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Industry Transition Summit

Industry Transition Summit

Transforming the Hard to Abate: Pathways to Net Zero

18 – 20 May 2021

The global industrial sector accounts for roughly 30% of CO2 emissions. Demand for steel, cement, chemicals, and precious metals is only set to increase. With nations setting ambitious net-zero targets, decarbonisation of these heavy industries has to become a priority.

The Industry Transition Summit (18 & 20 May), hosted by Climate Action, brings together key stakeholders from across the industry, policy, technology, regulation and investment spectrums who are committed to transforming the hard to abate sectors.

Hosting 4 in-depth sessions over two days, the Summit will focus on four key solutions - policy, hydrogen, technology, efficiency.

Why attend?

  • Hear and learn from Influential Speakers including Government Ministers, CEOs & Sustainability Leaders
  • Access innovative technology and solutions accelerating the industry transition
  • Network with delegates by using the event platform networking functions and features
  • Foster international and cross-sector collaboration to support new markets for low carbon industrial sector
  • Support the creation of policy frameworks that encourage investment

Key Speakers:

  • Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General in DG Research and Innovation (R&I), European Commission
  • Rasmus Valanko, Managing Director, Systems Transformation, We Mean Business 
  • Dr Gokce Mete, Evidence Lead, Leadership Group for the Industry Transition Secretariat hosted by the Stockholm Environment Institute 
  • Paul Huggins, Associate Director, Carbon Trust
  • Jekaterina Boening, Senior Policy Manager, Germany, Transport & Environment
  • Adam Matthews, Director Investment Team (Ethics & Engagement), Church of England Pensions Board
  • Faustine Delasalle, Partner & Director, Systemiq & Energy Transitions Commission

You can register online for free here.

Contact Climate Partnerships and Content Executive Rachel Cooper directly if you have any questions on +44 (0) 207 871 0173 or email at