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Grupo AJE A Blueprint Example for Sustainable Tourism Worldwide - Green Initiative

Grupo AJE: A Blueprint Example for Sustainable Tourism Worldwide

Since 2014, Grupo Aje has championed the Natural Revolution, spotlighting indigenous communities and UNESCO World Heritage sites. The aim? To transform these tourist destinations into carbon-neutral havens. Machu Picchu is now a shining example, inspiring other cities to follow suit. Tourist Destinations on the Path to Carbon Neutrality “We are living in the climate era,” […]

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WorldXchange's Climate Positive Leadership Elevating Standards in Tourism and Currency Exchange - Green Initiative

WorldXchange’s Climate Positive Leadership: Elevating Standards in Tourism and Currency Exchange

The tourism sector, crucial for global economic vitality and responsible for approximately 10% of global GDP, also contributes significantly to global greenhouse gas emissions. This dual role positions the industry uniquely both as a contributor to and a potential leader in climate change mitigation. With the direct impact of climate change threatening everything from natural

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Origem Motos Leading the Charge for Sustainable Mobility and Carbon Neutrality in Brazil - Green Initiative

Origem Motos: Leading the Charge for Sustainable Mobility and Carbon Neutrality in Brazil

Origem Motos, an innovative electric motorbike company based in Brazil, has emerged as a beacon of inspiration in an era marked by rapid urbanization, climate change, and the growing need for sustainable transportation solutions. Not only did their solutions immediately reduce GHG emissions compared to combustion motorcycles, but in 2023, they also went a step

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Estância Mimosa is the first Climate Positive certified ecotourism attraction in the world

Estância Mimosa is the first Climate Positive certified ecotourism attraction in the world

Addressing Climate Change in Tourism: The Glasgow Declaration’s Strategic Framework Climate change is one of the major problems faced by humanity today. Since 2021, the Glasgow Declaration has offered all actors in the tourism sector a strategic framework that encourages the internalization of climate actions in all areas of the tourism value chain: destinations, attractions,

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Limatours Tourism in Peru and Carbon Neutrality in Action - LimaTours Sets a New Standard for Sustainable Tourism in Peru

LimaTours Sets a New Standard for Sustainable Tourism in Peru

Tourism in Peru and Carbon Neutrality in Action With its tremendous growth and global reach, the tourism industry has become a significant contributor to carbon emissions and environmental degradation. As the world grapples with the pressing challenges of climate change, tourism operations must embrace sustainable practices and take the lead in mitigating their impact. LimaTours,

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Carbon Neutral Logistics A Business Opportunity and Climate Imperative

Carbon Neutral Logistics: A Business Opportunity and Climate Imperative

The context The logistics industry plays a significant role in the economy. The global logistics market is projected to reach USD 12.68 trillion by 2027, driven by the growth of e-commerce, globalization, and increasing demand for the efficient supply chain management. Furthermore, international trade and logistics create significant employment opportunities. In the United States alone,

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Walking the Talk Why USAID Contractors Should Care About Carbon Footprints

Walking the Talk: Why USAID Contractors Should Care About Carbon Footprints?

US Government’s OASIS+ Contract Vehicle Promotes Sustainability and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions As the world grapples with the effects of climate change, governments, and organizations are increasingly focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting sustainability. The US government is no exception and has taken steps to address climate change through various initiatives, including the

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19-04-23 Green Initiative Post The importance of investing in carbon capture technologies

The Importance of Investing in Carbon Capture Technologies

The Earth’s natural carbon sinks: Understanding their vital role in climate change The Earth has a remarkable ability to naturally sequester carbon, through a variety of processes that occur in ecosystems including forests, grasslands, wetlands, soils, and oceans. These natural processes, also known as “sinks,” play a crucial role in removing carbon dioxide, a major

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29-03-23 From Fast Fashion to Sustainable Style The Urgent Need to Decarbonize the Fashion Industry - img blog post

From Fast Fashion to Sustainable Style: The Urgent Need to Decarbonize the Fashion Industry

Fashion Industry Valued at Over $2.5 Trillion, but will it remain competitive? The global fashion industry was valued at over $2.5 trillion in 2020 and is projected to grow to $3.3 trillion by 2025. However, the industry’s rapid growth has come at a cost to the environment. According to data, the fashion industry accounts for

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