Coal and the SDGs
(Posted on 31/05/18)
The World Coal Association (WCA) is holding a series of roundtables throughout 2018 to explore coal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals SDGs).
This series of roundtables will bring together participants with different perspectives, covering a number of geographic regions and addressing the entire lifecycle of coal, from mining through to its use. WCA, in consultation with stakeholders and informed by their feedback and recommendations, will be working to explore the impacts, implications and expectations around coal and the SDGs.
The kick-off roundtable took place in London on 26 March, where it brought together a range of stakeholders for a high-level discussion on coal and the SDGs.
The WCA is a global industry association formed of major international coal producers and stakeholders. The WCA works to demonstrate and gain acceptance for the fundamental role coal plays in achieving a sustainable and lower carbon energy future. Membership is open to companies and not-for-profits with a stake in the future of coal from anywhere in the world, with member companies represented at Chief Executive or Chairman level.
Rio Tinto’s Resolution Copper project in the US has achieved a major permitting milestone with... Read more
The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, is pleased... Read more
Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said "We have delivered strong financial results with underlying... Read more
The President-elect of ABMEC (Association for British Mining Expertise), Paul Freeman, has a long and... Read more
Vale iron ore fines production and sales showed a substantial improvement in the end of 2Q19 with the... Read more
Rusal, a leading global aluminium producer, has announced its operating results for the second quarter... Read more
With the commissioning of a new facility at the Wintershall site of the Werra plant, K+S is now capable... Read more
BHP has released the world’s first bulk carrier tender for LNG-fuelled transport for up to 27... Read more
German Coal Importers Association e. V. (VDKi), which represents the interests of the imported hard... Read more
ArcelorMittal has announced that it completed the sale to Liberty House Group of several steelmaking... Read more