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November 7, 2017
Bonn
Germany

COP23

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
Argentina

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
Leipzig
Germany

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
Bonn
Germany

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
Chile

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
Brussels
Belgium

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
Canada

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
Ashgabat,
Turkmenistan

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
Brussels,
Belgium

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
Marrakesh,
Morocco

Transport Day at COP22

Organizer: Paris Process on Mobility and Climate (PPMC)

November 1, 2016
New York, NY
United States

Future Freight: Defining Progress Post-Paris

BSR’s Future of Fuels will host its latest stakeholder forum to discuss key questions with members PepsiCo, Royal Dutch Shell, The Coca Cola Company, United Parcel Service (UPS), Walmart, and Westport Innovations, as well as other stakeholders. This is an official side event of the BSR Conference 2016.

Organizer: Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

November 1, 2016
New York, NY
United States

BSR Annual Conference

BSR's annual conference, whose them this year is BE BOLD, targets companies, foundations, big thinkers, and creative doers interested in exploring emerging trends and innovative solutions to crucial sustainability questions.

Organizer: Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

October 5, 2016
Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington
New Zealand

A low emission freight sector for New Zealand

The Sustainable Business Council (SBC) and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) invite you to contribute to the design of a low emissions freight sector for NZ.

Organizer: Sustainable Business Council (SBC)

September 12, 2016
Manila
Philippines

ADB Transport Forum

Held every two years, this year's theme will be Sustainable Transport for All — how to make transport available for everyone in Asia and the Pacific and how to make it affordable, accessible, safe and green. After the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, countries need to invest in sustainable transport systems and put in place the right policies, institutions, and technologies and capacities.

Organizer: Asian Development Bank

September 7, 2016Singapore

Green Freight Asia Annual Forum

The Green Freight Asia Annual Forum will facilitate new training modules designed to help the freight industry in Asia effectively lower CO2 emissions and fuel consumption. The "Framework for Logistics Emissions Methodologies," developed by the Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) will also be presented. This year's forum will be held in conjunction with the Supply Chain Asia Forum 2016.

Organizer: Green Freight Asia

August 29, 2016
Busan
South Korea

17th IUAPPA World Clean Air Congress and 9th CAA Better Air Quality Conference

The Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference and the World Clean Air Congress will jointly explore the scientific, technological and policy advances to improve global health and environment. A Green Freight Day will take place on August 29, 2016.

Organizer: Clean Air Asia

July 10, 2016
Shanghai
China

14th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR)

WCTR brings together experts in all aspects of transport research, including freight transport and logistics, traffic management, operations and control, activity and transport demand, transport economics and finance, transport, land-use and sustainability, and transport planning and policy. In particular, freight topics cover logistics and supply chain management, freight transport operations and performance, intermodal freight transport, urban goods movements, freight transport modelling, and humanitarian logistics in disasters.

June 23, 2016
Washington, DC
United States

Launch of the GLEC Framework for Logistics Emissions Methodologies

The Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) is a group of companies, industry associations and programs that want to make carbon accounting work for industry and is backed by leading experts, governments and other stakeholders. 

Organizer: Smart Freight Centre and World Resources Institute

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