About Us


Cornerstone is a high profile, authoritative, international coal magazine, which is on the desk of every key decision maker in the energy, environment and development sectors.

Cornerstone is the credible articulation of coal’s continuing critical role in the world’s energy mix.


To create a magazine that changes the face of traditional coal publications, offering a strong and respected voice for the global coal industry, in a high quality designed print and digital format, which is essential reading in the energy, environment and development sectors.

To create internationally recognized, credible channels for communicating coal’s role as an instrument in sustainable development and employ these in communicating to key constituencies in the global energy, environmental, governmental, and industrial sectors, as well as broader segments of society.

Publication Board

Chief Editor
Gu Dazhao, Katie Warrick

Executive Editor
John Kessels, Liu Baowen

Responsible Editor
Chi Dongxun, Li Jingfeng

Copy Editor
Li Xing, Chen Junqi, Han Yue

Production and Layout
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

World Coal Association
ShenhuaGroupJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.

CORNERSTONE (print ISSN 2327-1043, online ISSN 2327-1051) is published four times a year on behalf of the World Coal Association by Wiley Periodicals Inc., a Wiley Company, 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774. Copyright © 2013 World Coal Association

Editorial Office
Shenhua Science and Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd 006 mailbox
Shenhua Science and Technology Park,
Future Science & Technology City, Changping District
Beijing 102211, China

Phone: +86 10 57336026
Fax: +86 10 57336014
Email: cornerstone@shenhua.cc
Email: cornerstone@wiley.com (English)
Website: www.cornerstonemag.net