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TDA Side Event at Movin’ On: “Ambitious visions of transformational change from countries, cities, and companies”

May 31, 2018, 5:15pm-6:15pm
Plaza Québec, Balcony 16Montreal, Canada

Event website: http://www.tda-mobility.org/tda-movinon-2018/

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“The Transport Decarbonisation Alliance:

Ambitious visions of transformational change from countries, cities, and companies”

31 May 2018

17:15 – 18:15

Plaza Québec, Balcony 16

 Come and join a high-level, in depth discussion of the Transport Decarbonisation Alliance (TDA), a coalition of Countries, Cities/regions and Companies defining front runners’ visions and concrete implementations for the broad expansion of low-carbon transport to accelerate progress toward a net-zero emissions mobility system by 2050.

Following the formal launch of the TDA, at the International Transport Forum Summit, on 24 May 2018, the Movin´On World Summit will provide various opportunities to amplify TDA outreach to the global business community and to expand action on sustainable transport by TDA members.

We invite you to participate in a discussion with TDA members [including the TDA Chairman and Vice Minister for the Environment of Portugal, Alstom, and Michelin] to translate transport ambitions and commitments into (both technology and economically) feasible and rapid actions, and to keep transport emissions on track with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Draft Agenda:

Moderator: Holger Dalkmann, SLoCaT Partnership

Background (20 minutes)

  • Video address from UN Secretary General António Guterres
  • Opening remarks – José Mendes, TDA Chairman and Vice-Minister for the Environment of Portugal
  • Introduction to the TDA – Patrick Oliva, PPMC
  • Company TDA member perspective – Nicolas Beaumont, Michelin
  • UN perspectiv– Martin Frick, UNFCCC

Interactive roundtable discussion (40 minutes)

  • What needs to be done to accelerate action on decarbonising transport within the business community?
  • How can cities, states/provinces and countries help to amplify business actions to scale low carbon transport solutions?
  • What other voices need to be included in the discussion in order to meet Paris Agreement decarbonisation targets?
The Press Release on TDA at the Movin' On can be downloaded here.

For more information, please visit www.tda-mobility.org or contact the TDA Secretariat at tdasecretariat@slocatpartnership.org.

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