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The net-zero transition: What it would cost, what it could bring

– This McKinsey report offers a detailed look at the economic and societal impact of the transition to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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Laying the foundation for zero-carbon cement

– The cement industry is a top source of CO2 emissions, but abatement pressures could prompt efforts to reimagine the business.
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Green growth avenues in the cement ecosystem

– Collaboration across the value chain is pivotal to decarbonizing the built environment—and it needs to start today.
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How a ‘materials transition’ can support the net-zero agenda

– As the energy transition continues, advances toward low-emissions materials and the circular economy can also speed progress to net zero. Research on Europe shows the value in such a materials transition.

About the authors

Sebastian Reiter is a partner in McKinsey’s Munich office.

This article was edited by Astrid Sandoval, an executive editor in the London office.