CHANGING BUSINESS MODELS: FIA REGION IV ORGANISES “SEMINAR ON SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY” IN THE GALAPAGOS
Led by FIA Region IV with the support of the Automóvil Club del Ecuador ANETA the “Seminar on Sustainable Mobility” was organised in the Galapagos and looked at new business models that are more respectful of the environment and that can help to reduce the mobility carbon footprint.
The “Sustainable Mobility Seminar” gathered Mobility Members from Latin America and highlighted possible measures to be adopted to reduce the impact on climate change and carbon footprint of transportation today, both taking into consideration individual cars or motorcycles and public transportation. The consultant, Jaime Ruiz, from Cities Forum, guided the seminar by explaining general concepts and presented evidence-based measures, leading public policies, and international agreements that could mitigate climate change.
Throughout the three days of the seminar, topics such as management of vehicle fleets and carbon footprint to reduce energy consumption and to generate economic savings were discussed. In addition, sustainable mobility was also analysed through the prism of the international and regional context and of the UN 2030 Agenda. Some case studies with promising results were shared and discussions touched upon the business models that the Clubs can develop and promote both with governments and the private sector to highlight opportunities offered by sustainable mobility and investments in the decarbonisation of transport.
The seminar was a great opportunity to foster collaboration between Clubs, rethink mobility, and plan next steps by exploring new options that can be adopted by each country to continue modernising the services of FIA Region IV in a more responsible way with the environment.
Source : Fia