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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.

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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.

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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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2 December 2020

Countries and companies commit to urgent action to transform heavy industry

Written by Andrea Lindblom, Annika Flensburg

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.

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2 December 2020

Creating lead markets for green industrial products

Written by Gökce Mete, Oliver Johnson

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.

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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.

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