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10 November 2021

LeadIT Summit and Summit Statement: ‘The time for implementation is here’

Ministers and CEOs agreed to sharply reduce emissions from heavy industry sectors at the LeadIT Summit at COP26 on 9 November. Read the Summit Statement.

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25 August 2021

Partnership

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28 May 2021

Reaching Net-Zero Industry through Public-Private Partnerships

Written by Gökce Mete, Robin Hocquet, Felipe Sanchez, Sara Talebian, Astrid Nilsson, Gayoung Choi, Sue Kyoung Lee, Eunmi Lee, Jooyeon Moon, Dukwoo Jun

This joint study by LeadIT and the Green Technology Centre Korea (GTC) examines public-private partnerships and policy mixes, including green public procurement, carbon contracts for difference, carbon border adjustment, industrial clusters and climate partnerships.

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Reaching Net Zero Industry Through Public-Private Partnership - study LeadIT

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.

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23 April 2021

U.S. joins LeadIT

Written by Andrea Lindblom

The United States has joined the Leadership Group for Industry Transition - a move welcomed by Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had launched the initiative at the UN Climate Action Summit in 2019.

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