Job Vacancy: Research Assistant – Transport Economist (Asia)

Description  The SLOCAT Partnership Secretariat is expected to start a commissioned project to document the transport sector in Asia and is seeking a Research Assistant – Transport Economist who has a strong interest in analysing the economic impacts of policies on the transport sector. The Research Assistant – Transport Economist will have an understanding of …

Infographic on transport, climate change and sustainable development in IsDB member countries

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the SLOCAT Secretariat produced an infographic on sustainable, low carbon transport in IsDB member countries. The infographic summarises the major findings of the two reports “Low-Carbon Transport for Development” and  “Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development“. Please access the infographic on sustainable transport in IsDB member countries here. Supported …

The next generation of urban transportation champions need to put transport into context

Henrik Nolmark, Director, Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Photo by Supriya S on Unsplash We know pretty well what needs to be done, right? Reduce private car driving, promote and improve public transport, infrastructure for walking and cycling, more environment-friendly deliveries, safer and more accessible streets, and so on. We have beautiful design ideas …

SDG Business Forum Breakout Session: Business Driving Zero-Emission Freight Transport

On 23 September, SLOCAT, the TDA, and WBCSD co-hosted a session on Business Driving Zero-Emission Freight Transport, as part of the UN SDG Business Forum. Panelists included Andrea Meza Murillo, Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica; Sita Holtslag, Senior Advisor Sustainable Mobility, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Transport Decarbonisation Alliance); Sophie Punte, Executive Director, Smart Freight Centre, …

Webinar on Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development: Synergies across NDCs and VNRs in IsDB Member Countries

Webinar on Transport, Climate Action and Sustainable Development: Synergies across NDCs and VNRs in IsDB Member Countries

The transport sector has a critical role to play in achieving climate change mitigation targets and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and further alignment is needed between the Paris Agreement on climate change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to realise the full potential of sustainable low-carbon transport in achieving these goals. The Islamic Development …

University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town is an inclusive and engaged research-intensive African university that inspires creativity through outstanding achievements in learning, discovery and citizenship; enhancing the lives of its students and staff, advancing a more equitable and sustainable social order and influencing the global higher education landscape. Contact us Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701, South …

University of Birmingham

Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. We continue this tradition today and have ambitions for a future that will embed our …

SNCF

SNCF group offers a full range of mobility solutions across multiple business lines. Our mission is to make the travel experience simpler. Deliver seamless, sustainable passenger and freight transport. And create the mobility of tomorrow. The climate is in crisis, and we owe it to the planet and to future generations to respond. Our core …

Growing Markets

Growing Markets was created in 2012  with the ambition to assist its clients in translating their objectives into participative projects, engaging events, and compelling communication. To do so, Growing Markets combines methodological skills with sector knowledge and the capacity to link the local and the international sphere. Operating in an emerging market where questions of economic …