1 June 2021
Fostering industry transition through green public procurement: A how to guide in the cement & steel sectors
This study provides an overview of the key components of green public procurement (GPP) policy design and methodologies for target setting.
24 May 2021
To decarbonize U.S. industry, look to federal and state-level partnerships
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.
23 April 2021
Tipping points in sight for the industry transition
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.
2 December 2020
Countries and companies commit to urgent action to transform heavy industry
At the first Leadership Summit for Industry Transition, governments and CEOs of major international companies committed to making the business case for industry transition, and implement mechanisms to rapidly diffuse climate technologies and know-how.
2 December 2020
Creating lead markets for green industrial products
This brief takes a closer look at three policy measures at the disposal of governments to support the creation of markets for green industrial products.
1 September 2020
New commitment by concrete sector increases industry-led ambition
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.