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Green Freight and Logistics in Asia: Delivering the Goods, Protecting the Environment: Workshop Proceedings

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dc.date.accessioned2015-03-18T12:24:59Z
dc.date.available2015-03-18T12:24:59Z
dc.date.issued2014-06-30
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/2915
dc.description.abstractFreight and logistics are growing quickly along with economic development in Asia and the Pacific, but the region faces challenges in ensuring that goods move in an efficient, low emissions and low-impact fashion. This largest-ever workshop on Green Freight and Logistics in Asia, co-organized by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) from 25-27 June, 2014 in Singapore, was held to promote peer learning and exchange among key stakeholders active in freight and logistics. Specifically, the workshop was designed to (i) foster discussion on the potential and benefits of green freight policies in the region; (ii) identify opportunities that can be developed into actions and projects; (iii) shape a broad work plan for national activities; and (iv) identify training needs according to select target groups (thus establishing a knowledge base in support of green freight and logistics programs in the region). The workshop was successfully delivered over the three days with over 100 participants representing 17 countries and 30 organizations, including 12 ADB staff from various regional departments. Through a participative training approach, participants identified 58 concrete measures for Asia’s freight transport sector for saving costs, energy and emissions. Concrete project ideas for green freight and logistics were also developed for 13 countries that the ADB, GIZ and other development partners may pursue in the future.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
dc.titleGreen Freight and Logistics in Asia: Delivering the Goods, Protecting the Environment: Workshop Proceedings
dc.typeInstitutional Materials
dc.subject.expertWork Environment
dc.subject.expertUrban Environment
dc.subject.expertSocial Environment
dc.subject.expertRegulatory Environments
dc.subject.expertMarine Environment
dc.subject.expertInternational Environmental Relations
dc.subject.expertInstitutional Environment Assessment
dc.subject.expertGlobal Environment
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Sustainability
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Strategy
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Services
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Resources
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Management and Planning
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Issues
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Guidelines
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Effects
dc.subject.expertEnvironment and Pollution Prevention
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Control
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Technology
dc.subject.adbLand Development
dc.subject.adbForestry Development
dc.subject.adbFishery Development
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Statistics
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Planning
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Management
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Education
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Capacity
dc.subject.adbPollution Control
dc.subject.adbNature Protection
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Conservation
dc.subject.naturalAir quality indexes
dc.subject.naturalEcological risk assessment
dc.subject.naturalEnvironmental impact evaluation
dc.subject.naturalAnalysis of environmental impact
dc.subject.naturalEnvironmental toxicology
dc.subject.naturalHealth risk assessment
dc.subject.naturalRain and rainfall
dc.subject.naturalAcid precipitation
dc.subject.naturalOzone-depleting substance mitigation
dc.subject.naturalGreenhouse gas mitigation
dc.subject.naturalPrevention of pollution
dc.subject.naturalAir quality
dc.subject.naturalAir quality management
dc.subject.naturalPollution
dc.subject.naturalTransportation
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.themeEnvironment
oar.themeTrade
oar.themeEnergy
oar.adminregionAsia and the Pacific Region
oar.countryBangladesh
oar.countryBhutan
oar.countryIndia
oar.countryMaldives
oar.countryNepal
oar.countrySri Lanka
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryCambodia
oar.countryIndonesia
oar.countryLao People's Democratic
oar.countryMalaysia
oar.countryMyanmar
oar.countryPhilippines
oar.countrySingapore
oar.countryThailand
oar.countryViet Nam
oar.countryCook Islands
oar.countryFiji Islands
oar.countryKiribati
oar.countryMarshall Islands
oar.countryFederated States of Micronesia
oar.countryNauru
oar.countryPalau
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.countrySamoa
oar.countrySolomon Islands
oar.countryTimor-Leste
oar.countryTonga
oar.countryTuvalu
oar.countryVanuatu
oar.countryAfghanistan
oar.countryArmenia
oar.countryAzerbaijan
oar.countryGeorgia
oar.countryKazakhstan
oar.countryKyrgyz Republic
oar.countryPakistan
oar.countryTajikistan
oar.countryTurkmenistan
oar.countryUzbekistan
oar.countryPeople's Republic of China
oar.countryHong Kong
oar.countryChina
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
oar.identifierOAR-003028
oar.authorAsian Development Bank
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