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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.

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

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.

Climate Politics Finance Policy Roadmaps for Industry Transition
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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.

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.

27 April 2021

New Green Steel Tracker gathers information about low-carbon steel investments

Written by Mie Lainio

The Green Steel Tracker gathers public announcements on low-carbon investments in the steel industry and presents them transparently in one place. Valentin Vogl (Lund University) and Felipe Sanchez (LeadIT) explain.

Finance Policy Steel
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LeadIT – Green Steel Tracker

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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Screenshot taken at Leadership Summit