Vattenfall pledges to buy near-zero cement

It’s looking to make 10% of its concrete low carbon by 2030

First net zero cement works awaits green light

It has reached the second stage of being selected for government funding

Bill Bryson slams M&S Oxford Street building plans

There are calls for the building to be retrofitted instead of being knocked down and rebuilt

CEMEX cements investment in sustainable construction venture fund

Zacua Ventures aims to tackle the construction industry’s biggest challenges in sustainability, productivity and urbanisation

CEMEX adds 200 ‘low carbon’ trucks to fleet

These are 25% less carbon intensive than the previous diesel vehicles

US awards $39m to turn buildings into carbon storage structures

Projects aim to increase the total amount of carbon stored in buildings to create carbon sinks, which absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than released during the construction process

Kingspan targets 90% reduction in direct emissions by 2030

It has committed to achieving net zero manufacturing and reducing its indirect emissions by 42% by the end of the decade