News & Opinion: WCA

WCA’s engagement at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

WCA’s engagement at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

Nov 6th 2017

The World coal Association (WCA) has been involved in international climate discussions since their inception more than two decades ago.  As the WCA prepares to attend another important meeting...

WCA signs MoU with Bettercoal

Oct 31st 2017

WCA signs MoU with Bettercoal

Bettercoal and the World Coal Association (WCA) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) strengthening their partnership.  This agreement will see WCA and Bettercoal work closely...

WCA host one-day forum in London

Oct 31st 2017

WCA host one-day forum in London

The World Coal Association is hosting in London a one-day forum to discuss coal’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With the theme, Sustainable Coal Forum: mapping coal...

WCA launches video series

Jul 24th 2017

WCA launches video series

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

Benjamin Sporton’s vision on cooperating with the UNECE

Feb 28th 2017

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...