Insights

Loader

10 June 2021

Green steel production: How G7 countries can help change the global landscape

Written by Timo Gerres, Johanna Lehne, Gökce Mete, Suzanne Schenk, Caitlin Swalec

Emissions from steel production must decrease. This brief outlines what G7 countries can do to accelerate a change process in greening steel production that has already started.

Building materials Policy Steel
Read full article
Steel Production – Just Transition to Green Steel

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
Read full article
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.

Building materials Cement Climate Politics Finance Policy Steel
Read full article
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
Read full article
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
Read full article
Crop Valdemaras D Nx2ftjfkx68 Unsplash

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.

Cement Policy Steel
Read full article
Construction Worker Pouring A Wet Concrete At Road Construction Site