The government aims to achieve Net-Zero Emissions (NZE) in 2060. In accordance with the government’s agenda, Shell Indonesia is holding Shell ExpertConnect 2023: Future of Transport. The event collaborates with stakeholders in the transport sector. Then discuss various factors and steps to prepare for changes in the transport environment in the future. This year’s Shell ExpertConnect was held in person, after the pandemic was over. And attended by 150 participants from business partners, research institutes, car manufacturers and related associations.
Shell ExpertConnect 2023
It was attended by 150 participants from business partners, research institutes, car manufacturers and related parties to discuss the future environment of transport and the best production.
VP Sales of B2B Lubricants Shell Indonesia, Edward Satrio explained, the event was held to exchange views from experts from various fields such as technology, innovation, industry and policy to discuss changes in the transport environment in the future. Because the debate about future transport is also supposed to be in line with the agenda of the company, Shell in Indonesia and internationally.
“This is also a form of Shell’s support for the energy transition agenda in Indonesia and at the same time, in line with Shell’s Powering Progress global ambition to become a business with Net-Zero Emissions (NZE) by 2050. Through the Shell ExpertConnect. platform, we hope to exchange information, knowledge and best practices for more sustainable travel,” Edward said in an official statement (25/3).
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As a forum for collaboration and discussion platforms, Shell ExpertConnect 2023 was attended by Akankasha Sharma – Commercial Road Transport Business, Global Partner Sector Manager, Shell, M. Rachman Hidayat as Logistics Specialist, Shell Global Business Technology , Faustina as Head of Product and Marketing, Daimler Indonesian Commercial Vehicles. In addition, the Head of the Fleet Development and Evaluation Unit of PT Transportasi Jakarta (Transjakarta), Insan Ridho Chairuasni and Joseph Kristofel as the Executive Director, IPSOS Strategy3 Automotive Mobility Development were also present.
Joseph Kristofel explained his support for reducing emissions for future transportation. He also said that it is natural for the transportation industry to find solutions to create a better future for transportation.
“We fully support the commitment of transportation industry players to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Indonesia with concrete goals for a sustainable future. In line with this, all transportation industry players can find solutions to create sustainable transportation by implementing the Improvement Roadmap of Trucks and developing Euro 5 Standards and fuel efficiency for electric car,” said Joseph.
Shell as the organizer also presented its presentation on the solutions that can be implemented to support carbon reduction. This includes exposure to a portfolio of products already developed in the near future, low-carbon products and Shell’s mobile communications. Currently, Shell Global also has a range of carbon lubricant products that are supported by the carbon offset mechanism. Namely, carbon reduction from the Natural Solution (NBS) project.
“In the future, we hope that Shell ExpertConnect can become an annual agenda that can provide important ideas and innovations to accelerate changes in the transport environment in the future,” Edward Satrio concluded.
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