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European Cities Marketing Joins the Global Destination Sustainability Index

19 June 2017

European Cities Marketing (ECM) is the newest partner to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index).    ECM will support the GDS-Index to engage with convention, leisure and city marketing professionals, and facilitate the communication and collaboration between cities to improve the sustainability of their…

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GDS-Index Launches First Whitepaper at IMEX Frankfurt

16 May 2017

Frankfurt, 16 May 2017: We are very proud to announce that today The Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index) has released our first Whitepaper – “Sustainable Destination Management Trends and Insights: A Path to a Brighter Future” – at IMEX Frankfurt!   The Whitepaper identifies how Destination Management Organisations (DMOs)…

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Helsinki uses smart apps to combat food waste

11 May 2017

  Thanks to a growing online service called ResQ Club, some 200 restaurants around Finland (around half of them in the Helsinki region) now sell their leftovers at discount rates – instead of just dumping them at the end of the day. With the help…

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Gothenburg tests solutions for next-generation sustainable public transport

18 April 2017

Image courtesy of Goteborg ElectriCity   Gothenburg is currently the scene of ElectriCity – an exciting cooperative venture bringing together industry, research and society in the development and testing of solutions for next-generation sustainable public transport. The bus-route 55 offers quiet, exhaust-free buses that pick up passengers…

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Sustainable destinations: it’s all about making the right choice

04 April 2017

“Going green” isn’t just a PR buzzword anymore, as pioneering organisations across all industries are making serious efforts to manage their environmental and social impact.   Considering the boom in associations and corporate brands committing to sustainability, it won’t be long before demands for sustainable…

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