LeadIT brings together countries, companies and industry experts to achieve net-zero emissions from heavy industries by 2050.

What we do

What we do.

The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) provides an arena for public-private collaboration, and for sectoral and cross-sectoral learning for example when it comes to innovation opportunities and new technologies.

Discover our tools and analysis for roadmapping, understanding and tracking industry transition.

Road map planner.

The Roadmap Planner is an interactive tool that supports decision-makers in public and private sectors to design, develop, and implement industry transition roadmaps.

Interactive guide

Explore our 3 Trackers.

Pull out key trends, similarities and differences across countries or sectors in our interatctive databases.

Transition Tracker
Green steel Tracker
Green cement technology Tracker
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Insights.

News and analysis that explore industry developments, dive deeper into industry transition roadmaps, or look at challenges to achieving the transition.

16 Dec 2022

Welcome Per Andersson, new Head of LeadIT Secretariat

Per has joined LeadIT at an impactful moment, with Members chairing the G20, G7 and the EU, and LeadIT building on its successes to continue to deliver on our net zero mission.

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23 Nov 2022

Watch the Launch of LeadIT Summit Statement at COP27

The Summit Statement was launched with special remarks by Minister, Shri. Bhupender Yadav India, and Minister Romina Pourmokhtari, Sweden. A panel with key stakeholders including the US, South Africa, Dalmia Cement, SSAB, the Climate Investment Fund, and UNIDO discussed how to catalyze action for industry transition in 2023.

Climate Politics

Developing Countries

Finance

Partnerships

Policy

Roadmaps for Industry Transition

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16 Nov 2022

LeadIT Summit: “Time is up for waiting for each other, we need to move together!”

At the Summit at COP27 in Egypt, LeadIT and its members agreed to promote value chain partnerships and material circularity, deliver on infrastructure pledges, and support industry transition in developing countries.

Climate Politics

Developing Countries

Finance

Partnerships

Policy

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15 Nov 2022

LeadIT Members adopt a joint statement following high-level Summit at COP27

The statement highlights 2030 as a critical milestone on the path to net-zero emissions. It notes that LeadIT members will promote partnerships along value chains to strengthen the business case for low-carbon products and their supply.

Climate Politics

Developing Countries

Finance

Partnerships

Policy

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8 Nov 2022

2022 analysis of updated NDCs confirms progress in the coverage of industry transition

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Policy

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2 Nov 2022

A window of opportunity: five ways IFIs can support the transition to green steel in emerging and developing economies

International finance institutions can play an important role in kick-starting the transition to green steel, especially in emerging and developing regions.

Building materials

Finance

Steel

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30 Aug 2022

Insights from the cement sector decarbonization roadmap workshop in India

This brief summarizes key takeaways and policy recommendations for cement decarbonization in India emerging from a LeadIT roadmap workshop.

Cement

Developing Countries

Roadmaps for Industry Transition

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8 Jul 2022

Insights from the steel sector decarbonization road-map workshop in India

This brief offers key sectoral insights and policy recommendations for steel decarbonization in India emerging from a LeadIT road-map workshop.

Developing Countries

Roadmaps for Industry Transition

Steel

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3 Jun 2022

Towards a sustainable global construction and buildings value chain

In this brief, we identify the challenges an opportunities for sustainability interventions in the construction sector value chains and present policy recommendations to address them.

Building materials

Cement

Policy

Steel

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1 Jun 2022

High-level meeting on industry transition underlines growing global efforts to scale up zero-carbon tech and achieve a just transition

New members and sector commitments announced at the Industry Transition Dialogue signaled growing momentum for industry decarbonization. The high-level meeting was co-organized by the Leadership Group for Industry Transition, LeadIT, and the World Economic Forum in connection to Stockholm+50.

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Events.

Our events bring together key players in the field of industry transition to produce insights into what different actors see as key challenges to the transition, and ideas about how to overcome them.

15 Nov 2022 2:00 PM : 3:30 PM

LeadIT Summit Statement Launch

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

Launch of high-level Summit Statement delivering collective calls and commitments by LeadIT Members as well as priorities for accelerating industry transition in the coming year.

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15 Nov 2022 10:30 AM : 1:00 PM

LeadIT Summit 2022

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt

The LeadIT Summit is a major moment for leading public and private actors to come together to align heavy industry with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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12 Oct 2022 - 13 Oct 2022 9:00 AM : 4:35 PM

Hydrogen Iron & Steel Making Forum 2022

Hybrid event

LeadIT's Partnerships Lead Rob Watt will be moderating a panel on transition to near zero emission steel making on 12 October at this year's Hydrogen, Iron and Steel Making Forum, organized by SSAB and POSCO.

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01 Jun 2022 10:00 AM : 4:00 PM

Industry Transition Dialogue

Stockholm, Sweden

The Industry Transition Dialogue will gather ministers, CEOs, and representatives from leading industry transition initiatives to follow up on commitments from COP26 and discuss the scale of action required for key technologies to become commercially available in heavy industry by 2030.

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11 Apr 2022 - 12 Apr 2022 9:30 AM : 4:30 PM

Workshop on roadmapping for steel and cement industry decarbonization in India

Hybrid event.

LeadIT is hosting an invite-only two-day workshop on roadmapping and the decarbonization of steel and cement sectors in India.

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01 Jun 2021 - 01 Jun 2021 1:05 PM : 2:10 PM

Clean Energy Ministerial: Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative

LeadIT will participate in an event organized by UNIDO as a part of the 12th annual Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM12) and the launch of the CEM Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative.

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28 May 2021 - 28 May 2021

2021 P4G Summit Seoul – Green Technology: Path finder for Carbon-Neutral Society

The session "Green Technology, Path Finder for Carbon-Neutral Society”, hosted by the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT, will highlight the importance of green technology as a key enabler for a carbon-neutral society.

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