News & Articles



SFC Validation launch

Amsterdam, 4 March 2021 - Companies can now validate their logistics emission calculation and reporting with Smart Freight Centre

Leadership stories


IKEA has released its sustainability strategy entitled “People & Planet Positive”, and is using it to drive innovation as well as transform its business, steer investment, and open up new opportunities. Its en...

Leadership stories


In 2020, the Belgian telecommunications provider Proximus reinforced its sustainability strategy with ambitious aims for 2030: making a net positive contribution to the climate, being a truly circular company a...

Leadership stories


The heart of Henkel’s sustainability strategy is to create more value for customers and consumers, for the communities it operates in, and for the company – while reducing the environmental footprint at the sam...


Decarbonization study: a call to focus on SME road frei...

Amsterdam, 28 January 2021 - A new study from Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and the Center for Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains (CSLS) at Kühne Logistics University (KLU) highlights the crucial role that s...


What can major corporations teach us about green freigh...

Amsterdam, 26 January 2021 - By Sophie Punte, Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre


Climate change. Why bother?

Amsterdam, 15 December 2020 - By Bonne Goedhart, Business Development Manager, Smart Freight Centre. Why multinational companies should care about their outsourced logistics supply chain emissions.

Case studies

Implementing the GLEC Framework at Kemira

Finnish chemical company Kemira implemented the GLEC Framework as a methodology to determine its outbound logistics emissions in just six months. The key to its success was taking a systematic yet pragmatic app...


Coping with the COP (don't COP out!)

Amsterdam, 3 December 2020 - By Sophie Punte, Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre