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

Our mission

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 designed to assist industry experts in tracking the progress of industry transition and developing industry transition roadmaps.

Roadmap planner.

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

Explore guide

Explore our 3 Industry

The Transition Tracker allows you to compare and identify industry transition plans across countries and sectors. The Green Steel and the Cement Technology trackers follow public low-carbon investment announcements in the steel and cement sectors. 

Transition Tracker
Green steel Tracker
Green cement technology Tracker

News & Analysis.

Stay up-to-date with LeadIT’s activities and analyses of critical policy and industry levers to accelerate industry transition.

14 Mar 2024

Vacancy – Programme Lead

Join the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) as Programme Lead, driving international collaboration for a low-carbon future in heavy industry. Closing date for applications 26 March 2024

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11 Mar 2024

Calcined Clay – Tracking Cement Decarbonization

The cement and concrete industry is responsible for 7% of all CO2 emissions so the transition to net zero is a priority if global warming is going to be limited. One of the technologies being utilized in the push to decarbonize is clay calcination which reduces the level of emissions level in manufacturing and these projects are now included in the Green Cement Tracker to support monitoring by policymakers, industry experts, academics, and civil society.

Building materials


Developing Countries


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26 Feb 2024

The Need for Partnerships – A LeadIT Stakeholder Briefing

Ambassadors and representatives from 12 countries encompassing both the global south and the global north joined government and industry for a briefing in Stockholm on accelerating the industry transition. The event was hosted by the Indian Ambassador and the LeadIT Secretarial alongside the Swedish State Secretary for Climate and Environment.

Climate Politics

Developing Countries



Roadmaps for Industry Transition

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12 Feb 2024

Global vehicle manufacturer Tata Motors joins LeadIT

The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) welcomes its latest new member, the global automotive manufacturer Tata Motors. Tata Motors is India's leading vehicle maker and one of the biggest in the world encompassing commercial and passenger vehicles alongside electric vehicles and the luxury brand Jaguar Land Rover.



Value Chain

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12 Dec 2023

LeadIT 2.0 launched at COP28: driving inclusive industry transition forward

At COP28, the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) initiated its second phase, LeadIT 2.0, marking a joint commitment by member countries and companies to shape policy frameworks and international cooperation for an inclusive industry transition. 




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LeadIT engages leaders from politics, industry, finance and climate to share expertise, advance policies and partnerships, and align on urgent actions for Industry Transition. Explore our past and upcoming events.

27 Feb 2024 10:30 AM : 12:30 PM

Webinar : Fostering a Low Carbon Transition in the Steel Sector

online event

LeadIT Head of Secretariat, Per Andersson will give the key note address at a webinar organised by the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and the European Union Climate Dialogues (EUCDs) focussed on leveraging the expertise of key stakeholders to accelerate the journey towards a low-carbon pathway.

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10 Dec 2023 - 10 Dec 2023 10:55 AM : 11:45 AM

COP28 Side Event – Partnerships for a Just and Equitable Industry Transition

Blue Zone of Expo City, Dubai and online

We outline the next phase of the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (2024-2026) - LeadIT 2.0, and a new bilateral Industry Transition Partnership between Sweden and India.

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09 Dec 2023 - 09 Dec 2023 10:40 AM : 12:30 PM

LeadIT Summit COP28

Blue Zone of Expo City, Dubai

The annual LeadIT Summit is a major moment for government and business leaders to convene and have a dialogue on how to accelerate industry transition in order to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement

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18 Sep 2023 3:00 PM : 5:00 PM

Industry Decarbonization: the next decade

900 Third Avenue, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10022

Join us for a discussion on the policy innovations, collaborations, and financing necessary to accelerate a global just industry transition. At this Climate Week NYC event, government, industry, and youth leaders will share insights and demonstrate leadership while addressing the challenges issued by the UN Secretary-General at the Climate Ambition Summit: to raise ambition, ensure credibility, and achieve implementation globally.

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22 Jul 2023 3:00 PM : 4:30 PM

Financing Industry Decarbonization for a Just Transition

CEM14/MI-8, Goa, India

LeadIT is delighted to co-host an official side event on financing industry decarbonization at the 14th Clean Industry Ministerial and the 8th Mission Innovation (MI-8), in Goa, India together with The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative (IDDI).

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