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25 August 2021

Stepping into the digital age to reduce emissions in the construction sector

Written by Andrea Lindblom

Lena Hök, Senior Vice President Sustainability at Skanska Group, explains what the LeadIT membership means for Skanska and how green tech can help to reduce emissions in the construction sector.

Building materials Partnerships
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10 June 2021

Green steel production: How G7 countries can help change the global landscape

Written by Timo Gerres, Johanna Lehne, Gökce Mete, Suzanne Schenk, Caitlin Swalec

Emissions from steel production must decrease. This brief outlines what G7 countries can do to accelerate a change process in greening steel production that has already started.

Building materials Policy Steel
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Steel Production – Just Transition to Green Steel

1 June 2021

Fostering industry transition through green public procurement: A how to guide in the cement & steel sectors

Written by Ali Hasanbeigi, Astrid Nilsson, Gökce Mete, Germain Fontenit, Dinah Shi

This study provides an overview of the key components of green public procurement (GPP) policy design and methodologies for target setting.

Building materials Cement Finance Policy Steel
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Fostering Industry Transition through Green Public Procurement: A How to Guide in the Cement & Steel Sectors

24 May 2021

To decarbonize U.S. industry, look to federal and state-level partnerships

Written by Derik Broekhoff, Silvia Ulloa, Jason Veysey

Cement, iron and steel, aluminum and chemicals are some of the most carbon-intensive industries in the United States. Coordinated state and federal action, in partnership with industries, will be essential for their decarbonization.

Building materials Cement Climate Politics Finance Policy Steel
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Hard-to-abate sectors include cement and concrete, iron and steel, aluminium and chemicals.

23 April 2021

Tipping points in sight for the industry transition

Written by Robert Watt, Anthony Hobley

Tipping points are emerging for heavy industry sectors that were previously thought of as ‘too hard to abate’. Demand side policies can turn this into a domino effect that leads to the systemic change required to deliver radical emission reductions, green jobs, and build back better.

Building materials Cement Climate Politics Finance Policy Steel
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1 September 2020

New commitment by concrete sector increases industry-led ambition

Written by Zoha Shawoo

Roadmaps for industry transition related to the construction industry and cement and concrete sectors have so far been led by government bodies or think tanks. Now, the Global Cement and Concrete Association has taken a first step towards an industry-led roadmap to achieve climate neutral cement by 2050.

Building materials Cement
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