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Taking flight: How one pioneering tour operator inspires action on sustainable air travel & tourism

September 26, 2017 9:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The ever growing number of tourists embodies the pressing need for sustainable tourism. This is why the United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development (IY2017). The goal of this year is to use tourism as a force for positive change with regards to environmental protection, social inclusion and economic equality. Recognising the adverse environmental impacts of air travel, the Dutch tour operator and social enterprise Better Places decided to take action.

ClimateLaunchpad: From startup to success

September 18, 2017 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The ClimateLaunchpad is an annual green technology competition run by Climate-KIC Europe across more than 30 countries to recognise the most promising early stage business solutions to climate mitigation and adaptation challenges. Climate-KIC Australia brought the competition to Australia this year as part of a delivery of programs for climate change innovation.