Mr. Mahendra Singhi, Managing Director & CEO – Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, and Mr. Nilesh Narwekar, CEO – JSW Cement, have been elected as the Chair and Co-chair respectively of the GCCA India to provide strategic direction and drive ongoing sustainability across the Indian cement sector.
The member companies of the Global Cement and Concrete Association India (GCCA India) have elected the Chair and Co-chair for the first two years (2020-22).
Based in Mumbai, GCCA India took over the work of the Cement Sustainable Initiative (CSI) India, which formerly served as the sector’s sustainability alliance, with its launch last year in July 2019. It focuses on driving forward the key sustainability work underway within the Indian cement sector, in the second-largest cement producing industry in the world.
Members of the Indian cement industry have been working together to achieve Low Carbon growth for the Indian cement sector with GCCA India committed to taking this work forward. Indian cement manufacturers are well aware of the issues around sustainable development.