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2014, 5 NOV
JSC "Russian Railways Logistics» provides support to the first international forum “Green Logistics: Ideas. Practice. Prospects.”
The first international forum "Green logistics. Ideas. Practice. Prospects" will be held on November 14, 2014 in Helsinki. JSC "Russian Railways Logistics" is the official partner of the event. 

GreenLogistics_eng1.pngThe implementation and use of environmental technologies in the field of transport logistics will be the key point of the discussion program. The environmental impact of the freight forwarding is strictly controlled at the international level. Russia is still at an early stage of green logistics development. Road forwarding, which is acclaimed as the most environmentally dangerous, is widely deployed, while the railways are considered to be the most environmentally friendly transport. The transfer of freight traffic from road to rail is an important trend of global logistics market. 

In addition, participants will discuss the challenges of international environmental standards implementation, the development and use of environmental management principles, the role of state support in the development of "green" transport. During regular sessions the green IT technologies and efficient resource management are to be discussed. 

 The forum will be attended by the heads and representatives of government authorities, environmental organizations, leading transport, logistics and industrial companies, as well as representatives of the scientific community of Russia, CIS, Baltic States and foreign countries.