Upcoming events.

Past 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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18 Sep 2023 3:00 PM : 5:00 PM

Industry Decarbonization: the next decade

900 Third Avenue, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10022

Join us for a discussion on the policy innovations, collaborations, and financing necessary to accelerate a global just industry transition. At this Climate Week NYC event, government, industry, and youth leaders will share insights and demonstrate leadership while addressing the challenges issued by the UN Secretary-General at the Climate Ambition Summit: to raise ambition, ensure credibility, and achieve implementation globally.

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22 Jul 2023 3:00 PM : 4:30 PM

Financing Industry Decarbonization for a Just Transition

CEM14/MI-8, Goa, India

LeadIT is delighted to co-host an official side event on financing industry decarbonization at the 14th Clean Industry Ministerial and the 8th Mission Innovation (MI-8), in Goa, India together with The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative (IDDI).

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14 Jun 2023

Challenges and best practices in financing to accelerate industry decarbonisation

Virtual event

OECD and LeadIT are co-organising a webinar on financing solutions needed to accelerate industry decarbonisation in emerging markets.

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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).

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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 Investment Funds, UN organizations, and governments to discuss the scale of action required for financing industry transition in emerging and developing economies.

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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 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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11 Apr 2022 - 12 Apr 2022 9:30 AM : 4:30 PM

Workshop on roadmapping for steel and cement industry decarbonization in India

Hybrid event.

LeadIT is hosting an invite-only two-day workshop on roadmapping and the decarbonization of steel and cement sectors in India.

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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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18 Feb 2022 - 18 Feb 2022 2:45 PM : 4:15 PM

Global Agenda for Industry Transitions – World Sustainable Development Summit 2022

Virtual event

Gökce Mete, Head of LeadIT Secretariat, will be part of a virtual panel discussion on Industry Transition in India at the World Sustainable Development Summit 2022.

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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


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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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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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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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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05 Oct 2021 - 07 Oct 2021

Decarb Connect Europe

LeadIT's Head of Secretariat will participate in a regulatory panel and live Q&A at Decarb Connect Europe on how regulatory innovation can accelerate decarbonization.

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10 Sep 2021 - 10 Sep 2021

H2 Mobility + Energy Show

LeadIT's Gökce Mete will speak at the Global H2 Conference at the H2 Mobility + Energy Show in Korea. The Global H2 Conference gathers experts and engineers to promote and facilitate the energy transition towards hydrogen.

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06 Jul 2021 - 06 Jul 2021 2:30 PM : 4:00 PM

Vienna Energy Forum 2021: Industry Integration

The session "The Digital Revolution" explores digitalization as an enabler to integrate sustainable energy in value chains and spur innovation. The event is a part of the High-Level Plenary on Industry Integration and the Vienna Energy Forum 2021.

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01 Jun 2021 - 01 Jun 2021 1:05 PM : 2:10 PM

Clean Energy Ministerial: Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative

LeadIT will participate in an event organized by UNIDO as a part of the 12th annual Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM12) and the launch of the CEM Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative.

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28 May 2021 - 28 May 2021

2021 P4G Summit Seoul – Green Technology: Path finder for Carbon-Neutral Society

The session "Green Technology, Path Finder for Carbon-Neutral Society”, hosted by the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT, will highlight the importance of green technology as a key enabler for a carbon-neutral society.

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20 May 2021 - 20 May 2021 1:00 PM : 2:00 PM

Business sector takes the lead – pushing climate action for competitiveness

This webinar, organized by The Swedish WEC member committee together with Fossil Free Sweden and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, gathers representatives from different sectors to present the most important climate actions and policy that will help them reach net-zero emissions.

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18 May 2021 - 20 May 2021

Industry Transition Summit

The Industry Transition Summit organized by Climate Action brings together key stakeholders that drive sustainable and net-zero transition from policy and regulation to innovation, technology and investment.

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03 May 2021 9:00 AM : 11:30 AM

Petersberg Climate Dialogue Satellite Event on Industry Transition: Demand Side Policies to Create Lead Markets

This high-level event, co-organized by LeadIT, Germany and the UK, addressed questions about why industry transition is a high priority, and demand side action as a critical element in accelerating decarbonization.

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28 Apr 2021 1:00 PM : 3:00 PM

Industry Transitions in South Africa, Sweden and India

LeadIT has been invited to join this workshop organized by The Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria and the High Commission of India in Pretoria.

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23 Feb 2021 - 25 Feb 2021 10:00 AM : 3:10 PM

Hydrogen Transition Summit

On 23 and 25 February, the Hydrogen Transition Summit organized by Climate Action explores the role of clean hydrogen as a key driver of the transition to net-zero.  

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16 Feb 2021 - 17 Feb 2021

World Future Fuel Summit and Expo

The Energy and Environment Foundation, with the support of India's Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, organizes the World Future Fuel Summit and Expo on 16 and 17 February.

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10 Feb 2021 - 10 Feb 2021 2:00 PM : 3:30 PM

VEF Virtual Series: Industry Decarbonisation – Hard to Abate Sectors

What is the potential role of sustainable energy-industry integration in building the resilience of hard to abate sectors and taking advantage of opportunities driven by the net zero carbon industry transition?

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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.

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17 Dec 2020 3:00 PM : 4:00 PM

Facing Hard Truths – Mobilizing Finance to Build a Hydrogen Economy and Decarbonize EU Industry

This invite-only, two-part online roundtable series has EU policy makers, industry representatives and investors discuss in an informal setting how to jointly ensure that the hydrogen economy contributes to industrial transition towards carbon-neutrality and greater competitiveness in Europe.

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01 Dec 2020 9:30 AM : 12:30 PM

Leadership Summit

Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement, the LeadIT Summit will focus on aligning public and private action for effective implementation of the Paris Agreement.

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07 Jul 2020

Roundtable: Financing the industry transition

Complementing the World Economic Forum's Virtual Industry Transition Day, the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) gathers key players from the industry transition and financial institutions for a roundtable on financing the industry transition.

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07 Jul 2020

Virtual Industry Transition Day

The Industry Transition Day will convene leaders, communities and the general public online from across the global industry transition and climate space, and will raise ambition for the industry transition towards net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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29 Apr 2020

How to make the COVID-19 recovery sustainable, just and resilient

Sweden's deputy prime minister Isabella Lövin and the CEO of heavy vehicle manufacturer Scania were among panelists discussing how to ensure a sustainable, just and resilient COVID-19 recovery.

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