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20 July 2023

LeadIT and GCCA launch Green Cement Technology Tracker

The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has launched a Green Cement Technology Tracker to support policymakers, industry experts, academics, and civil society members to monitor worldwide decarbonization efforts in the cement industry.

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LeadIT and GCCA launch Green Cement Technology Tracker

20 July 2023

Q&A – Green Cement Technology Tracker

The Green Cement Technology Tracker tracks public announcements of low-carbon cement investments aligned to corporate climate goals consistent with the Paris Agreement. The tool is developed jointly by the Global Cement & Concrete Association and the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT), in collaboration with the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions.

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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.

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2 November 2022

A window of opportunity: five ways IFIs can support the transition to green steel in emerging and developing economies

Written by Aaron Maltais, Linus Linde, Felipe Sanchez, Gökce Mete

International financial institutions can play an important role in kick-starting the transition to green steel, especially in emerging and developing regions.

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3 June 2022

Towards a sustainable global construction and buildings value chain

Written by Linus Linde, Astrid Nilsson Lewis, Felipe Sanchez

In this brief, we identify the challenges an opportunities for sustainability interventions in the construction sector value chains and present policy recommendations to address them.

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18 May 2022

Steel and cement can drive the decade of action on climate change. This is how

Written by Rana Ghoneim, Gökce Mete, Anthony Hobley

COP26 commitments must now be turned into concrete actions – a complex but urgent task.

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