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    Join us at HP Inc in San Diego for two events on October 2-3, 2018! Guests are welcome to attend one or both meetings. Global Logistics Emissions Council meeting – Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Smart Freight Centre is hosting the third annual US meeting of the Global Logistics Emissio... >

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    29-30 November 2018 | Cambridge, UK The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight each year holds a workshop that brings together multi-disciplinary teams of researchers and industry leaders to shape the research agenda and improve road freight efficiency and reduce its environmental impact.  This ... >

  • 15th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology

    2-5 October 2018 | Rotterdam, Netherlands The 15th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Transport Technology (HVTT15) supports the development of a safe, sustainable, efficient and productive road freight transport. The event offers a worldwide platform for researchers, policy makers, regu... >

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  • Business taking charge of Green Logistics in Brazil

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  • Decarbonizing Road Freight

    28-29 June 2018 | Paris, France This event was part of the ongoing Road Freight sectorial stream of work that is integrated in the wider ITF Decarbonising Transport (DT) project. A report will summarise the discussions and gather the recommendations of the workshop. The conclusions of the workshop ... >

  • Clean Cargo Working Group

    The Clean Cargo Working Group, led by BSR, is a leading global carrier-shipper initiative dedicated to environmental performance improvement in marine container transport through measurement, evaluation, and reporting. CCWG is a member of the GLEC and for this reason members were given an update on ... >

  • International Transport Forum Summit

    Umberto de Pretto, IRU Secretary General, spoke at the session ‘Decarbonising Transport: Towards a catalogue of effective measures’,  “Don’t reinvent the wheel!” he said when commenting on the need to share information. Governments need evidence from researchers, ... >

  • The Commercial Vehicle Show 2018

    Truck and van operators from all over the United Kingdom gathered at the CV Show 2018 in Birmingham to look at the newest technologies and latest innovation for trucks and vans. The three-day event attracts close to 21,000 business visitors each year and is the central location for operators to mee... >

  • Transport Research Arena 2018

    Digitisation, Automatisation and Decarbonisation are major trends that will drastically change the way we live, work and use mobility and transport in the future. Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport”, the Transport Research Arena 2018 (TRA 2018) was held on 16-19th April in... >

  • Automotive Leaders Summit Europe

    Connection & Collaboration are key to our changing automotive landscape Thought leaders from OEMs, suppliers and logistics providers gather to discuss supply chain challenges and to share exciting new strategies to the big challenges facing Europe, the UK and the global market as a whole. The c... >

  • Zero Emissions Logistics for 2050

    It has been almost a year since the first LEARN International Workshop. A lot has happened in the area of emissions calculation and reduction. To keep the discussion and your input active, we are proud to partner with the ALICE platform on logistics in a workshop on this topic.  ... >

  • EC Road Freight Seminar

    Scaling efforts to reduce emissions from road freight and the role of government Seminar, 14 February 2018, Brussels Businesses recognize that more efficient freight goes hand in hand with greater competitiveness and sustainability. They can lead in emissions accounting and reduction efforts but s... >

  • Bangkok workshop on the GLEC Framework

    Accounting for Climate Pollutants from the Transport of Freight 29 March 2018 | 10:00 - 16:00 | S31 Hotel, 545 Sukhumvit, BangkokThis event is free of charge; lunch and snacks are included. Bangkok workshop on the GLEC Framework  for Logistics Emissions MethodologiesAccounting for Cli... >

  • Chocoa Conference 2018

    Chocoa Conference 2018 | 23 February 2018 | Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam The 2018 Chocoa Conference, titled Sustainabilty beyond cocoa production, focused on sustainability efforts beyond cocoa production. How can sustainability on the rest of the supply chain, such as the transport and t... >

  • The weight of the freight - GLEC Webinar with SPLC and WWF

    How to account for climate pollutants from freight transport  On 15 February the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) is hosting a public webinar to show how carbon emissions as a metric can be used in their decision-making process with the help of the GLEC Framework. The... >

  • SFC at COP23!

    The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was held from November 6-17, 2017 in Bonn.  According to WBCSD this COP helped shine a light on important aspects of climate resilience and adaptation that have not been as visible at pr... >

  • Road to Zero Emissions - Electric, Efficient and Clean Transport

    Bonn, Saturday 11 November 2017 | 12:00-13:30EU Programme of Side EventsBrussels Conference Room, EU Pavilion, Area A1 of the Bonn zone Natuur & Milieu on behalf of the Cleaner Car Contracts and Smart Freight Centre on behalf of the Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) and the EU project... >

  • Climate Week New York - Global Logistics Emissions Council Meeting

    The Empire State Building went green to mark New York City Climate Week, an event that gathered global leaders committed to delivering the Paris Agreement.  It was the perfect place for a Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) meeting. Hosted by UPS on September 21st, the GLEC meeting broug... >

  • SFC, IEA and European Commission at ‘The Future of Road Freight Transport’

    Road freight generates two-thirds of freight and 7% of global energy-related CO2 emissions. Reducing oil demand and emissions to a level compatible with the climate goals of the COP21 Paris Agreement will require greatly improving the efficiency of road freight vehicles and, more broadly, of the fre... >

  • Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative

    SFC co-hosted the Low Carbon Freight session of the 7th global meeting of Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) of World Business Council of Sustainable Development.  The event was held on 19-20 June in Brussels, during the Sustainable Energy Week LCTPi i... >

  • Europe Workshop on Green Freight Programs

    How to expand green freight programs across Europe and promote collaboration between them 6 and 7 April 2017 | Brussels | Hotel Leopold | Rue du Luxembourg 35 The Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) in partnership with Smart Freight Centre (SFC) organized a two-day Europe Wor... >

  • Smart Trucks Platform Panel meeting

    Fundamental changes are required in the ways goods are transported and in the vehicles and energy sources we use to come close to 1.5-2˚ C scenario agreed under the Paris Climate Agreement. The solutions to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions from road freight transport are known. First, w... >

  • LEARN International Workshop

    Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reduction Network project - International Workshop Tuesday 4 April 2017 (12:00-17:00) & Wednesday 5 April 2017 (9:00 – 17:00)Hosted by the European Commission | Place Madou 1, Brussels   Empowering business to reduce their carbon footpr... >

  • European launch of the GLEC Framework

    The first universal way of calculating logistics emissions 15 November 2016, 10:30 - 13:30, Stanhope Hotel, Brussels        European Launch of the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions MethodologiesThe first universal way of calculating logistics emissions  15 Nov... >

  • A low emission freight sector for New Zealand

    The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) and the Sustainable Business Council (SBC) organized 3 events in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch to talk about the design of a low emissions freight sector for NZ.  We all have a role to play to enable reduced emissions, increa... >

  • Asia launch of the GLEC Framework

    The first universal way of calculating logistics emissions 7 September 2016, 13:30 - 15:30, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, SingaporeDownload the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions Methodologies      Asia Launch of the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emi... >

  • Launch of the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions Methodologies

    The first universal way of calculating logistics emissions 23 June 2016, WRI Offices, Washington D.C.         Launch of the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions MethodologiesThe first universal way of calculating logistics emissions  23 June 2016 I  WRI... >

  • ITF Side Event: Business and Government for Smarter Freight

    The need for business and government collaboration on smarter freight 20 May, 2016 | 09:00-10:30 CET | Leipzig, Germany Summary of the Side Event to the International Transport Forum (ITF) Annual Summit: “Business and Government for Smarter Freight” Leipzig, Friday 20 May 2016 |... >

  • Smart Freight Leadership Roundtable 2016

    Driving Corporate Leadership for Smart Freight and Logistics 12 May, 2016 | BSR Office, 85 Boulevard Haussmann | Paris, France Roundtable Objectives BSR and Smart Freight Centre (SFC) organized a one-day roundtable with 12 leading corporations to discuss their role in leading the way to climate... >

  • Global Logistics Emissions Council Asia Consultation Event

    Imagine…  One universal and transparent way of calculating freight emissions across the global multi-modal supply chain that is used by companies to compare and select more fuel efficient modes and carriers and identify ways to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Friday 6 Novembe... >

  • Global Logistics Emissions Council EU Consultation Event

    Imagine…  One universal and transparent way of calculating freight emissions across the global multi-modal supply chain that is used by companies to compare and select more fuel efficient modes and carriers and identify ways to increase efficiency and reduce costs. 28 October 2015 ... >

  • Smart Freight Brazil Workshop

    Ten leading shippers and logistics service providers came together at an SFC facilitated workshop "Smart Freight Brazil." These companies worked together to articulate what motivates them to work towards green freight, what a green freight program in Brazil could look like, and the role that shipper... >

  • Green Trucks China Pilot Kickoff Workshop

    Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and  Beijing Transport Energy Environment Centre (BTEC) launched a pilot project kick-off workshop on Wednesday 08 July 2015 in Beijing. The event aimed to agree on the pilot work plan, the data collection methods, and the verification arrangements... >

  • Smart Freight Leadership 2015

    How Can We Make The Freight Sector More Climate-Resilient and Competitive? A part of the BSR Spring Forum series on climate26 May, 2015, Pentahotel, Leipzig Germany Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and BSR organized a one-day round table, Smart Freight Leadership,... >

  • Smart Freight Latin America Roundtable

    SFC exploring the next frontier for Smart Freight in Latin America Smart Freight Centre and the Brazil National Confederation (CNT) brought together key experts and industry to explore opportunities on smart freight in Latin America on September 9 and 10 in Sao Paolo, Brazil.The first ste... >

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