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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.

Developing Countries Finance Partnerships Policy
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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.

Building materials Cement Steel
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14 April 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.

Developing Countries Roadmaps for Industry Transition Steel
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24 March 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.

Cement Policy Steel
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March TEC meeting on decarbonization standards

10 March 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.

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19 January 2023

LeadIT Members help shape Climate Investment Fund’s Industry Decarbonization Programme

In a consultation organised by the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) and LeadIT, LeadIT members had the opportunity to provide feedback on CIF’s recently launched Industry Decarbonization Programme, intended to mobilize over $60 billion to support industry transition in developing countries.

Finance Partnerships
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