What is Concrete
Benefits of concrete
Innovation & New Technology
Standards and Benchmarking
Latest CO2e values for concrete
Our Strategy and Vision
CO2 Emissions - Production
Emissions excluding CO2
Employment and Skills
Health and Safety
Quality and Performance
What is concrete?
Concrete's great simplicity lies in the fact that its constituents are ubiquitous and are readily available almost anywhere in the world.
As part of its Sustainable Construction Strategy, the concrete industry is committed to the annual reporting of performance.
The concrete industry is committed to reducing the carbon intensity of production. Guidance is also available for designers to reduce embodied and operational carbon using concrete.
90% of concrete is certified to responsible sourcing standard BES 6001. Find out more about ethical & responsible sourcing of UK concrete and constituent materials.
Biodiversity and our Natural Environment
The sectors responsible for the extraction of the limestone and aggregates used in concrete have a proven record of world-class restoration of our natural environment. Find out more.