Åsa Ekdahl
Head of Environment & climate change
Worldsteel

Abstract:

Transforming the steel industry for a low carbon future.

Transforming steelmaking for the low carbon future is a massive undertaking that will require involvement of all stakeholders. This presentation will elaborate on what is being done to make steelmaking as efficient as possible today, the stage of research and development for the future and the necessary conditions for a rapid and global deployment of breakthrough technologies once they have been proven at industrial scale.

Biography:

As Head of Environment and Climate Change at the World Steel Association (worldsteel), Åsa Ekdahl runs the association’s Environment Committee and leads the engagement with International organisations such as the UNFCCC and OECD. She plays an important role in shaping the policy and advocacy actions for the industry including the promotion of industry action.