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Industry accounts for roughly 30 percent of global CO2 emissions. Industrial actors will have to reduce emissions sharply in order for the world to reach the target of the Paris agreement – to limit global warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius.

 

The Leadership Group for Industry Transition is grounded in the conviction that partnership between the public and private sectors is key to achieving the industrial transition and reach net-zero carbon emissions by mid-century.

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Industry
Transition
Tracker.

This interactive database gathers 30 industry transition roadmaps that have been developed by the thirteen countries that are LeadIT members.

 

The Transition Tracker allows exploring these roadmaps in an engaging and interactive manner, and analyzing their content across different sectors and different countries. It enables users to pull out key trends, as well as similarities and differences across countries or sectors.

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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.

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20 Dec 2021

The new Roadmap Planner helps decision-makers move from ambition to implementation

Written by Mie Lainio

The Industry Transition Roadmap Planner is an interactive tool that guides decision-makers through different phases of creating decarbonization roadmaps. LeadIT's Somya Joshi and Felipe Sanchez explain.

Policy

Roadmaps for Industry Transition

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10 Nov 2021

LeadIT Summit and Summit Statement: ‘The time for implementation is here’

Ministers and CEOs agreed to sharply reduce emissions from heavy industry sectors at the LeadIT Summit at COP26 on 9 November. Read the Summit Statement.

Climate Politics

Finance

Partnerships

Policy

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4 Nov 2021

Compliance and Programme Evaluation for Green Public Procurement

Written by Dinah Shi, Ali Hasanbeigi

In this brief, we give recommendations for the compliance and evaluation of Green Public Procurement programmes. This is the third and final brief in a series of white papers jointly produced by LeadIT, IDDI, UNIDO and the CEM.

Building materials

Cement

Finance

Policy

Steel

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3 Nov 2021

From ‘Hard-to-Abate’ to Net-Zero: Policy Priorities for Decarbonizing Steel by 2050

Written by Margaret Hansbrough, Marion Davis, Gökce Mete

Based on three major new studies on the topic of steel decarbonization, this brief explores how the steel sector could achieve net zero by 2050.

Building materials

Policy

Steel

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25 Oct 2021

Is industry transition now a priority in the latest round of NDCs?

Written by Astrid Nilsson, Felipe Sanchez

NDCs play an important role for policymakers, industry and civil society, and the latest round of NDCs will frame the start of a crucial decade in which global emissions need to halve. This brief examines the role of industry transition in the latest round of NDCs.

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Policy

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21 Oct 2021

Standards and Evaluation Guidelines for Green Public Procurement

Written by Dinah Shi, Ali Hasanbeigi

This brief focuses on the standards and evaluation guidelines for Green Public Procurement. It is the second brief in a series of white papers and is jointly produced by LeadIT, IDDI, UNIDO and CEM.

Building materials

Cement

Finance

Policy

Steel

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5 Oct 2021

Target Setting for Green Public Procurement Programmes

Written by Dinah Shi, Ali Hasanbeigi

This is the first brief in a series of white papers produced by LeadIT, IDDI, UNIDO and the CEM. The brief details how to set targets for Green Public Procurement Programmes.

Building materials

Cement

Finance

Policy

Steel

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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.

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20 Dec 2021 - 22 Dec 2021 2:00 PM : 3:30 PM

Virtual roadmap workshop for decarbonization of cement sector in India

Virtual

LeadIT is hosting an invite-only virtual roadmap workshop that focuses on the decarbonization of the cement sector in India.

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09 Nov 2021 - 09 Nov 2021 10:00 AM : 12:00 PM

LeadIT Summit 2021

The LeadIT Summit, hosted by LeadIT in the Blue Zone at COP26, 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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06 Nov 2021 - 06 Nov 2021 7:00 PM : 8:00 PM

Leading the way to carbon neutrality – best practices and business solutions

This European Union side event at COP26, co-organized by LeadIT, will showcase best practices and business-driven approaches to drive the industry transition.

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26 Oct 2021 - 26 Oct 2021

India Sweden Innovation Day 2021

How can India and Sweden work together for a sustainable and equitable green future in the wake of the pandemic? This year's theme for the Sweden India Innovation Day will be Accelerating IndiaSweden’s Green Transition.

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03 Nov 2021 - 03 Nov 2021 10:00 AM : 11:30 AM

Targeting Net-Zero: Leveraging a Just Transformation of the Global Steel Sector

This high-level COP26 side event, co-organized by LeadIT, will focus on the opportunities and challenges of a just global transition to green steel.

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19 Oct 2021 - 19 Oct 2021 1:30 PM : 3:00 PM

The role of green public procurement in driving demand for low carbon products

This event will address the findings of a report produced by LeadIT and UNIDO on the role of green public procurement in driving demand for low carbon products.

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