Invitation to seminar about the promotion of low-emission transport in companies

The Pontis Foundation and Business Leader Forum would like to invite you to a seminar about building of cycling infrastructure and support of low-emission transport in companies held within the UNDP/GEF Project “Sustainable Mobility in Bratislava”.

Support of low-emission transport in companies

… for companies that would like to reduce their impact on the environment.

25th September 2013, 9:00 – 12:15 Download program in .pdf format.

  • Why promote alternative means of transportation while commuting to work/at work? (M. Kišša, Pontis Foundation/BLF)
  • Support of low-emission transport modes in the company, communication with local government and employees (M. Glotz-Richter, DE), presentation in English language
  • How to build a cycling infrastructure in the company (B. Fenton, CA/DE), presentation in English language
  • Current situation and news in the promotion of low-emission transport in Bratislava (M. Feik, Municipality of Bratislava)
  • Discussion panels – get solutions for your problems and share best practice

Speakers:

Michael Glotz-Richter (Germany)

Michael is a senior project manager for sustainable mobility in the City of Bremen. He studied urban and regional planning at the Technical University of Berlin with focus on transport and the environment. Since 1990 he has worked for the City of Bremen, at first as the head of the ecological urban design section. Since 1994 he is responsible for several European projects related to environmentally friendly sustainable transport and mobility. He works on the promotion of integrated sustainable transport, which combines the utilization of public transportation, cabs, bicycles and car-sharing and enables the use of a single prepaid ticket. The City of Bremen has implemented an internationally recognized example of a well-working car-sharing system.

Bonnie Fenton (Germany, Canada)

Bonnie is a researcher specializing on sustainable urban mobility. She currently works in Cologne and in Bremen. She has experience with motivating adult cyclists to safer cycling behavior. She has conducted a research and collected best practice from educational programs for the promotion of cycling in Europe and in North America. She has coordinated the consulting process about the future of cycling in Vancouver, Canada. Bonnie has worked on many projects involving sustainable mobility and mobility management, pedestrian traffic, cycling, public transport and car-sharing. She has contributed in the creation of the publication On Bicycles: On Bicykles: 50 Ways the New Bike Culture Can Change Your Life.

Who is this workshop intended for? For facility managers, managers of environmental sustainability, CSR managers or communication managers.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required. Preference is given to company representatives.