23 September 2022

Businesses and Industries for Circular Economy, Local Value Creation and Short and Resilient Logistic Chains in Africa

by Charlène Kouassi, Director, Movin’On LAB Africa (African Mobilities Observatory OMA) Movin’On LAB Africa Mobility startup map (2021 version) For more than a decade, the private sector has been disrupting mobility systems in African cities. In every sector of mobility, …

Actions to reduce emissions and boost the resilience of freight transport and global supply chains
7 July 2022

Actions to reduce emissions and boost the resilience of freight transport and global supply chains

Freight transport accounted for around 40% of global transport emissions in 2019 and freight emissions are projected to nearly triple between 2015 and 2050. In order to meet Paris Agreement targets and keep the rise in average global temperature below …

Collaboration is a delicate yet crucial enabler of freight decarbonization
27 June 2022

Collaboration is a delicate yet crucial enabler of freight decarbonization

by Eszter Tóth-Weedon, Director Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance, led by Smart Freight Centre Nobody wants to reinvent the wheel and it is likely that everyone prefers to learn from the mistakes of others. Freight decarbonization is an area where duplication …

SLOCAT Key Transformations for Sustainable, Low Carbon Land Transport
1 November 2021

SLOCAT Key Transformations for Sustainable, Low Carbon Land Transport

In order to reach the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement and provide equitable access to transport and mobility for all, the urgent transformation of transport is necessary. This SLOCAT messaging framework articulates the 11 key transformations necessary to enable …