My Green Butler

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Our project’s focus is behaviour change of staff and guests in tourism. Crystal Creek Meadows of Kangaroo Valley NSW Australia invited a smart system which encourages behaviour change through technology and training. We have now expanded this initial test to...

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Advance Sustainable Consumption and Production in...

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Advance Sustainable Consumption and Production in Morocco was identified as an outstanding example of good practice in the field of climate projects by contributing to low carbon development including activities, that are transferable to other countries in MENA or in other regions.
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European Union Ecolabel

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The EU Ecolabel is the official ecolabel of the European Union. It was established in 1992 and is a ISO 14024 type I ecolabel. It daily manahement is carried out by the European Commission together with bodies from the Member States and stakeholders. The EU E...

Sustainability Map

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Sustainability Map is a platform that allows to review and compare requirements and audit procedures of voluntary sustainability standards (Fairtrade, Organic etc.) as well as for producers to gain visibility and get connected to potential buyers and clients.
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Case Study Betterfly Tourism - Guidelines for Providing...

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This case study forms part of the project ‘Testing the Applicability of the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information'. The aim is to share a practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations. This case study showcases how Betterfly Tourism has applied the Guidelines' principles to the environmental footprint of hotels - that consists of measuring and communicating the environmental impacts of a guest’s over-night stay based on a life cycle approach. The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information are available here: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information
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Case Study Ecotourism Kenya - Guidelines for Providing...

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This case study forms part of the project ‘Testing the Applicability of the Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information'. The aim is to share a practical application of the Guidelines’ principles by companies and standard-setting organizations. This case study showcases how Ecotourism Kenya has applied the Guidelines' principles to the Eco-rating Certification Scheme that aims to promote responsible tourism in Kenya. The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information are available here: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information
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Towards a climate friendly accomodation sector through...

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This study for the carbon footprint and a Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in the sector of Tourism in Morocco proposes to ‘eliminate’ emissions from an entire subsector, accommodation, which in 2015 represented 10% of emissions from Moroccan tourism. This will make a significant contribution to emission reductions, specifically considering the anticipated growth of the sector with another 200,000 beds by 2030. The NAMA will also generate global attention, as Morocco would be the first country in the world to pursue a sector-wide decarbonization strategy in tourism. The cost of achieving this goal are moderate, and provide the simultaneous benefit of reducing operating costs and vulnerabilities related to future fluctuations in energy cost, while also improving national energy autonomy.

Environmental footprint for hotels in Morocco

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This report describes the implementation of a methodology to assess the environmental footprint of hotels in Morocco, to improve performance and to inform consumers through a label. The latter covers four areas: Impact on climate change, water consumption, non-renewable resources consumption, and percentage of products that are certified organic. The report describes the process and mitigation potentials identified.