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To support tourism recovery through a green transition, UNEP’s project « Transforming Tourism Value Chains », funded by the German government’s International Climate Change Initiative, is partnering with the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to organize a series of webinars. These webinars and trainings are targeting hotels businesses and associations and aim to support the tourism sector to accelerate sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns and circularity by offering concrete solutions and actions to take.

Learn about the recommended actions for the accommodation sector, the tools available to help you implement your plans and case studies/best practices from similar businesses.

Join us for a series of workshops for the accommodation sector, supporting you to take action for people and planet:

  • June 14th: Informes de Sostenibilidad par Empresas de Turismo y Hostelería (4:00-6:00 pm CET)
  • June 15th: Sustainability Reporting for Tourism and Hospitality Businesses (9:00-11:00 am CEST)
  • June 15th: Plastic - Not a Minute to Waste (For Indian Ocean Region 2:00-4:00 pm MUT, for OECS region 9:30-11:30 am AST)
  • June  21st: Marketing y communicacion de la sostenibilidad par empresas turisticas (4:00-6:00 pm CET)
  • June 22nd: Marketing and communication of sustainability for tourism businesses (9:00-11:00 am CEST)
  • June 22nd: Planet-based food - Planning Procurement & Waste (For Indian Ocean Region 2:00-4:00 pm MUT, for OECS region 9:30-11:30 am AST)
  • July 6th: Sustainable and Inclusive Procurement (For Indian Ocean Region 2:00-4:00 pm MUT, for OECS region 9:30-11:30 am AST)
  • July 13th: Influencing Sustainable Behaviours (For Indian Ocean Region 2:00-4:00 pm MUT, for OECS region 9:30-11:30 am AST)
  • July 20th: Creating a Climate Action Plan (For Indian Ocean Region 2:00-4:00 pm MUT, for OECS region 9:30-11:30 am AST)
  • September 13th: Nudging Green Behaviours, 13h-14h UTC
  • October 4th: Climate Action Planning, 13h-14h UTC

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed and arguments employed herein the webinar series are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official views of UNEP, the UNWTO or its member countries. The participation of a speaker in the webinar series does not imply any official endorsement of or responsibility on the speaker’s overall activities or performance by UNEP or the UNWTO.

 

SUSTAINABLE FOOD - TRANSFORMING TOURIRMS BY TRANSFORMING OUR FOOD SYSTEM 

When?

 14th October 2022, 13h- 14h UTC

Watch the recording of the webinar: https://youtu.be/YKVGkCeGGIw

In this webinar, we will focus on opportunities for the accommodation sector to improve food related impacts.  This includes the production, processing and procurement of food, criteria by which to assess current practices, as well as various food waste drivers that can be addressed and practical actions to take. 

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CIRCULARITY OF PLASTIC PRODUCTS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR

When?

7th October 2022, 12h- 13h UTC

Watch the recording of the webinar: https://youtu.be/1iJkU2KjyZ4

In this webinar, we will focus on practical tips to guide actions to inspire, incentivise and guide hoteliers to reduce consumption and increase the circularity of plastic in their operations.

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TRANSFORMING TOURISM: CLIMATE ACTION PLANNING

When?

4th October 2022, 13h- 14h UTC

Watch the recording of the webinar: https://youtu.be/3PDXr2txUuk

In this webinar, you will reveive practical guidance on climate action planning and implementation for accommodation providers, and hear from businesses already taking action to provide insight and inspiration.

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TRANSFORMING TOURISM: NUDGING GREEN BEHAVIOURS

When?

13th September 2022, 13h- 14h UTC

Watch the recording of the webinar: https://youtu.be/7qz4KVIHOJU

In this webinar, you will learn why influencing the behaviours of staff and guests must be a key part of any plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to achieve broader sustainability goals in the accommodations sector. Through evidence-based communications and nudging techniques, significant progress can be made with relatively little financial investment.

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In collaboration with the University of Surrey, we invite you to watch the two following webinars in English and Spanish.

 

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING FOR TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY BUSINESSES

When? 15th June 2022, 9: 00-11:00 CEST//  15:00-17:00 Philippines 

Watch the recording of the webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD0m4Co7SrQ

In this webinar, you will learn how to:  

  • Analyse the sustainability reports of your competitors 
  • Determine your own reporting needs 
  • Write a report that responds to your stakeholder expectations 
  • Use a sustainability report as a management tool 

You can download the presentation below:

 

 

 

INFORMES DE SOSTENIBILIDAD PARA EMPRESAS DE TURISMO Y HOSTELERÍA

¿Cuando ? 14 Junio 2022, 16:00-18:00 CET 10:00-12:00 AST

Vea la grabación del webinar aquí: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7_n20qXlG0

Aprenda como:

  • Analizar los informes de sostenibilidad de sus competidores
  • Determinar sus propias necesidades al hacer informes
  • Escribir un informe que responda a las expectativas de sus partes interesadas
  • Utilizar un informe de sostenibilidad como herramienta de gestión

Puede descargar la presentación a continuación:

 

 

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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION OF SUSTAINABILITY FOR TOURISM BUSINESSES

When? 22nd June 2022, 9: 00-11:00 CEST//  15:00-17:00 Philippines 

Watch the recording of the webinar here: https://youtu.be/YumyrbZrE6g

In this webinar, you will learn how to:  

  • See sustainability as an income opportunity, not a cost 
  • Design sustainable experiences
  • Communicate persuasively
  • Change consumer behaviour

You can download the presentation below:

 

 

 

MARKETING Y COMUNICACION DE LA SOSTENIBILIDAD PARA EMPRESAS TURÍSTICAS

¿Cuando ? 21 Junio 2022, 16:00-18:00 CET 10:00-12:00 AST

Vea la grabación del webinar aquí: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NKOhKN3VEQ

Aprenda como:

  • Ver la sostenibilidad come una oportunidad de ingresos, no como un costo
  • Diseñar experiencias sustentables
  • Comunicarse de manera persuasiva
  • Cambiar el comportamiento del consumidor

Puede descargar la presentación a continuación:

 

 

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In collaboration with the Travel Foundation, we invite you to join the five following trainings for the Indian Ocean Region and OECS  (two webinars for a wider audience to be following up).

 

This workshop series is targeting hotels, businesses and associations and supports the tourism sector to accelerate sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns and circularity by offering concrete solutions and actions to take.

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PLASTIC - NOT A MINUTE TO WASTE

When? 

For IOR region: 15th June 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm MUT

For OECS region: 15th June 2022, 9:30-11:30 am AST

Watch the recording of the webinar here: [Recording coming soon]

In this webinar, you will learn how to:  

  • Provide a renewed perspective on single-use plastics which will equip participants with tools and knowledge
  • Support continued reduction of plastic throughout business operations.

You can download the presentation below:

PLANET-BASED FOOD

When?

For IOR region: 22nd June 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm MUT

For OECS region: 22nd June 2022, 9:30-11:30 am AST

Watch the recording of the webinar here: 

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoqO65Mzn7s

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tYp4CwUtyk

In this webinar, you will learn how to make progress towards a sustainable food future.

You can download the presentation below:

 

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SUSTAINABLE & INCLUSIVE PROCUREMENT

When?

For IOR region: 6th July 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm MUT

For OECS region: 6th July 2022, 9:30-11:30 am AST

Watch the recording of the webinar here: [Recording coming soon]

In this webinar, you will learn :  

  • About the sustainable procurement for the hotel sector covering the role of sustainable procurement in the responsible recovery of tourist destinations
  • How to optimise the benefits

You can download the presentation below:

INFLUENCING SUSTAINABLE BEHAVIOURS

When?

For IOR region: 13th July 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm MUT

For OECS region: 13th July 2022, 9:30-11:30 am AST

Watch the recording of the webinar here: [Recording coming soon]

In this webinar, you will learn how to:  

  • Communicate to engage guests
  • Set out the importance of the role that consumers play in achieving sustainability goals

You can download the presentation below:

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CREATING A CLIMATE ACTION PLAN

When?

For IOR region: 20th July 2022, 2:00-4:00 pm MUT

For OECS region: 20th July 2022, 9:30-11:30 am AST

Watch the recording of the webinar here: [Recording coming soon]

 

In this webinar, you will learn how and why accommodation providers on SIDS should create Climate Action Plans. 

You can download the presentation below:

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