Mr. Guy Bigwood
at Global Destination Sustainability Index (Scientific / Technical)
Partner of programme: Sustainable Tourism
Areas of interest
About my workThe Global Destination Sustainability Index is a multi-stakeholder partnership created to unleash the power of the meetings, events and business tourism industry to accelerate the sustainable development of destinations. Initiated by leading event industry organisations (IMEX, MCI, ICCA and European Cities Marketing), the partnership works with +60 cities worldwide. We work by: - Benchmarking and ranking the sustainability performance of destinations - Providing advice, training and tools on how to develop or improve a sustainability strategy based on the SDGs - Building a community of Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) and Convention Bureaus to share insights and promote best practice interchange - Recognising innovation, performance and improvement through an annual awards programme. Our goal is to empower DMOs to tackle UN-SDG goals 9-Industry innovation and infrastructure, 12-Responsible consumption and production, and 11-sustainable cities and communities.
Areas of expertise
Sectors of activityFood & Beverage, Tourism