Climate-Aligned Industries

Supercharging Efforts to Decarbonize Global Industry


of global energy GHG emissions come from 7 industries


companies with concrete actions toward net-zero


overshoot of 1.5°C carbon budget with business as usual

We Must

Decarbonize heavy industries by 2050

Align financial institutions with Paris goals

RMI Will

Create multi-stakeholder working groups to trigger net-zero transformation of industry, leveraging the convening power and expertise of 12 world-leading organizations.

Bring together financial institutions to overcome practical obstacles to climate alignment and realize the promise of a climate-aligned financial sector.

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RMI is positioning industry sectors on par with nation-states as engines of rapid decarbonization.

Market Levers

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Facilitate climate-aligned finance agreements for key sectors

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Business Models

Activate industrial ecosystems to create net-zero roadmaps

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Determine what technology to deploy and by when

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Data Transparency

Facilitate sector-wide corporate emissions measurement and disclosure frameworks

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Enable governments to support net-zero plans through regulation, R&D

What We Do

  • Decarbonizing Aviation

    RMI is working with stakeholders across the value chain to address both aviation emissions, by spurring industry adoption of sustainable aviation fuels, and the non-CO2 climate impacts of flying, like contrails.

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  • Carbon Dioxide Removal

    To avoid catastrophic climate change, the IPCC has concluded that in addition to slashing emissions, we must remove more than a gigaton of carbon dioxide from our atmosphere by 2050.

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  • Hydrogen

    When produced cleanly, hydrogen can be a powerful decarbonization tool to replace fossil fuels in heavy industry and long-haul transport.

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  • Mission Possible Partnership

    The definitive global partnership helping global industries shape their transition to a net-zero future

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  • Scaling Near Zero Emissions Iron and Steel

    The steel industry can achieve deep decarbonization with technology solutions available today, breaking ties with coal to provide meaningful long term local benefits.

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  • Managing Methane in the Waste Sector

    RMI is accelerating decarbonization in the waste sector through strategic collaborations and partnerships.

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Research & Analysis