News & Analysis
24 May 2023
Financing decarbonization of heavy industry: May TEC meeting
The LeadIT Technical Expert Committee (TEC) meeting held on May 24 fostered an engaging dialogue about financing the decarbonization of industry transition in the Global South. The meeting saw participation from representatives from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), and Avenue Capital.
19 January 2023
LeadIT Members help shape Climate Investment Fund’s Industry Decarbonization Programme
In a consultation organised by the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) and LeadIT, LeadIT members had the opportunity to provide feedback on CIF’s recently launched Industry Decarbonization Programme, intended to mobilize over $60 billion to support industry transition in developing countries.
23 November 2022
Watch the Launch of LeadIT Summit Statement at COP27
The Summit Statement was launched with special remarks by Minister, Shri. Bhupender Yadav India, and Minister Romina Pourmokhtari, Sweden. A panel with key stakeholders including the US, South Africa, Dalmia Cement, SSAB, the Climate Investment Fund, and UNIDO discussed how to catalyze action for industry transition in 2023.
16 November 2022
LeadIT Summit: “Time is up for waiting for each other, we need to move together!”
At the Summit at COP27 in Egypt, LeadIT and its members agreed to promote value chain partnerships and material circularity, deliver on infrastructure pledges, and support industry transition in developing countries.
15 November 2022
LeadIT Members adopt a joint statement following high-level Summit at COP27
The statement highlights 2030 as a critical milestone on the path to net-zero emissions. It notes that LeadIT members will promote partnerships along value chains to strengthen the business case for low-carbon products and their supply.
2 November 2022
A window of opportunity: five ways IFIs can support the transition to green steel in emerging and developing economies
International finance institutions can play an important role in kick-starting the transition to green steel, especially in emerging and developing regions.