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COFRET Final Results Report

The COFRET Final Results Report is now available to download

Agenda announced for COFRET Final Conference

The agenda for the COFRET final conference, which takes place on July 9 in Berlin has been published.

Carbon Footprint Monitoring and Supply Chain Efficiency Webinar - 26 June

Registrations have now opened for a webinar, taking place on 26 June CET looking at Carbon Footprint Monitoring and Supply Chain Efficiency through Collaboration

IATA Recommended Practice RP 1678: CO2 Emissions Measurement Methodology

A new IATA Recommended Practice for airlines to calculate CO2 emissions from freight transport in a manner consistent to the established methodology for passenger transport calculations has been published. For more informtion follow this link: http://www.iata.org/whatwedo/cargo/sustainability/Pages/green.aspx .

International workshop on quantification of CO2 emissions of freight transport - Invitation

International Workshop Agreement on International harmonized method(s) for a coherent quantification of CO2 emissions of freight transport" is intended to be held on 8th July 2014 in Berlin.

Smart Freight Centre Team Complete

Smart Freight Centre has completed the recruitment of its core team to focus on supporting the industry-led Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC), developing at scale emission reductions programmes (with a particular focus on Asia and Latin America) and more general promotion of emissions reduction and efficiency measures in the global freight sector.

Harmonization of CO2 Calculation for Freight Transport - A Progress Report

COFRET organised a workshop held in Washington on January 12th in support of the main TRB conference programme.

The workshop was intended to inform attendees from both the research and industry sectors about progress in assessing and harmonizing the wide variety of existing methods currently being used to calculate the carbon footprint of supply chains covering different freight transport modes and operation types in different international regions around the world and the arrangements proposed to continue to develop an internationally harmonized approach in the future.

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