Destination Jönköping achieves third-party sustainability certification in 2017 

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Destination Jönköping achieves third-party sustainability certification in 2017 

11 September 2017

Destination Jönkoöping achieved the Svensk Miljöbas (Swedish Environmental Base) certification in June this year.   The Svensk Miljöbas (Swedish Environmental Base) is an association formed with the aim to create a united base/level of demands for different types of environmental certifications in Sweden. The national environmental mangagement…

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An Invitation to Global MICE Destinations – Be a Leader!

01 August 2017

In Capetown, 1966 Senator Robert F Kennedy in a now famous affirmation address to the National Union of South African students delivered his most respected speech, he took a bold stand against apartheid inspiring a generation and bolstering the mission of an imprisoned Nelson Mandela. One…

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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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C40 Awards the 11 Best Cities of 2016 for Addressing Climate Change

28 December 2016

The C40 Cities Awards recognize the world’s most inspiring and innovative cities tackling climate change. Sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies and BYD, the C40 Cities Awards ceremony was held during the C40 Mayors Summit in December, where more than 40 mayors from around the world gathered to create sustainable and…

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Gothenburg and Helsinki take home GDS-Index 2016 Awards

18 November 2016

Congratulations to our two award winners – Gothenburg and Helsinki!   The award announcements were made at the ICCA Congress Closing Ceremony on November 16th, where GDS-Index destinations held their breath in suspense as Martin Sirk, the CEO of ICCA, announced the winners.   Helsinki…

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