News & Analysis
25 October 2023
LeadIT Green Steel Tracker shows top 50 producers lag on emission targets
New plans for coal-based steelmaking capacity are outpacing greener primary steel production methods with only a third of the world’s top 50 producers having announced targets to reach net zero by mid-century, finds a new report from Global Energy Monitor and the LeadIT Secretariat.
23 October 2023
National LeadIT Workshop on Steel hosted by India
On 18th October the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change together with the Ministry of Steel hosted a LeadIT Workshop on Low Carbon Development in the Indian steel sector. UNDP and Invest India supported in organizing the event.
18 October 2023
Green steel transition in South Africa: insights from decarbonization workshop
Earlier this year, the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) and Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) organized a workshop, hosted by the South African government, to advance the development of a national roadmap for decarbonizing South Africa’s steel industry. The workshop brought together more than 40 decision-makers and experts from industry, government, academia, and civil society.
20 July 2023
LeadIT and GCCA launch Green Cement Technology Tracker
The Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT) and the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has launched a Green Cement Technology Tracker to support policymakers, industry experts, academics, and civil society members to monitor worldwide decarbonization efforts in the cement industry.
20 July 2023
Q&A – Green Cement Technology Tracker
The Green Cement Technology Tracker tracks public announcements of low-carbon cement investments aligned to corporate climate goals consistent with the Paris Agreement. The tool is developed jointly by the Global Cement & Concrete Association and the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT), in collaboration with the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions.
1 July 2023
Capital mobilization in focus at OECD/LeadIT webinar on financing industry decarbonisation
On 14 June LeadIT and OECD co-organised a webinar on financing solutions needed to accelerate industry decarbonization in emerging markets.