Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Transport Development:
Eco-effciency in Freight Transportation and Logistics
29-30 March 2010, Bangkok
The secretariat of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) organized an Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Transport Development: Eco-efficiency in Freight Transportation and Logistics at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok on 29-30 March 2010. The meeting was organized as part of a joint project of ESCAP and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) entitled “Eco-efficient and Sustainable Urban Infrastructure in Asia and Latin America”. The project, financed from the United Nations Development Account, seeks to promote the application of eco-efficiency as a key criterion for sustainable infrastructure development and as a basis for expanding infrastructure financing opportunities.
Documents of the meeting:
List of participants
Statements and presentations:
of Mr. Barry Cable, Director, Transport Division
Importance of Eco-efficiency in Sustainable Transport Development by Mr. Abdul Quium, ESCAP
ESCAP Work on Sustainable and Eco-efficient Urban Infrastructure by Mr. Lorenzo Santucci, ESCAP
Review of Good Practices in Urban Freight Transportation by Dr. Wisinee Wisetjindawat, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Urban Logistics by Dr. Narong Pomlaktong, TDRI, and Mr. Pokasarp Poompuang, BJC Logistics Co., Ltd.
Freight and Its impact on Air Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Fuel Consumption in Asia by Mr. Herbert Fabian, CAI-Asia Center
GHG Mitigation Strategies in Logistics Sector of Korea by Ms. Min Yeon-Joo, Korea Transport Institute
City Logistics in the Philippines: Issues, Policies and Future Directions in Intermodal Logistics Network Development by Dr. Hussein Lidasan, University of the Philippines
Review of indicators for eco-efficient and sustainable freight transportation by Mr. Steve Meyrick, GHD Meyrick Pty., Ltd.
Policy guidelines for eco-efficiency and sustainable urban freight transportation by Mr. Steve Meyrick
Review of Good Practices in Urban Freight Transportation by Dr. Wisinee Wisetjindawat
Indicators of eco-efficiency and sustainability for urban freight transport by Mr. Steve Meyrick