About The WCA

The World Coal Association is the global voice for coal committed to advancing clean coal for sustainable economic development.

WHAT WE DO

INNOVATION.

INCLUSIVITY.

PRAGMATISM.

The World Coal Association

The WCA represents industry leaders, committed to building a sustainable future for global coal and plays an active role in achieving our worldwide economic and environmental aspirations for clean coal usage, technology and innovation. Our global members seek to promote collaboration, demonstrating that the key to a clean coal industry lies in a balanced, agnostic global policy environment that is inclusive of all fuels and all technologies.

Our Mission &

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Diversity

Coal is a part of the energy mix – supporting renewables and can be part of the clean transition.

Right to Choose

We support countries’ right to choose to ensure reliable and affordable energy, providing the building blocks for modern society.

Reality

Coal will remain a critical contributor both to the future energy mix and for industries including steel and cement.

Commitment

WCA members are committed to shaping a sustainable future for coal, to innovate and deliver the clean energy transition.

Collaboration

WCA calls for cooperation between industry and government bodies globally to advance clean coal technologies.

WCA Leadership team

The World Coal Association is a global industry association formed of major international coal producers and stakeholders. The WCA Executive Committee provides leadership, guiding the WCA’s strategic direction and work programme and providing advice to members.

July Ndlovu

WCA Chairman, CEO of Thungela Resources

Michelle Manook

WCA Chief Executive

Mick Buffier

WCA Vice Chairman, Glencore Coal (Group Executive)

Janpeter Bekkering

AME APD Mining Director, Caterpillar Global Mining

Peter Salditt

President, Underground & Hard Rock Mining, Komatsu Mining

Glenn Kellow

President & Chief Executive, Peabody

Paul Flynn

Managing Director & CEO, Whitehaven Coal

Our Members

WCA membership is made up of global corporate companies and national associations in the coal value chain.

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