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Accelerating to a Zero-Emission Transportation Sector

Kristen Sieman, Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors
Catherine Stewart, Ambassador for Climate Change, Canada
Ricardo Javier Torres Hernández, Undersecretary of the Environment, State of Querétaro, Mexico
Shin-pei Tsay, Director of Global Policy for Cities and Sustainability, Uber
Rachel Muncrief, Acting Executive Director, International Council on Clean Transportation (moderator)
Event by: Accelerating to Zero Coalition
1 hour 30 minutes

03:00 PM - 04:45 PM EDT
Jay Conference Bryant Park, 109 W 39th St,
Public event

New York City,
United States

Accelerating to a Zero-Emission Transportation Sector

Signatories to the Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Declaration signed on to the global pledge to ensure that all new car and van sales be zero emission by 2040 globally, and by 2035 in leading markets. This level of ambition is critical to avoiding the worst impacts from climate change and will help tackle air pollution, reduce oil dependency, and deliver new jobs. This session will showcase current progress of ZEV Declaration signatories in reaching this ambitious target and further discuss the importance of a zero-emission transportation sector. Featured senior leaders from across the eight distinctive Declaration categories will share key insights from their ZEV transitions, including lessons learned and their vision for the future.

During this session, we will:

• Announce new signatories to the ZEV Declaration

•  Feature an industry-leading announcement from a major automotive manufacturer

• Learn about key ZEV transition insights via an interactive panel discussion

This event is hosted by the Accelerating to Zero (A2Z) Coalition, which serves as the ZEV Declaration’s extension of operations. A2Z is administered by a dedicated Steering Committee consisting of the Climate Group, Drive Electric Campaign, the Government of the United Kingdom, and the International Council on Clean Transportation.