News & Analysis
12 July 2023
Tata Steel Joins LeadIT to Drive Net-Zero Emissions in Heavy Industry
LeadIT is pleased to announce that Tata Steel, one of the world's top steel producers, has joined the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT). Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee, Vice President, Technology and R&D at Tata Steel, explains what the LeadIT membership means for Tata Steel and what challenges and opportunities they see for the steel sector.
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.
12 June 2023
Navigating Business and Financial Challenges for Industry Transition in the Global South
High-emitting industries like steel and cement currently face significant challenges in attracting investments for low-carbon industrial production in developing countries. This perspective explores the business case and financial hurdles to mobilizing investments for low-carbon industrial production in the Global South, making four key points.
5 June 2023
Promoting G20 Collaboration With International Financial Institutions to Support ‘Green Steel’ Production
India, one of LeadIT’s founding Members, is hosting the G20 this year and is preparing a series of recommendations – T20 reports – that will be presented to G20 working groups, ministerial meetings, and the summit itself. LeadIT has authored another one of the T20 reports on driving green steel production.
24 May 2023
Unlocking the G20’s Green Public Procurement Potential
India, one of LeadIT’s founding Members, is hosting the G20 this year and is preparing a series of recommendations – T20 reports – that will be presented to G20 working groups, ministerial meetings, and the summit itself. LeadIT has authored one of the T20 reports on green public procurement, together with colleagues from UNIDO’s IDDI and SEI.
14 April 2023
Industry stakeholders gather in South Africa to map decarbonisation challenges and opportunities in the iron and steel value chain
On 18 April, LeadIT is co-hosting a workshop to discuss challenges and opportunities to decarbonize South Africa´s iron and steel value chain together with the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition (dtic) in South Africa and Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). The workshop will bring together more than 40 decision-makers and experts from industry, government, academia and civil society.