measured. April 3, 2019 – In communities across the country, the buildings where we live and work are responsible for…

New IISD Study: Tool for Tracking GHGs in Canada’s Buildings has “Built In“ Errors - Carbon Accounting Practices Need Improvement, May Misdirect Efforts to Reduce Emissions

Construction practices, policies, building and energy codes and other regulations need to change if Canada is to meaningfully reduce GHGs from the building sector, a new report finds. Emission Omissions: Carbon accounting gaps in the built environment, a new peer-reviewed study conducted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), examines Life-cycle Assessments (LCA) –…