Title: Pilot-Scale Efforts in Reducing Embodied Carbon Footprints of Concrete in India
Author(s): Vijay Kulkarni, Ramesh Joshi, Utsav Biharilal Tayade, and S. Karthikeyan
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 35-40
Keywords: plant, certification, sustainability, emission
There is a growing worldwide trend of making concrete more environmentally friendly. The article lists notable initiatives taken by some leading professional and manufacturing organizations in relation to developing criteria for characterizing the “greenness” of concrete. Further, the article provides a review of the current status of the concrete industry in India and recent pilot-scale efforts toward evolving and implementing green product certification in this country.