As a sector that is dependent on the environment, tourism contributes to and is directly affected by climate change. Tourism stakeholders should play a leading role in the global response to climate change. By reducing its carbon footprint, mostly in the transport and accommodation industries, tourism can benefit from low carbon growth and help tackle one of the most pressing challenges of our time.

There are four targets within SDG 13 that are deemed to ensure the promotion of climate action. These targets have been selected to base the potential project indicators.