Millennium Hikers was launched in 2016 by Millennium Destinations as an initiative aimed at promoting sustainable and smart hiking while fostering positive social, environmental and economic impacts on hiking destinations, and sharing sustainable, intercultural hiking experiences between local hosts and their guests. Based in Seoul, the Millennium Hikers organizes hikes on a regular basis, and as a support of various celebrations and campaigns.
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IDF WDS 2018 conference on environment: Dairy - intersection of nutritional benefits and environment: sustainable perspective
The dairy sector demonstrated their global expertise at the IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 which bore the theme ‘Dairy for the Next Generation!’. The international speakers outlined the dairy sector’s contribution to nutrition and health; food security and safety; as well as sustainability.
KEITI and UN Environment have agreed to collaborate in the development of a comprehensive study on Green Public Procurement in the Republic of Korea. The study will present and detail the economic and environmental benefits associated associated with GPP in Korea. It will also compare the measurement methodologies used by Korea and by other SPP leaders worldwide to assess economic and environmental benefits.
Protected areas are usually used for ecotourism but local residents have limited knowledge or skill for leading ecotourism development. So there was a project to educate local residents living in national parks and help them to develop ecotourism programs in their national parks.
An Ecotourism Workshop was held in Suwon, the Republic of Korea, as a pre-conference event of the Global Sustainable Tourism Conference in October 2016. The Workshop was organized by Korea Ecotourism Society and the Asian Ecotourism Network to discuss the opportunities and challenges in the sustainable development of ecotourism.
During the workshop, several Asian cases as well as other cases from Peru and Australia were shared and discussed, drawing the active involvement of over 100 participants from around the world.
Green public procurement is implemented in accordance with the Act on Promotion of Purchase of Green Products in 2005. The government agencies are obliged by the Act to submit an implementation plan on green purchase of the year and the performance records of the previous year to the Ministry of Environment (MoE) at the beginning of each year.
The GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training Program (STTP) offered a number of 2- and 3-day intensive and interactive onsite training classes focused on the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Criteria, and engaged tourism industry professionals around the world through expert presentations and discussions on sustainable tourism best practices for businesses and destinations.
The STTP, begining in 2017, offered online scheduled training classes led by GSTC trainers, available at least 4 times a year.
10YFP SPP Working Group 1a - SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring in in the East Asia region
The working group “SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring” acts as a lighthouse project and provides support to purchasing bodies in the East Asia region to procure the best available sustainable products and services in sectors which are highly relevant in terms of potential energy and CO2 emission reductions and social impacts. Among East Asian countries China and Korea are the main focus of this working group.
The Policy Handbook for Sustainable Consumption and Production of Korea is comprised of two sections.
The first section is Policy Handbook, which is divided into three parts, namely Consumer Information; Sustainable
Consumption and Lifestyle; and Sustainable Business.