Video: Driving Toward Green Freight in the GMS

This video introduces how green freight approaches can provide environmental and economic win-wins for the transport sector in the GMS.


Publish Date: 12th February 2018

Last Updated: 12th February 2018


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The 2013 Asia Low Emissions Development Strategies Forum

30 September to 4 October 2013
Event

The Asia Low Emissions Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum aims to facilitate regional coordination; share tools, models, approaches, and best practices; and increase capacity and readiness of practitioners to lead and implement LEDS and green growth initiatives. Policymakers, donors, practitioners, and other experts involved in developing low-emission strategies in Asia will attend the annual event.

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GMS Green Freight Initiative (2013 onwards)

12th September 2013
Activity

The freight and logistics sector in the GMS plays a pivotal role in supporting the expansion of trade, and in turn, economic growth. A 2010 Core Environment Program study of the GMS East-West Economic Corridor – connecting Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam - found that promoting green freight through improved logistics management and fuel efficiency measures could reduce GHG emissions and lower freight company fuel costs.

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