Intermodal Europe 2017 - CLECAT Panel on Reducing Carbon Footprint

Intermodal Europe 2017 | 28-30 November | RAI Amsterdam

Intermodal Europe is the world-leading exhibition and conference for companies associated with the container shipping industry. Covering all areas of container transport, logistics and innovation across road, rail and sea, the event provides an invaluable industry forum in Europe that brings together senior decision-making professionals with expert speakers and leading global exhibitors.

As part of Intermodal Europe 2017 CLECAT organised a panel session on 29 November  entitled "Empowering freight forwarders, carriers and shippers to reduce their carbon footprint." CLECAT Director General Nicolette van der Jagt moderated discussions on the benefits of emissions accounting and reporting for logistics companies, which is the subject of the LEARN Project and the GLEC Framework.

Eszter Toth-Weedon, Smart Freight Centre
How the GLEC Framework will drive business logistics decisions
Aidan Flanagan, CLECAT
Empowering business to reduce their carbon footprint – the LEARN project
Rob Zuidwijk, professor of Ports in Global Networks at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Green logistics strategies developed by the SELIS project
Anne Dubost, Heineken; Leon Simons, Connekt; Colin Smith (tbc), Energy Saving Trust
Logistics emission accounting and reduction: Experiences and expectations from industry. - Panel discussion
Anne Dubost, Global Lead Logistics & Sustainability from Heineken, Leon Simons, project manager of Connekt and Colin Smith, certification manager at Energy Savings Trust covered the challenges for companies with global logistics chains to measure and reduce their emissions, the data which is required in order to do so, and how testing work so far in the LEARN project has examined these questions.

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LEARN Project Summary

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