About

The International Council on Clean Transportation is an independent nonprofit organization founded to provide unbiased research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. Its mission is to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of road, marine, and air transportation, in order to benefit public health and mitigate climate change.

CCAC activities

Workstream | Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Ongoing
Bus fleets provide widely affordable low carbon transportation around the world. But urban buses are powered predominantly by diesel engines, accounting for approximately 25% of the black carbon...
Workstream | Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Ongoing
The overall objective of this workstream is to address the area of ports and marine vessels where there is significant need and opportunity for improved climate and health benefits through major...
Port
Workstream | Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Ongoing
The freight sector— which includes trucks, trains, marine vessels, airplanes, and other modes — provides a vital service delivering foods, goods, and resources. But, the movement of freight also...
Workstream | Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Ongoing
The Global Strategy to Introduce Low Sulfur Fuels and Cleaner Diesel Vehicles – the first global plan to reduce small particulate and black carbon emissions from cars, buses and trucks by over 90% by...
The Global Sulfur Strategy

Resources

2018 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, China Automotive Technology and Research Center Beijing Operations (CATARC Beijing)

Supported by the International Council on Clean Transportation’s (ICCT) experience and freight assessment methodologies, the China Automotive Technology and Research Center Beijing Operations (...

2017 | Guidelines & Tools
, Smart Freight Centre; Global Emissions Logistics Council; Climate and Clean Air Coalition; The International Council on Clean Transportation; SmartWay

This document is meant to provide guidance to the logistics sector for the voluntary measurement and reporting of black carbon emissions. This report provides guidelines for calculating black...

The aim of the Heavy-Duty Diesel Initiative of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition is to virtually eliminate black carbon and fine particulate emissions from the on-road vehicle fleet by 2030. The...

2017 | Guidelines & Tools
, International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT); Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)

This document provides step-by-step guidance for conducting a freight assessment when the ultimate goal is to develop a green freight program. As more countries and regions explore ways to reduce...

Freight assessment blueprint: Practical guide for evaluating freight transportation in support of national green freight programs
2017 | Policies, Plans & Regulations
, Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC); International Council on Cean Transportation (ICCT); UN Environment; C40 Cities

This document is the public statement commitment signed by manufacturers of buses and engines on 27 September, 2017. Manufacturers have committed to:

  • Make soot-free engine
  • ...
Global Industry Partnership on Soot-Free Clean Bus Fleets: Public Commitment Statement
2017 | Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
, John Rogers, Robin Kaenzig and Steven J. Rogers The Sustainable Transport and Emissions Services Company

This Mexico Freight Assessment was conducted in 2017 for the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) by the Sustainable Transport and Emissions Services Company, TSTES SA de CV,...

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