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Industry Marrakech Partnership Action Event - Implementation Lab: Cement and Concrete Breakthrough – From Insight to Concrete Action

Lotus Room, Area B, COP27

PlaceLotus Room, Area B 

Time:  12.30 – 14.00, Egypt Standard Time

Lead organisation: High-Level Champions for Climate Action


This Implementation Lab will offer a deep dive on how the cement and concrete sector can take critical decarbonization steps in this decade to get on track to achieve the Cement and Concrete Breakthrough in line with the 1.5°C aligned Industry Action Pathway. It will consider the latest analysis on what is needed across technology, policy, finance and demand levers to get low-carbon cement & concrete plants in the ground around the world – and how action can be accelerated and scaled across regions, in particular, emerging markets and developing economies. The event will focus on four themes.


·       Thomas Guillot, CEO, Global Cement and Concrete Association (Moderator)

·       H.E Rania Al-Mashat, Egyptian Minister for International Cooperation

·       Fernando Gonzalez, CEO, CEMEX

·       Tarek Talaat, CEO, Misr Cement Group

·       Maria Jose Garcia, Executive Director, FICEM

·       Catherine Stuart, Canadian Ambassador for Climate Change

·       Dr Nicola Kimm, Chief Sustainability Officer, Heidelberg Materials

·       Dr Mahmoud Mohieldin, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt