News & Analysis


13 June 2024

Financing Green Industrial Transitions: a Swedish Case Study

In a new journal article, Kersti Karltorp and Aaron Maltais investigate whether financing is an important obstacle for achieving the radical emissions reduction needed to achieve global climate goals.

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10 June 2024

Technology co-development: delivering technology where it’s needed

Written by Nadia Mondini, TESS

A just and equitable transition requires diffusion and massive scaling of clean technologies. This is particularly the case for heavy industries, like steel or cement, which generate about one quarter of global carbon emissions. However, the deployment of such technologies faces numerous obstacles and this has resulted in an increased focus on co-development strategies.

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3 May 2024

India Sweden Industry Transition Partnership (ITP) the next steps

Written by Nadia Mondini, Felipe Sanchez

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 April 2024

Article 6 and Carbon Markets – the opportunities and the challenges

Written by Erik Olsson

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 April 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.

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14 March 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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