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Machu Picchu Achieves Significant Reduction in Carbon Emissions Since 2021 Certification

From Heritage to Habitats: The Journey of Sustainable Conservation from Machu Picchu to the Amazon

In 2014, UNESCO warned that Machu Picchu could be included on the list of endangered heritage sites due to poor waste management. In response, the Inkaterra Hotels Association, the Municipality of Machu Picchu, and the AJE Group implemented a circular economy model to manage waste locally. In 2015, four plants were established to process this […]

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Machu Picchu Achieves Significant Reduction in Carbon Emissions Since 2021 Certification

Lima, June 2024 – Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, has renewed its certification as the First Carbon Neutral Wonder of the World. This prestigious certification, awarded by Green Initiative, underscores Machu Picchu’s commitment to sustainability and decarbonization. Originally certified in 2021, Machu Picchu continues to lead in sustainable tourism

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The European Union's Nature Restoration Law A Model for Global Restoration Efforts - Green Initiative

The European Union’s Nature Restoration Law: A Model for Global Restoration Efforts?

In a groundbreaking effort to tackle the dual crises of biodiversity loss and climate change, the European Union has adopted the Regulation on Nature Restoration. This new legislative framework is a pivotal component of the European Green Deal and the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, aiming to restore degraded ecosystems across the continent, enhance biodiversity,

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How Companies Sharing Climate Commitments are Coming Together to Reduce Transaction Costs and Accelerate Decarbonization - Green Initiative

How Companies Sharing Climate Commitments are Coming Together to Reduce Transaction Costs and Accelerate Decarbonization

In an era when environmental responsibility is no longer optional, companies worldwide are recognizing the necessity of committing to climate action. This shared commitment is a moral imperative and a strategic business decision. By collaborating, companies are discovering that they can more effectively reduce their transaction costs and accelerate the decarbonization of their operations. The

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Embracing Regeneration A New Horizon in Tourism - Green Initiative - What is Regenerative Tourism

Embracing Regeneration: A New Horizon in Tourism

In the shadow of overtourism, climate change and cultural erosion, the tourism industry is at a crossroads, with one path leading to a deeper, more holistic approach known as regenerative tourism. This forward-thinking concept seeks not only to mitigate the negative impacts of travel, but to actively improve the environmental, social and economic fabric of

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Forests for Life The Importance of Action on International Day of Forests - Green Initiative Forest Friends

Forests for Life: The Importance of Action on International Day of Forests

A Call to Action and Reflection As we celebrate the International Day of Forests this Thursday, March 21st, it’s more than a moment for contemplation—it’s a rallying cry for proactive engagement. This year shines a spotlight on Sustainable Development Goal 15: Life on Land, emphasizing forests’ pivotal role in sustaining biodiversity, underpinning ecosystems, and preserving

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