The project “Finding the right tools to promote ESL” focused on sharing information by facilitating the dissemination of resources in a creative, friendly and inspiring way. The navigation tool was aimed at educational authorities and in particular at national focal points for the SDG’s, the 10-YFP, and the GAP. Policy makers, teachers and others working to promote #SDG4 and #SDG12.
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Greenpositive is a sustainable initiative created within the framework of FECEI, the National Federation of Language Schools in Spain which on 21st June 2019 launched its own sustainability policy. https://fecei.org/iniciativas/greenpositive/
FECEI holds together 500 private centres in Spain thus having a direct reach of more than 75,000 students aswell as sponsors,stakeholders and international collaborators.
Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of Concern under the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is supporting a SAICM project on global best practices for emerging chemical policy issues of concern. UNEP and ICLEI Europe are working jointly on developing global sustainable public procurement guidance enabling purchasers to ultimately reduce the use of chemicals of concern (CoC) in the electronics sector and supporting the training for adaptation of global tools and guidance to the local context of public purchasers in Colombia.
Youth for Green Growth is a programme which supports young people to develop and deliver a national campaign focused on positive environmental change. Over the next 3 years the aims of the campaign are to:
-Promote the adoption of positive environmental behaviours among people all over Costa Rica.
-Mobilise thousands of young people to take positive environmental action.
-Work with politicians and decision makers to create a greener and fairer world for everyone, everywhere.
Free process that allows certified farms measure and analyze its individual performance on environmental, social and quality issues through indicators. The indicators used are: water use, energy use, active ingredient comsumption, waste management, carbon footprint, absenteeism, accidentality and severity, and economic issues.
It was implemented since 1998 and continues evolving to ensure robust, transparent and sustainable floriculture.
In the Sustainable Tourism Policy Talks Ministers of Tourism are invited to share their vision on the implementation of tourism policies and the contribution of the sector to the achievement of SDG 12 on sustainable consumption and production and other connected SDGs.
Plastic pollution is among the great environmental challenges of our time. With 95% of marine litter being composed of plastics and various tons of additional waste entering the ocean every minute, the risks and damage to biodiversity and ecosystems are unprecedented. Coastal environments are one of the main assets of tourism destinations and at the same time very vulnerable to uncontrolled littering. According to WWFs “Stop the flood of plastic” 2019 report, in the Mediterranean region alone
In 2019, the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme started, with support the French Government, UN Environment Programme and UNWTO, a cycle of online trainings to support tourism practitioners in integrating sustainable consumption and production patterns in their everyday operations
The City of Pesaro planned to demolish an old building with the selective demolition to prevent the use of new land for new public buildings. The old building was a military warehouse built in 1950 with bricks, roof tiles, wooden doors and window with a lot of dispersions and without any insulation. It was more convenient replace the old building with a new one with low environmental impact and manage the demolition to reach high value of recovery materials from the demolition waste.
One Planet Sustainable Tourism Meeting in Asia and the Pacific held in Korea on 11th-13th of November 2019
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea, jointly with UNEP and the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme organized the One Planet STP regional meeting in Asia and the Pacific on the topic of “Innovative solutions and partnerships to tackle pollution in the tourism sector” that took place on 11-13 of November 2019 in Yeusu, Korea.
Salamanca Market is working hard to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
This is no small challenge as the market is the most visited tourist attraction in Tasmania, attracting up to 980,000 visitors annually resulting in more than a tonne of waste in the bins around the market each Saturday.
Our commitment not only extends to becoming a leader in responsible tourism, but also to preserving our island state, our clean air and our clean waters.