Sustainable transport can save trillions, @UN expert panel reports

Expert panel finds that greener, more efficient and sustainable transport can save trillions and help achieve Sustainable Development Goals Information By on 28 Oct 2016 More information 28 Oct 2016 - New York, 28 October Greater investment in greener, more sustainable transport systems is essential for propelling the economic and social development that is essential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, according to an expert panel report delivered to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today. Finding that global, national and local transport systems are hobbled by inefficiencies and a lack of sustainable investments, the expert panel issued a report entitled Mobilizing Sustainable Transport for Development, which provides 10 recommendations on how governments, businesses and civil society should re-direct resources in the transport sector to advance sustainable d...

Full article: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?page=view&nr=1118&...

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