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5 December 2023

IFIs and heavy industry decarbonization in emerging and developing economies

Written by Nadia Mondini, Aaron Maltais, Åsa Moberg

International Financial Institutions and heavy industry decarbonisation in emerging and developing economies - An overview of technical and financial assistance available.

Finance
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24 November 2023

Building a stronger steel transition. Global cooperation and procurement in construction.

Written by Eileen Torres

The LeadIT Secretariat has contributed to this commentary that argues that the construction sector can play a key role in un-locking a stronger steel transition though stronger demand for green steel.

Building materials Steel
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13 November 2023

SaltX Joins LeadIT

LeadIT is pleased to announce that SaltX has joined the Leadership Group for Industry Transition (LeadIT). CEO, Carl-Johan Linér, explains what the LeadIT membership means and what challenges and opportunities they see for the lime and cement industry.

Cement Partnerships
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The announcement of SaltX joining LeadIT was made at the inauguration of SaltX test- and research facility

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.

Building materials Developing Countries Partnerships Policy Roadmaps for Industry Transition Steel
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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.

Building materials Developing Countries Partnerships Policy Roadmaps for Industry Transition Steel
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Attendees at the National LeadIT Workshop on Steel held to facilitate deliberations on Low Carbon Transition of the Steel sector in India

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.

Building materials Developing Countries Partnerships Policy Roadmaps for Industry Transition Steel
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Green steel transition in South Africa: insights from decarbonization workshop