News & Opinion: WCA

WCA launches video series

WCA launches video series

Jul 24th 2017

The World Coal Association (WCA) has published a series of videos discussing major issues surrounding coal that considers the role low emission coal plays in energy security and economic development...

WCA becomes signatory to UN Global Compact

Jun 13th 2017

WCA becomes signatory to UN Global Compact

The World Coal Association (WCA) today announced that it has signed on to the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest and most widely embraced corporate citizenship initiative. With this...

Southeast Asia can accelerate achievement of Paris Agreement goals

May 17th 2017

Southeast Asia can accelerate achievement of Paris Agreement goals

Last updated 5 June 2017 Low emissions coal in Asia reduces more CO2 emissions than renewable investment in Western Europe. Jakarta, 17 May 2017- Investing in low emissions coal plants in...

WCA welcomes Cerrejón into membership

Apr 7th 2017

WCA welcomes Cerrejón into membership

Bogota, 06 April, 2017 - Colombian mining giant, Cerrejón, has joined the World Coal Association (WCA). Cerrejón is the second member to join the WCA this year, and becomes part of a strong, global...

Benjamin Sporton’s vision on cooperating with the UNECE

Feb 28th 2017

Benjamin Sporton’s vision on cooperating with the UNECE

In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in January, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Coal Association (WCA) expressed their commitment to working together through...

WCA CEO speaks at US energy event in Washington DC

Feb 17th 2017

WCA CEO speaks at US energy event in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Benjamin Sporton, CEO of the World Coal Association (WCA), will offer insights into the new global dynamics of coal, as a keynote speaker at the United States Energy Association...

UNECE signs MoU with the World Coal Association

Jan 19th 2017

UNECE signs MoU with the World Coal Association

Geneva - The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Coal Association (WCA) signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formalises their long-term...

2017, an exciting year ahead

2017, an exciting year ahead

Jan 17th 2017

2017 has just begun and yet is already looking very promising. The year has started positively with news that United States has launched its very first carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)...

WCA welcomes Berau Coal Energy as its newest member

Jan 12th 2017

WCA welcomes Berau Coal Energy as its newest member

London - The only body acting internationally on behalf of coal, the World Coal Association (WCA), announced today that Indonesian coal mining company, Berau Coal Energy, has joined its membership...