Chemical and Materials Industry

10 ways to decarbonize heavy industry

Heavy industries like chemicals, steel and cement are finding it harder to reach net zero. Image: Unsplash/Ehud Neuhaus

Victoria Masterson

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Chemical and Materials Industry is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Chemical and Materials Industry

Listen to the article

Global CO2 emissions by sector in the Net Zero Emissions by 2050 Scenario.
Industry is a big contributor to global carbon emissions, but faces extra challenges to become carbon neutral, the IEA says. Image: IEA (p20)

Discover

What is the World Economic Forum doing to help companies reduce carbon emissions?

Have you read?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Chemical and Materials IndustryClimate ChangeSDG 09: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

How industrial clusters can help the US reach its net-zero targets

Melissa Stark and Joanna Kolomanska-Van Iperen

November 17, 2022

About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum