Working with the cement industry

23 June 2011 | Article

How does a cement company address the large and unavoidable environmental impacts of its quarrying operations?

Holcim, the world’s third largest cement producer, has a plant in Kien Giang where it quarries limestone hills that are characterized by high levels of plant and animal endemism. The video produced by David Without Borders describes the environmental impacts and the measures that Holcim, in cooperation with IUCN, the Center for Biodiversity and Development in HCMC, provincial authorities, and other partners, are taking to address these impacts through an innovative biodiversity offset program. Please click HERE for the video.