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Caroline Watson

Programme Director, Transportation and Urban Planning
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Caroline Watson is co-Director of Transportation and Urban Planning at C40 Cities which represents more than 90 of the world’s largest cities committed to tackling climate change. Watson also leads the Zero Emissions Vehicle Network, a network of global mega-cities striving to transition to zero emission vehicles. She is working with city signatories of the C40 Fossil Fuel Free Streets Declaration to meet and exceed their commitments to procure only zero-emission buses from 2025 and ensure a major area of their city is zero emissions by 2030. Previously, Watson worked at environmental behaviour change charity Global Action Plan where, as a Partner, she led their Air Quality Portfolio. Working with local authorities, cities, and the NHS, she designed and delivered programmes to address dangerous air pollution. Prior to this, Watson was Strategy Manager at the Energy Saving Trust (EST) managing electric vehicle research and delivery programmes.
Sessions
 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Pre-booked Seminar Streams
The Ethics of Smart Transport

How do we make transport accessible for all?

In the rush towards smarter transport with greater use of technology, how can policymakers and companies avoid people being left out of the system? How can smart transport be genuinely inclusive and accessible for all?

Sustainable Smart Transport

How do we make transport in cities healthier?

How can cities use smart transport to cut carbon emissions, air pollution and obesity? This seminar will look at what cities and the private sector can do to make transport genuinely sustainable.

Programme Director, Transportation and Urban Planning
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Last Mile

What are the business requirements? What are the problems? What needs to be solved?  

How can sustainable first/last mile services be provided to create genuinely door-to-door freight and passenger services? What are the business requirements? What are the problems? What needs to be solved?