Quiet Successes: Ecocem

Published on 25 November, 2007. By John Reynolds  ECOCEM, Donal O’Riain’s carbon-neutral cement firm, proves that giant multinationals don’t always lead the way in innovation. A thorn in the side of market leaders in the cement business such as CRH, whose €16bn operations span several continents, Ecocem is the world’s … Continue reading

Hibernian bids to go green

Published on 28 October, 2007 . IN A move to become Ireland’s first carbon neutral insurance company, Hibernian Group has just bought 30,000 carbon credits from Dublin-based environmentally friendly concrete firm, Ecocem. As the latest UN environmental report paints the starkest picture yet of the planet’s failing health, the insurer … Continue reading