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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Annual Magazine for 2015 - Setting the foundations for...

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The Annual Magazine contains a series of interviews, case studies and reports from actions on the ground that showcase the implementation of sustainable initiatives and efforts of programme Actors to accelerate the shift towards SCP in the tourism sector across the globe.
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Tourism partnerships and concessions in protected areas

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The guidelines were developed under the “Tourism partnerships and concessions in protected areas: Cooperating for success” project, executed on behalf of the CBD Secretariat by the Tourism and Protected Areas Specialist Group (TAPAS Group) of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. They were funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of Germany and by the Government of the Republic of Korea through the Bio-Bridge Initiative.
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Tourism and Visitor Management in Protected Areas:...

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Many protected areas are managed for tourism and visitation as one component of achieving their purpose, involving a wide range of stakeholders, including the private sector. The rapidly expanding demand for tourism development associated with protected areas emphasizes the need to provide clear guidance that will contribute towards sustainable tourism consistent with the primary conservation objectives of protected areas. Currently available in English, Spanish and French
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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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Zero Waste Case Study: The Story of Sardinia

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Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management. With a separate collection rate of 3.8%, this popular tourist island used to send all the remaining waste to landfills and incineration. However, a strategy based on the promotion of separate collection with particular attention to bio-waste, and a carefully designed system of incentives in combination with several municipalities championing the transition towards zero waste, is delivering results. In 2016
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Global Destination Sustainability Index: Creating...

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This white paper contains valuable best practices, data, and recommendations for Destination Management Organisations (DMOs). It seeks to inspire and empower destinations to strengthen their commitment and capacity to advance the tourism and events industry towards green growth and inclusive social development. We trust that this study will be useful not only to DMOs, but event industry stakeholders and the tourist community at large. For more info visit: www.gds-index.com

One Planet – Sustainable Tourism Programme Annual...

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In this third annual edition, the One Planet - Sustainable Tourism Programme magazine presents the highlights of the network’s activities during 2017-2018. Featuring the new strategy 2018-2022 “One Plan for One Planet”, this publication spotlights also the four principle tenets of the Kasane Call to Action on Sustainable Tourism: “#TheTourismWeWant”: Lead, Innovate, Finance, Empower (“LIFE”) and presents world-leading achievements on the ground under each action lever.
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Annual Magazine 2016/2017 - Advancing towards a clear...

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The Annual Magazine contains a series of interviews, case studies and reports from actions on the ground that showcase the implementation of sustainable initiatives and efforts of programme Actors to accelerate the shift towards SCP in the tourism sector across the globe.
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The Responsible Tourist: How to find, book and get the...

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Travelling responsibly can provide a richer holiday experience. The Responsible Tourist gives you the tools you need to make an informed decision about your holiday. The book describes how to find a responsible destination, how to find and use online booking platforms that promote sustainable holidays, and how to find and book directly with a responsible hotel or tour operator.
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