WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat) of the Netherlands is committed to improving quality of life, access and mobility in a clean, safe and sustainable environment. The Ministry strives to create an efficient network of roads, railways, waterways and airways, effective water management to protect against flooding, and improved air and water quality.

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

C40 is a network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change. C40 supports cities to collaborate effectively, share knowledge and drive meaningful, measurable and sustainable action on climate change.

Cities are where the future happens first. The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group connects more than 90 of the world’s greatest cities, representing over 650 million people and one quarter of the global economy.

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

UNIDO and its mandate

UNIDO is a specialized agency of the United Nations, mandated to promote inclusive and sustainable industrial development among its member states.  Recognizing the importance of sustainable transport as an industry and as a prime-mover for industrial development, UNIDO endeavors to contribute to the UN Secretary General’s call for action in this field.

UNIDO’s Initiatives

World Cycling Alliance (WCA)

The World Cycling Alliance (WCA) is initiative from the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) to build a global network of non-governmental organizations with a substantial interest in promoting cycling as a sustainable mode of transport. The main objective of the network is not only to advocate for cycling within international institutions – such as UN, OECD/ITF, World Bank- but also to promote and support the exchange of knowledge, expertise and co-operation of cycling associations and organizations worldwide.

Ricardo Energy & Environment

Ricardo Energy & Environment is a global sustainability consultancy. We provide strategic advice to governments, businesses and public bodies all over the world to help them solve the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Our expertise covers climate change, energy, air quality, resource efficiency, waste management and sustainable transport.

Grütter Consulting

Grütter consulting was founded 1996 and has dedicated itself primarily to relating carbon finance with transport. Its founder Jürg M. Grütter works in this area since 1992 and had formerly directed greenhouse gas abatement projects in the transport, industrial and energy sector on behalf of Swiss government. Grütter consulting is a private stock company with headquarters in Switzerland and branch or partner offices in China, India, Korea, Lao PDR, Vietnam, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.

ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI is the world’s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development.

We are a powerful movement of 12 mega-cities, 100 super-cities and urban regions, 450 large cities as well as 450 medium-sized cities and towns in 86 countries. 

We promote local action for global sustainability and support cities to become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse, low-carbon; to build a smart infrastructure; and to develop an inclusive, green urban economy with the ultimate aim to achieve healthy and happy communities.

YOURS – Youth for Road Safety

YOURS – Youth for Road Safety is a global youth-led, not for profit and non-governmental organization that operates to make the world’s roads safer for young people. Globally road traffic crashes are the single biggest killer of young people aged 15-29, making it one of the most pressing public health concerns facing young people in a modern age. YOURS was born out of the First World Youth Assembly for Road Safety in 2007 that was organized by the World Health Organization.