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
Transition
Trackers.

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
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News & Analysis.

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

3 May 2024

India Sweden Industry Transition Partnership (ITP) the next steps

On April 22, the India – Sweden Industry Transition Partnership successfully kicked off its work at its inaugural meeting held in New Delhi. Here Felipe Sanchez and Nadia Mondini from the LeadIT Secretariat take a closer look at the work of the ITP and key takeaways from New Dehli.

Cement

Climate Politics

Developing Countries

Finance

Industry Transition Partnership

Partnerships

Steel

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25 Apr 2024

Article 6 and Carbon Markets – the opportunities and the challenges

A LeadIT event for members in May provided a policy briefing on Article 6 with expert opinion on how international carbon markets could work, what opportunities could they offer to reduce global emissions and what are the main challenges that need to be addressed.

Finance

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

Partnerships

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24 Apr 2024

Global shift in green steel projects as major investments move beyond Europe into Asia

The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) has updated its Green Steel Tracker, a vital tool for monitoring and advancing low-carbon primary steel production worldwide. This latest release reveals a slowdown in new project announcements in Europe, but a wider spread of new investments globally.

Building materials

Developing Countries

Finance

Steel

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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

Cement

Developing Countries

Finance

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Events.

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.

06 May 2024 12:30 PM : 4:00 PM

Technology Co-development to support Just Industry Transition

Graduate Institute, Geneva

LeadIT and TESS (Forum on Trade, Environment & the SDG) are hosting a roundtable event to explore the key challenges and opportunities around technology co-development for a just and equitable transition with a focus on heavy industry. The roundtable will engage senior participants from the LeadIT membership, other WTO member governments, as well as key international organizations

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22 Apr 2024

Time to “move from words to action” – India Sweden ITP inaugural meeting

New Delhi, India

The industry transition partnership (ITP) established under LeadIT as part of the work of the Leadership Group does to support accelerated and more ambitious decarbonization pathways in industry will hold its first meeting. The work of the ITP recognizes the vital role played in North-South relationships to bring together industry transition frontrunners and countries that have an ambition to align with the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. It aims to be a world-leading and inclusive forum bringing together companies, governments and academics to explore the technical advances that can facilitate decarbonization in industry

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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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