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The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) releases their second white paper 'Sustainable Destination Management Trends and Insights: The Road to a Circular Economy' following the success of their first white paper on benchmarking.
In response to an increasing focus on responsible and sustainable practices in the events industry, leading MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Event) destinations are working to make their locations more...
Most of us tend to agree that sustainability is a key objective of socially responsible association management. At the same time, it can be challenging to identify concrete actions that align with the mission of the association and engage members to
Brisbane is the newest city to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index). The city is now part of a global destination sustainability movement, that seeks to engage, inspire and enable urban centres to become more regenerative plac
The Global Destination Sustainability Index’s 2019 Whitepaper highlights trends and strategies undertaken by 47 leading cities to become regenerative hubs for economic, social and environmental development.
'...you can’t deny that society wants greater action from governments, corporates and you to tackle climate change, pollution, plastic waste and a long etcetera of environmental and social challenges.'
In recent years global tourism has increasingly been seen as a challenge to sustainability. In the future tourism shouldn’t be a part of the problem, but on the contrary be part of the solution towards a sustainable transition.
Over the past year research has been ongoing in sustainable destination management. We are pleased to exclusively reveal 4 of the key trends to be discovered in the soon to be released whitepaper on the 2016 Global Destination Sustainability Index.
It is that time of year when we start dreaming of a white Christmas. Although the white stuff may be in abundance this winter, end-of-year reports on climate change indicate that the planet is heating and the polar ice caps are melting.
Positive Impact’s vision for the next five years combines elements of ISO20121 and a reporting framework rather unimaginatively titled the Global Reporting Initiative Event Organiser Sector Supplement.
Medical meetings are being disrupted more than any other sector we work with. While the profession is thriving, scientific meetings and healthcare professional conferences aren’t performing nearly as well as they did five to ten years ago.
As PCMA’s 59th annual Convening Leaders conference kicked off in Chicago, two back-to-back sessions looked at the science of predicting the future, and at some key elements of what that future could bring.
The ICCA Scandinavian Destinations Sustainability Index, an effective tool developed by ICCA and MCI to measure and drive progress on the industry-transforming Sustainable Scandinavian Meetings Region collaboration
At the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2014, Jeff Chase, vice president of sustainability at Freeman, asked some of the event’s big exhibitors what would happen to their exhibits when the show closed.