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.

24 Mar 2023

March TEC meeting on decarbonization standards

The LeadIT Technical Expert Committee (TEC) meeting on 22 March invited representatives from the WTO, UNIDO's Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative, and Scania to speak about standards for the cement and steel sector.

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10 Mar 2023

India-Sweden consultations on Green Industry Transition Globally – exploring new frontiers

Since its inception, LeadIT has has placed industry transition on the global agenda through high-level dialogues, joint leaders' statements, and policy guidance. The focus on industry transition has increased significantly worldwide and the industrial policy landscape has transformed. A review was launched today to identify new opportunities and maximizes LeadIT's contribution to achieving our shared climate objectives and finding the frontiers of tomorrow.


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19 Jan 2023

LeadIT Members help shape Climate Investment Fund’s Industry Decarbonization Programme

In a consultation organised by the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) and LeadIT, LeadIT members had the opportunity to provide feedback on CIF’s recently launched Industry Decarbonization Programme, intended to mobilize over $60 billion to support industry transition in developing countries.



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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




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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.

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 Apr 2022 - 01 Apr 2022 12:00 AM : 1:30 PM

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue: Decarbonisation of Steel and Cement

Virtual event

LeadIT's Head of Secretariat will participate in a panel discussion about countries' ongoing heavy industry decarbonisation initiatives and hurdles to overcome.

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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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