• Green Freight Meetings in San diego: Global Logistics Emissions Council and INTERNATIONAL GREEN FREIGHT PROGRAM

    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... >

  • 5th International Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight

    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... >

  • Get up to date with Smart Freight in Shanghai

    Get up to date with Smart Freight and connect other multinational companies and supply chain partners at the Green Freight Leaders’ Society Forum on 12th July, in Shanghai. Read on to find out more about the expert speakers, topics on the agenda and how you can join in, together with stakehold... >

  • Business taking charge of Green Logistics in Brazil

    4 July 2018 |  São Paolo, Brazil The Brazilian Green Logistics Program (PLVB) was founded in 2016 after two workshops hosted by Smart Freight Centre with businesses operating in Brazil. Two years later, PLVB launched its manual to guide companies with the selection and implementation of... >

  • 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... >


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