Mountain Lab Adelboden

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The Mountain Lab is a co-working space with an integrated tourist center in the Alps, Switzerland. An innovative office where a ski school, independent entrepreneurs, digital nomads, and local talents share one space. Together with the local community, the...

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Oasis Ksar Ghilane

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For many years the oasis Ksar Ghilane was known for its very high quality of dates. Today the oasis is threatened by the increasing day tourism. This has a negative effect on the ecosystem and generates little value. Together with the Hotel & Gastro Consultin...

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GDS-Index 2019 Results

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Overconsumption and unsustainable communities present us with complex issues. The GDS-Index seeks to address this complexity by collecting comprehensive data on the sustainability performance of destination management organisations, which is showcased in our 2019 Ranking. Our leaderboard promotes healthy competition amongst member destinations and allows events organisers to make informed decisions when choosing a host site. To explore the results in detail visit: www.bit.ly/RESULTS2019

Transforming tourism through sustainable procurement

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This publication aims to introduce the strategic role that sustainable procurement can play to transform tourism by scaling up the market of sustainable products and services in the sector, enabling the reduction of GHG emissions and the shift towards a more resilient, resource efficient development. The document intends to inform dialogues on how best to incorporate circularity and sustainability in procurement practices of tourism businesses and illustrate to which extend tourism professionals have already successfully done so. It is addressed to corporate buyers and business leaders in the tourism sector as well as policy makers. It has been developed as part of the United Nations Environment Programme work on sustainable consumption and production in the tourism value chain.
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Tourism Excellence Uganda

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With the Swiss tour operator Private Safaris, we want to set positive impulses in Uganda and create sustainable tourism offers. With Sustainable Travel & Tourism Agenda (STTA) a local qualification network is to be established. The representatives of the natio...

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The PLEDGE on Food Waste

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The PLEDGE on Food Waste is a practical and scalable answer to a widely underestimated issue with dire consequences: Food Waste. In line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals 2, 12 and 13 and designed on first-hand knowledge from FnB sustaina...

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Demonstrating resource conservation to governments &...

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To date, eco-efficiencies and renewables have been the two major approaches to save energy and water through government and private sector. This report explains how conserving resources is a valuable third option to help use achieve carbon reduction and SDG goals.
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