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14 December 2020

The United Nations, United Kingdom and France co-hosted the Climate Ambition Summit 2020, in partnership with Chile and Italy on 12 December 2020.

The aim was for this event to constitute a “monumental step on the road to the UK-hosted COP26 next November in Glasgow.”

More than 70 world leaders, including the prime ministers of Sweden and India, signalled their willingness to raise climate ambition.

The summit also provided a platform for businesses, cities and other non-state actors. LeadIT used the opportunity to showcase how LeadIT members are already working to make the industry transition reality.

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LeadIT will serve as one of the founding partners of the Global Youth Energy Outlook and support Student Energy to engage young people, advance collaboration in the energy sector and accelerate a sustainable energy transition.

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2 Dec 2020

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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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2 Dec 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.

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6 Jul 2020

Ministers from 9 countries call for ambitious action to accelerate the low-carbon transition of industry

Written by Robert Watt

In a joint ministerial statement released on 7 July, Denmark, Finland, Germany, India, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom call for continued momentum and ambitious action to ensure an industry transition that tackles the climate crisis, creates decent jobs and delivers prosperity for all.

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