SFC at COP23!

The world is meeting for the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). While COP21 in Paris was an important moment for governments, COP23 in Bonn expected to focus more on business. SFC will be attending a number of events as a moderator or panelist - a full list of our activities is below. Please join us!


FRIDAY, 10 November
09:00 – 15:45:  GIZ Bonn, Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36, 53113 Bonn
FROM AMBITION TO ACTION: DECARBONISING TRANSPORT IN GERMANY AND ABROAD
Sophie Punte representing Global Green Freight at the lunch session Read more

15:30 -  16:30: Cities & Regions Pavilion 2017, Bonn Zone, COP23, Bonn
MITIGATING TRANSPORT EMISSIONS THROUGH ECOMOBILITY AND ECOLOGISTICS
Sophie Punte giving a presentation about “Low carbon urban freight” Read more

19:00 – 22:00: DHL Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn
CLEAN MOBILITY RECEPTION
Paris Process on Mobility and climate (PPMC) Read more

SATURDAY, 11 November
11:30- 12:45: Room 6, Bonn Zone, UNFCCC
SUSTAINABLE FREIGHT FOR A LOW CARBON SYSTEM
The event will cover road and rail freight and address the topics of modal shift and the importance of intermodality. Sophie Punte joining a panel discussion and presenting about the Global Green Freight Action Plan Read more

12:00-13:30: Brussels Room, EU Pavilion, Area A1 of the Bonn zone, Bonn
ROAD TO ZERO – TRANSITION TO CLEAN AND ELECTRIC TRANSPORTATION
Eszter Toth-Weedon moderating the freight panel discussion and Suzanne Greene of SFC and MIT is panellist. The session will explore how the EU and national governments can support business to make their logistics supply chains more efficient and environmentally sustainable. Read more

SUNDAY, 12 November
13:45 – 14:45: Room 12, Bonn zone, Rheinauen Park, Bonn
MORE FREIGHT BUT LOWER EMISSIONS: TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE?
This session will explore disruptive technologies that are being used by companies to reduce GHG emissions from their logistics operations. Eszter Toth-Weedon will be panelist and will speak on emissions measurement using the GLEC Framework. Read more

MONDAY, 13 November
10:00 – 18:00: On the board of MS RheinFantasie, moored close to the main conference centre for UNFCCC
AMBITION 1.5C: GLOBAL SHIPPING’S ACTION PLAN
At 13:25 Suzanne Greene from SFC/MIT joining the “Enablers” panel discussion. The panel discussion will focus on what the enablers are and could be for the shipping sector, what can the shipping sector learn from success in other sectors and how can we demonstrate a leadership position? Read more

12:30-18:30: DHL Post Tower, Charles-de-Gaulle-Straße 20, 53113 Bonn
IMPLEMENTING THE PARIS AGREEMENT – WHAT BUSINESS CAN DO TO MEET THE The event will address the role of innovations to combat climate change, challenges of fostering climate friendly investments and the implementation of carbon neutrality from a business perspective. Read more

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