Global Steel Climate Council Announces Appointment of Executive Director

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Adina Renee Adler, Executive Director of the Global Steel Climate Council

The Global Steel Climate Council (GSCC®) announced today the appointment of Adina Renee Adler as Executive Director. Adina is a seasoned advocate for competitive, low carbon manufacturing and the circular economy.

“The low carbon steel industry provides the building blocks for green manufacturing,” said Adina Renee Adler. “I am honored to lead the GSCC® and work closely with the GSCC® Board, the members and partners to accelerate the industry’s greenhouse gas reductions to achieving a 1.5 degree Celsius scenario by 2050.”

Adina brings years of organizational leadership in manufacturing, international trade and circular economy policy and advocacy to GSCC®. She was previously Deputy Executive Director at Silverado Policy Accelerator and Vice President of Advocacy at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), a GSCC® founding member. Her career also includes international advocacy for Shell Oil Company and Alcoa, which followed her ten years as a trade negotiator and advocate in the U.S. Government.

“We are fortunate to have Adina serve as GSCC® Executive Director at a critical time in our industry’s decarbonization journey,” said Gregory Murphy, GSCC® Board chair and Nucor’s Executive Vice President of Business Services and General Counsel. “She is well respected in the international policy community and brings valuable experience, energy and policy ingenuity to our growing coalition.”

As Executive Director, Adina will collaborate closely with the membership, policymakers, and stakeholders to position the GSCC® as a trailblazer for true carbon cutting through a standard that sets firm glide paths for science-based, verified GHG reduction targets. She will grow the GSCC® membership of steel companies committed to decarbonization and maintain the Steel Climate Standard’s alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement and International Energy Agency targets for steel industry decarbonization.

About the Global Steel Climate Council

GSCC® is a non-profit organization created to lead an effort to reduce steel carbon emissions and encourage investments in lower-carbon emission technology as part of the global effort to decarbonize economies and societies. GSCC® members are steel manufacturers, associations and other organizations in the steel supply chain that have a presence in 79 countries around the world.

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