Theme: Energy
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
Our project will develop a process to produce sustainable biojet fuel (SBJF) from organic waste. The use of biojet fuel can reduce CO2 emissions in the aviation sector and will lead to sustainable travel. Our process will be able to convert any type of organic waste, including food or agricultural waste, to a ‘drop-in’ biofuel […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
Via Sustentável is a sustainable tourism news portal. Created to be 100% digital, it is part of Editora Via Group, which publishes Brasilturis, the first tourism market news newspaper, ViaG, a pioneer magazine in LGBT tourism, and Best Travel, the first magazine focused on tourism for the third Age.Conceived by the journalist Velma Gregório, specialist […]
Posted Date : 25th March, 2019
The “I AM PRO SNOW” project helps Swiss winter sports resorts and companies to reduce their carbon footprint and make their commitment to sustainable and climate-friendly tourism visible. All participants undertake to switch to 100% renewable energy by 2030 at the latest. They also put together an individual action plan to motivate employees and visitors […]
Posted Date : 12th February, 2019
Hotel Sector Survey: Sustainable Indicators The research was done by the Secretary of Minas Gerais State for Tourism (SETUR MG), in 2015 and aimed to gather information to help the development of public policies to hotel business, especially with regard to the sustainability of establishments. The research was held in three of the main cities […]
Posted Date : 12th February, 2019
At thefairtraveller.org we believe in a world where travelling has a positive impact. Where fair travellers can spread awareness wherever they go, contributing to local communities and protecting the environment, and where businesses taking socially and environmentally friendly actions are rewarded. We aim to promote another type of travel to popular destinations and, at the […]
Posted Date : 8th February, 2019
We are an organization that works for the construction of peace through environmental conservation, decarbonization against climate change and sustainable development focused on ecotourism in Costa Rica. With communities, organizations, institutions and business, we have developed the Action Campaign for the Sustainable Development Goals. Our objective is to make sustainable coffee plantations an alternative ecotourism […]
Posted Date : 21st January, 2019
Our project will develop a process to produce sustainable biojet fuel (SBJF) from organic waste. The use of biojet fuel can reduce CO2 emissions in the aviation sector and will lead to sustainable travel. Our process will be able to convert any type of organic waste, including food or agricultural waste, to a ‘drop-in’ biofuel […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
This joint publication between UNWTO and the Organization of American States highlights case studies from across the Americas that showcase the contribution of tourism to sustainable development in line with the 17 universal SDGs. It shows how a common multi-stakeholder approach to tourism development can catalyze sustainable growth through our sector. Key recommendations: • Across […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
How can tourism effectively contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? This flagship report addresses the changes needed in policies, business practices and consumer behaviour. Showcased along 23 case studies from around the world, this two-volume report examines the role of tourism in each of the five pillars of the International Year of Sustainable […]
Posted Date : 15th October, 2018
Buildings account for 40% of the European Union’s (EU) total energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. Accommodation is responsible for 21% of the tourism sector’s CO2 emissions. While there is immense potential for savings in this sphere, the hospitality sector’s fragmented nature poses challenges to this objective. As EU directives for Nearly Zero Energy […]