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Glasgow Declaration Capacity Building Working Group and Green Initiative 2022

Green Initiative partners with UNWTO

Green Initiative is partnering with the UNWTO, actively supporting the Glasgow Declaration Capacity Building Working Group

Green Initiative, a leading sustainable certification company, is proud to announce that it has partnered with the UNWTO and the Travel Foundation to support the Glasgow Declaration Capacity Building Working Group.

The Glasgow Declaration serves as a catalyst to accelerate climate action in tourism. It secures strong actions, commitment and support to Global Goals.

Emissions must halve over the next decade

The tourism sector is one of the largest industries in the world and is a flourishing industry. Yet, with many environmental challenges in climate action. It must reach Net Zero Emissions as soon as possible before 2050, in order to support global goals.

Launched at COP26 in November 2021, the Declaration has just over 6 months of existence. Over 500 travel and tourism stakeholders have already joined.

The Declaration has two Coordinating Partners, UNWTO and the Travel Foundation. All within the framework of the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme.

The primary objective of the Working Group is to support the Glasgow Declaration’s goal of building travel and tourism’s basic knowledge, capacity, and the enabling environment for success in climate action.

Expectations for 2022

The Capacity Building Working Group will focus on developing tools that provide essential guidance for all signatory typologies.

The group will provide input and feedback on different technical products. It will support companies and destinations into the introduction of climate action. All of these, set as a strategic aspect of tourism companies business models.

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