December 4, 2018
Brussels44Center, Passage 44, Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 44
1000 Brussels

On the way to zero-emission heavy-duty transport in Europe: Technological opportunities and need for action

This event offers a high-level discussion on how European countries are working to shift to zero-emission heavy-duty transport.

December 3, 2018

24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24)

November 15, 2018
Kuching Sarawak

Green Freight and Urban Logistics at Better Air Quality Conference

October 16, 2018
Oakland, CA
United States

VERGE Transport 2018

The VERGE Transport conference brings together vehicle manufacturers, government and policy makers, transportation service suppliers, energy producers and infrastructure providers to explore the emerging technologies and partnerships that will enable a clean, efficient transportation system accessible to all.

October 3, 2018
16399 W Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA
United States

International Green Freight Workshop

Ample Green Freight programs and initiatives exist around the world to support industry to optimize energy efficiency and minimize costs and emissions of their logistics supply chains. A challenge for many companies is to decide what initiatives and join, while others would like to see successful initiative expanded and replicated worldwide.

October 2, 2018
16399 W Bernardo Drive
San Diego, CA
United States

Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) meeting

Smart Freight Centre is hosting the third annual US meeting of the Global Logistics Emissions Council on October 2nd. Open to both members and non-members, this one-day meeting will share the practical experience from companies using the GLEC Framework to track greenhouse gas emissions from rail, road, air and sea transport both in direct operations and in the supply chain.

March 18, 2018
16 rue Jean Rey
International Union of Railways (UIC) Headquarters - Room 303

Global Climate Action Agenda (GCAA) - Transport Initiatives Meeting

Inspired by the call to action by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in September 2014 and followed up by the Lima Paris Action Agenda (LPAA), 15 transport initiatives developed by non-state actors in the transport sector were showcased during COP21. These initiatives covering passenger and freight transportation aim at fostering action towards reducing the sector's climate and health impacts. In 2017, six new transport initiatives were formed and added to GCAA.

November 15, 2017
Guizhou Hotel
No. 18 West Minghua Rd., Heping West Bridge

China’s International Workshop on Green Freight Technology Assessment

On November 15-16, 2017, the ICCT co-organized the International Workshop on Green Freight Technology Assessment with Research Institute of Highway, Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and other NGOs. The workshop was hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and US EPA, intending to provide an in-depth overview of US EPA’s SmartWay and green technology verification program.

November 7, 2017


The 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), presided by the Government of Fiji, takes place in Bonn, Germany from November 6–17, 2017. COP23 will be essential for both negotiations and a pathway forward on how to implement the Paris Agreement.

October 24, 2017
Huntington Beach, CA
United States

BSR Annual Conference

This year’s Conference theme—BE BOLD—is a rallying cry for businesses addressing the toughest issues of our time. The challenges of building a sustainable future are immense, and will require collaborative, innovative thinking from all sectors of society.

Organizer: Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

June 26, 2017
Buenos Aires

Latin America Green Freight Workshop

A three-day workshop bringing together government, industry and civil society to explore opportunities for green freight program development in Latin America, foster alignment and collaboration among national programs in the region, enhance logistics energy efficiency, and reduce costs. This is an invitation-only event.

May 31, 2017

International Transport Forum Summit 2017

Since 2008, the Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum brings together ministers from around the world to share policy perspectives with CEOs, heads of international organisations, thought leaders from civil society and academia, and media. This conference addresses strategic and topical issues across all transport modes where participants can engage in the debate through a variety of session formats.

Organizer: ITF

May 8, 2017

UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Conference

The forty-sixth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 46) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 46) as well as the third part of the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1-3).

Organizer: UNFCCC

April 25, 2017
Santiago Metropolitana de Santiago

20th CCAC Working Group & Science-Policy Dialogue

The Science-Policy Dialogue will focus on metrics for black carbon and other pollutants, black carbon inventories, and how to include short-lived climate pollutants in the NDCs.

Organizer: Ministry of Environment of Chile, Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)

April 6, 2017

How to expand green freight programs across Europe and promote collaboration between them

The event brings together governments, industry and civil society to explore how to expand green freight programs across Europe and promote collaboration between them. Green Freight Programs supplement policies and empower industry to take practical actions that make the global freight sector more efficient and environmentally sustainable. The CCAC Global Green Freight Action Plan supports this by aligning and replicating green freight programs worldwide and integrating black carbon and air pollutants alongside CO2 emissions.

March 16, 2017
Ottawa, ON

CCAC Scientific Advisory Panel Expert Workshop on Near Term Metrics for Accounting and Reporting in Black Carbon and Methane Interventions

The ultimate goal of the workshop is to come to a scientifically credible consensus on how to quantify the near-term impacts and multiple benefits of methane and black carbon emission abatement interventions, taking into consideration the climate, health, agricultural, economics and other development perspectives. The workshop would also provide guidance on emissions inventory development and reporting on emissions reduction actions within and outside the Coalition, especially for black carbon.

January 9, 2017
Washington, DC
United States

2017 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

One of the largest transportation conferences in the world, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will focus on the spotlight theme: Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change. The conference covers all transportation modes, including many sessions and meetings on freight and environment.

Organizer: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

November 26, 2016

UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference

The Conference will emphasize the integrated and cross-cutting nature of sustainable transport. All modes of transport—road, rail, aviation and maritime—will be addressed as well as transport both in urban and rural areas, energy and transport, public transport, countries in special situations, road safety, and financing for sustainable transport.

Organizer: United Nations

November 15, 2016

European Launch of the GLEC Framework

The Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC), led by the Smart Freight Centre, welcomes you to the European launch of the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions Methodologies on 15 November in Brussels. The event will also mark the start of the European Commission funded project Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reduction (LEARN) that will drive companies adopting the GLEC Framework with the support from a global multi-stakeholder network. Register here

November 13, 2016

Transport Day at COP22

Organizer: Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPMC)

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