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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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.
2 Dec 2020
Countries and companies commit to urgent action to transform heavy industry
At the first Leadership Summit for Industry Transition, governments and CEOs of major international companies committed to making the business case for industry transition, and implement mechanisms to rapidly diffuse climate technologies and know-how.
2 Dec 2020
Creating lead markets for green industrial products
This brief takes a closer look at three policy measures at the disposal of governments to support the creation of markets for green industrial products.
2 Dec 2020
Youth perspectives on industry transition
Building pathways for young people to engage on heavy industry transition challenges is essential for net zero ambitions and a critical part of our global decarbonization roadmap towards 2050.
1 Dec 2020
Accelerating industry transition in developing countries: a comparative analysis
This brief identifies five main barriers to industry transition in three major developing countries: Indonesia, Mexico, and South Africa.
20 Nov 2020
Presenting the Transition Tracker to explore roadmaps for industry transition
The Transition Tracker allows users to explore these roadmaps in an engaging and interactive manner, and to analyse the content of these different roadmaps across different sectors and different countries.
Roadmaps for Industry Transition
29 Aug 2020
A breakdown in globalization or a world committed to sustainability? Five scenarios for exploring the post-COVID-19 world
Uncertainties around the duration and long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remain extremely high. This brief presents five post-pandemic scenarios that look as far ahead as 2050...
6 Jul 2020
Ministers from 9 countries call for ambitious action to accelerate the low-carbon transition of industry
In a joint ministerial statement released on 7 July, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom call for continued momentum and ambitious action to ensure an industry transition that tackles the climate crisis, creates decent jobs and delivers prosperity for all.
5 Jul 2020
Five ways to finance the industry transition
An analysis of 30 industry transition roadmaps in 10 countries, carried out by LeadIT secretariat, reveals five common finance needs to deliver the transition.
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.
22 Jan 2021 - 22 Jan 2021 10:00 AM : 12:00 PM
Towards sustainable manufacturing in India
An invitation-only event jointly organized by the IEA, the Swedish Embassy in India, and LeadIT, to discuss how technology opportunities, in conjunction with demand-side mitigation strategies, can be exploited in India to reduce CO2 emissions of heavy industries.Read more