Adina Renee Adler Guides Global Steel Transformation

Adina Renee Adler
Adina Renee AdlerImage Source: GSCC


Adina Renee Adler assumes the role of Executive Director at the Global Steel Climate Council (GSCC), steering the charge towards competitive, low carbon manufacturing. With a rich background in international trade and circular economy policy, Adina aims to propel the steel industry's greenhouse gas reductions, aligning with a 1.5-degree Celsius scenario by 2050. Her leadership is poised to make GSCC a trailblazer in setting science-based, verified GHG reduction targets and expanding the membership's commitment to decarbonization.


In a significant development, the Global Steel Climate Council (GSCC) has appointed Adina Renee Adler as its new Executive Director. Adina, a seasoned advocate for competitive, low carbon manufacturing, steps into this pivotal role with a robust background in organizational leadership, international trade, and circular economy policy.

In her statement, Adina expressed her dedication to advancing the low carbon steel industry as a cornerstone for green manufacturing. She sees her role at GSCC as an opportunity to collaborate closely with the board, members, and partners to expedite the industry's greenhouse gas reductions, with a specific goal of achieving a 1.5-degree Celsius scenario by 2050.

Adina brings a wealth of experience to her role, having served as Deputy Executive Director at Silverado Policy Accelerator and Vice President of Advocacy at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), a founding member of GSCC. Her career also includes influential roles in international advocacy for Shell Oil Company and Alcoa, coupled with a decade as a trade negotiator and advocate within the U.S. Government.

Gregory Murphy, GSCC Board chair and Nucor’s Executive Vice President of Business Services and General Counsel, expressed confidence in Adina's appointment, emphasizing her respected standing in the international policy community. He highlighted Adina's energy, policy ingenuity, and valuable experience as assets for GSCC's ongoing journey towards industry decarbonization.

In her role as Executive Director, Adina will work collaboratively with GSCC's membership, policymakers, and stakeholders. Her objective is to position GSCC as a pioneering force for carbon reduction through a standard that establishes clear glide paths for science-based, verified greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. Additionally, she aims to expand the GSCC membership, fostering a commitment to decarbonization and ensuring alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement and International Energy Agency targets for steel industry decarbonization.


Adina Renee Adler's appointment as Executive Director marks a crucial phase for the Global Steel Climate Council, symbolizing a strategic move towards competitive, low carbon manufacturing. With her extensive background and commitment to green initiatives, Adina is poised to lead GSCC in setting industry benchmarks for verified GHG reduction targets, contributing significantly to global decarbonization efforts.

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