Who we are.
of the world’s economy is accounted for by the Country Members of LeadITRead more
Countries.Argentina | Australia | Austria | Denmark | Ethiopia | Finland | France | Germany | India | Ireland | Japan | Luxembourg | Netherlands | Republic of Korea | South Africa | Sweden | United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | United States of America |
Companies.CarbFix | Dalmia Cement | DSM | FLSmidth | Heathrow Airport | HeidelbergCement | LafargeHolcim | LKAB | Mahindra Group | Salzgitter | Scania | Royal Schiphol Group | Skanska | SpiceJet | SSAB | ThyssenKrupp | Vattenfall | Volvo |
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.
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 May 2023
Financing decarbonization of heavy industry: May TEC meeting
The LeadIT Technical Expert Committee (TEC) meeting held on May 24 fostered an engaging dialogue about financing the decarbonization of industry transition in the Global South. The meeting saw participation from representatives from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and Avenue Capital.
24 May 2023
Unlocking the G20’s Green Public Procurement Potential
India, one of LeadIT’s founding Members, is hosting the G20 this year and is preparing a series of recommendations – T20 reports – that will be presented to G20 working groups, ministerial meetings, and the summit itself. LeadIT has authored one of the T20 reports on green public procurement, together with colleagues from UNIDO’s IDDI and SEI.
14 Apr 2023
Industry stakeholders gather in South Africa to map decarbonisation challenges and opportunities in the iron and steel value chain
On 18 April, LeadIT is co-hosting a workshop to discuss challenges and opportunities to decarbonize South Africa´s iron and steel value chain together with the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition (dtic) in South Africa and Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). The workshop will bring together more than 40 decision-makers and experts from industry, government, and civil society.
Roadmaps for 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.
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.
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.
18 Apr 2023 - 18 Apr 2023
Steel Decarbonization Roadmapping Workshop
Johannesburg, South Africa - Invite-only
On 18 April, LeadIT is co-hosting a workshop to discuss challenges and opportunities to decarbonize South Africa´s iron and steel value chain together with the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition (dtic)in South Africa and Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS).Read more
18 Apr 2023 - 18 Apr 2023 1:00 PM : 2:30 PM
High-level round table – Financing a just industrial decarbonization – sharing risks and rewards
New York/Online - Invite only
FfD Forum side event organized by the Leadership Group for Industry Transition that will gather high-level representatives from Multilateral Organisations, UN Member States, and the private sector to discuss the scale of action required for financing industry transition in emerging and developing economies.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
12 Oct 2022 - 13 Oct 2022 9:00 AM : 4:35 PM
Hydrogen Iron & Steel Making Forum 2022
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.Read more