Companies unite to advance truck electrification in India and signal demand for at least 7700 electric freight vehicles by 2030
Jul 20, 2023
Goa, India, 20 July 2023: Today, at a G20 and Clean Energy Ministerial side event in Goa, prominent manufacturing companies and logistics service providers jointly expressed an ambitious demand for 7700 electric freight vehicles by 2030. This was announced during NITI Aayog’s e-FAST (Electric Freight Accelerator for Sustainable Transport) initiative’s event, to advance the electrification of the truck market in India.
Driving decarbonization in shipping: Smart Freight Centre and ECG publish the first ever methodology harmonizing emissions accounting in the Ro-Ro segment
Jul 17, 2023
Smart Freight Centre and ECG issue the first harmonized methodology, in line with ISO 14083, to calculate Ro-Ro GHG emissions. The methodology is the result of a project where Ro-Ro operators co-operated for 6 months led by Smart Freight Centre. This is part of a wider multimodal project to harmonize emissions accounting from automotive supply chains led by ECG and VDA.
Smart Freight Centre ready to accelerate the decarbonization of the freight and logistics industry in India
Jul 11, 2023
Delhi, 11 July 2023 - With the official launch of the Smart Freight Centre (SFC) India office, SFC will take concrete steps towards emissions reduction in one of the world’s largest freight markets. This adds to a portfolio of global programs for ocean freight, road freight and airfreight, plus regional office SFC China.
Leading global companies advocate for higher CO2 standards for trucks in the European Union
Jun 26, 2023
Amsterdam, 26 June 2023 – A letter proposing stricter CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles has been signed by 41 companies, including Nike, PepsiCo and Heineken to urge EU lawmakers to make draft targets more ambitious to drive the uptake of zero-emission trucks.
New Accounting Framework to Address Barriers to Transport Decarbonization
Jun 23, 2023
Amsterdam, 21 June 2023 – With publication of the new Voluntary Market Based Measures Framework for Logistics Emissions Accounting and Reporting, Smart Freight Centre (SFC) provides the latest in a series of tools to accelerate heavy transport decarbonization.
Book and Claim Community launches to accelerate climate solutions for heavy transport decarbonization
Jun 21, 2023
Amsterdam, 2 June, 2023 - Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and clean energy nonprofit RMI are pleased to announce the launch of a Book and Claim Community, bringing together transport sector leaders and global organizations who wish to foster structured and effective book and claim chain of custody solutions to support heavy transport decarbonization.
Smart Freight Centre ready to decarbonize the air transport industry with newest program Clean Air Transport
Jun 21, 2023
Amsterdam, 23 May, 2023 - With the launch of its newest program, Clean Air Transport, Smart Freight Centre (SFC) will set a solid foot on the ground to help decarbonize the air transport industry. This adds to a portfolio of global programs for ocean freight, road freight and regional programs in China and India.
New ISO 14083 standard: a globally recognized methodology to calculate GHG emissions
Jun 21, 2023
Amsterdam, 10 May, 2023 - Smart Freight Centre’s GLEC Framework 2.0 has provided the principles upon which the new ISO 14083 standard for calculating GHG emissions is based.
Smart Freight Centre and the Science Based Targets initiative join forces to further drive transport sector decarbonization
Jun 21, 2023
Amsterdam, 25 April, 2023 - Smart Freight Centre (SFC) and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) have formed a technical collaboration to further build on the platform they have developed to accelerate the decarbonization of the transport sector. The entities will collaborate to standardize greenhouse gas accounting, conventions and high-level principles to set global 1.5°C-aligned pathways for the transport industry.