COP26 News Roundup: Transport Stories
Decarbonize freight: Supply chain and transport industry statement
WEF Supply Chain and Transport CEO community, including Allcargo Logistics, DHL, DSV and Flexport, commit to support poling of green demand to enable the carbon neutral future.
Countries at COP26 launch plan for net-zero shipping lanes
19 countries, including the UK, USA and Germany, commit to creating zero emissions shipping trade routes to accelerate the decarbonization of the maritime transport industry.
IRENA and World Economic Forum Launch Green Hydrogen Toolbox at COP26
The toolbox aims to help accelerate the deployment of green hydrogen technologies, especially for energy-hungry industries like aviation, international shipping and heavy industry.
First Movers Coalition is tackling the climate crisis
WEF partnered with the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and over 30 companies, including Maersk and Amazon, to invest in green tech to make it available at scale by 2030. Targeted sectors include aviation and shipping.
COP26 Climate Event Highlights Cargo Airlines’ Shift to SAF
A group of aviation and logistics businesses announced commitments to curb their carbon emissions with concrete actions:
- Airlines, including Amazon Air, JetBlue, United, joined the Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance (SABA) to drive investment in SAF
- DHL is partnering with Neste on SAF in the UK
- Kuehne + Nagel, the world’s largest freight forwarder, will offer customers an option to purchase SAF
- TIACA released a sustainability roadmap for air cargo with concrete actions for sustainable development and climate change