Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative – UPSC Prelims

Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative (IDDI):
  • IDDI is an initiative of Clean Energy Ministerial.
  • It is a global coalition of public and private organisations who are working to stimulate demand for low carbon industrial materials.
  • In collaboration with national governments, IDDI works to standardise carbon assessments, establish ambitious public and private sector procurement targets, incentivise investment into low-carbon product development and design industry guidelines.
  • Supporting Countries:
    • Coordinated by UNIDO, the IDDI is co-led by the UK and India and current members include Germany and Canada.
  • Goals:
    • Encouraging governments and the private sector to buy low carbon steel and cement.
    • Sourcing and sharing data for common standards and targets.
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