The global certification system for responsibly sourced ready-mixed and precast concrete

Concrete Sustainability Council

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Responsible sourcing
certification- what is it ?

Concrete is the world’s most widely used building material. It is without any doubt the most durable material, the Pantheon in Rome or the colloseum are examples of its solidity.

By creating a certification system for responsibly sourced concrete, the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) promotes and demonstrates concrete as a sustainable building material to enable informed decision in construction.

It is our vision to build a sustainable, safe, durable and comfortable future.

The certification includes the complete concrete supply chain. cement producers, aggregates suppliers and concrete manufacturer.

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December 2, 2022

CSC System for slag grinding stations now available

As of December 1st, the CSC has complemented its certification system by adding a dedicated system for “Slag Grinding Stations”.Slag, a by-product of pig iron production, is used in cement […]

November 8, 2022

AKCANSA strengthens its commitment to CSC certification in Turkey with recertifications

AKCANSA, a joint venture of Sabanci Holding and HeidelbergCement, strengthens its commitment to CSC certification in Turkey. AKCANSA Kemerburgaz Plant has recently achieved the CSC-recertification at the level “Gold”. The […]

October 31, 2022

Heidelberger Beton achieves CSC R-Module certification for eleven concrete plants in Germany

Heidelberger Beton recently achieved CSC R-Module certification for eleven of its concrete plants in Germany. For the first time world-wide, the concrete plants Marzahn, Dettingen, Ingelheim, Aschaffenburg, Fürth, Recklinghausen, Stuttgart-Neckarhafen, […]

Upcoming events

CSC at International Event for Ready-Mixed Concrete, Cement, Aggregate and Construction Industries Beton 2023 in Istanbul Turkey
Organized by Turkish Ready Mixed Concrete Association in collaboration with TG Expo, “Beton 2023 Ready Mixed Concrete Congress and Exhibition” will bring together the ready mixed concrete, cement, aggregate, and construction sectors. Beton 2023 Ready Mixed Concrete Congress will take place on 15-17 March 2023 and Beton 2023 Ready Mixed Concrete, Cement, Aggregate, Construction Technologies, and Equipment Exhibition on March 15-18, 2023 at Istanbul Expo Center in Yeşilköy.



The U.N Sustainable Development Goals

CSC certification follows a holistic approach and requires compliance with five fundamental prerequisites and a wide range of social and environmental performance indicators, including “occupational Health & Safety”, “Labor practices”, “Land use”, “Energy & climate”, “Air emissions”, “Water”, “Biodiversity”, “Secondary materials”, and “transport”. With this, the CSC aims to contribute to the implementation of the SDGs in the concrete sector and its supply chain. Most of the SDGs are directly or indirectly addressed, namely:

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