Frivilliga klimatåtgärder på den svenska godstransportmarknaden: en intervjustudie

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Anna Mellin

This interview study asks both buyers and providers of road freight transport about measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, their costs and effects. The interviewed companies have been selected among companies with explicit climate strategies. The results show that the companies are implementing several voluntary climate measures, but that the companies' own data are insufficient to assess whether they take on significant costs to achieve emission reductions. Further, the information is not enough to assess if the measures result in significant reductions of emissions compared to companies without explicit strategies. We conclude that more credible communication might be able to increase transport buyers' willingness to pay more for less climate impact of transportation.

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