VCÖ is a public-benefit organisation specialising in mobility and transport. The aim of VCÖ is an ecologically compatible, economically efficient and socially equitable transport system. An intact environment as a livelihood for future generations is a central concern of VCÖ. The view of VCÖ is globally oriented, cross-thematic and takes into account the interests of future generations.
Canopea (previously, Inter-Environnement Wallonie) was born in 1974. It represents 130 associations whose actions range from local to international. Originally active in land use planning, environmental pollution and agriculture/nature, it has extended its field of action to mobility, energy, environmental health, food and tourism. Canopea aims to contribute to a citizen “movement” by advocating for a transition towards a fairer and more resilient society,
Bond Beter Leefmilieu (BBL) was established in 1971 as the federation of Flemish environmental NGOs in Belgium. Through campaigning, advocacy and supporting our member organisations we strive for a better environment with clean air, soil and water and thriving natural systems. We are a strong network of more than 130 organisations that go all out for a sustainable society. Since 2016, we focus on different aviation topics: airport expansion, taxation policies at European and national level, offsetting practices, development of new fuels, and a shift towards a more sustainable (business) travel behaviour.
Transport & Environment is Europe’s leading clean transport campaign group. Our vision is a zero-emission mobility system that is affordable and has minimal impacts on our health, climate and environment. We are leading the Travel Smart campaign together with a coalition of partners.
Ecological Awakening (Pour un réveil écologique) is an initiative that emerged as a continuation of the Student Manifesto for an Ecological Awakening, launched in September 2018 and signed by nearly 30,000 students from over 400 higher education institutions. Students and young graduates from diverse backgrounds and career paths, we seek to accelerate the transition to an economic model compatible with planetary limits and sustainable for humanity, with actions notably focused on the issues of training and employment.
Fair Travel program curated by cBalance systematically reduces air-travel related emissions from India's IT/BPO companies through capacity building, evidence-based travel policy advocacy, and behaviour change. The aim of this program is to facilitate a reduction in business travel through behaviour change amongst the 2300+ IT organizations in India.
Opportunity Green is an NGO working to unlock the opportunities from tackling climate change using law, economics, and policy. It does this by building ambitious coalitions, supporting climate vulnerable countries, and finding innovative legal pathways for bold climate action, with particular emphasis on the aviation and shipping industries.
Natuur & Milieu is an independent environmental organization. We believe in a future in which we live and work without negatively affecting the climate and nature. Our approach is fact-based, solution-oriented and collaborative. Aviation is one of the key programs we work on. Our focus has been to change the public and political discourse around aviation, to create willingness to implement climate measures by governments and business.
The Civil Affairs Institute is a “think-action-thank” which for 16 years has been conducting social campaigns devoted to civic advocacy, environment and social mobilisation. Since 2004, the Institute has also conducted campaigns related to sustainable transport. Since 2010 the Institute has been conducting projects related to railways
ZERO is a Portuguese NGO intervening in the society through a proactive participation in the defence of sustainability values, pushing for a balance between the environment, society and economy, in order to build a more socially and economically cohesive world in full respect of the planet's natural limits. ZERO's intervention is based on solid ideas and a permanent dialogue with the different key actors.
Ecologistas en Acción is a grassroots confederation of more than 300 green groups that promote systemic change on the social, economical, political and environmental levels in order to achieve environmental sustainability and social justice. Since 2019 Ecologistas en Acción runs an aviation campaign aimed at raising awareness on the impacts of air travel and advocating for the degrowth of the aviation industry.
Eco-union is a citizen environmental Think and Do Tank dedicated to bridging the gap between science, policies and practises towards Sustainability of the Euro-Mediterranean region. Our focus has been on the critical issues related to sustainable development, climate change, renewable energy, transport decarbonization, mobility, coastal tourism and blue economy. We are co-founders of the Europe on Rail initiative and active members of T&E, where we participate in working groups on aviation and rail.
ECODES is a private non-profit organization that has been working with citizens, civil society organizations, companies, and public administrations, accompanying and helping them to accelerate their transition towards a carbon-neutral, inclusive, responsible, and circular economy. Inside the Travel Smart Campaign, ECODES will lead a working group of environmental and social organizations to develop our own sustainable travel protocols, share good practices, and create a roadmap for more actors to join. At the same time, ECODES will help and advise Spanish companies on how to reduce their corporate flights.
AirClim is a joint venture between four Swedish environmental organisations with the chief purpose of promoting awareness of the problems associated with air pollution and climate change, and thus, in part as a result of public pressure, to bring about the required reduction in the emissions of air pollutants, including greenhouse gases.
Founded in May 1979 in Herzogenbuchsee/BE, thanks to the VCS there is also more space for the bike. And when it comes to road safety for the most vulnerable road users - especially children and senior citizens - the VCS has achieved improvements with various campaigns and is continuing these important projects.
The Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) is the principal UK NGO campaigning on aviation’s impacts on people and the environment. We formed as a federation in 1975 to represent the interests of communities living around civil airfields and airports who were increasingly affected by the noise from a rapidly growing industry, and to seek solutions at a national policy level.
Campaign for Better Transport is a national charity that champions greener, fairer transport. Campaign for Better Transport's vision is for all communities to have access to high quality, sustainable transport that meets their needs, improves quality of life and protects the environment.
Transform Scotland is Scotland’s alliance for sustainable transport. We campaign for walking, cycling and public transport to be the easiest and most affordable options for everyone. Our diverse membership brings together public, private and third sector organisations. We are supporting the Travel Smart campaign in Scotland.
Stand.earth challenges corporations and governments to treat people and the environment with respect, because our lives depend on it. Stand.Earth is working to reduce business flying, leading by reducing demand for California-refined jet fuel derived from Amazon crude.
For over 50 years the Rail Passengers Association has been advocating for the growth of public interstate passenger rail in the United States. We are a source of straightforward factual information that is relied upon by lawmakers and reporters. We know that providing more routes and frequencies of trains composed of modern equipment will give Americans greater mobility and nurture local economies, all while reducing the energy use, pollution and land consumption associated with our current, very inefficient fly-or-drive-only transportation system.