• Dr. Engelbert Ruoss

Innoreg a signatory and launch partner of the Glasgow Declaration on climate Action in Tourism

On Nov 4, 2021 INNOREG has become a signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism. The Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism unites travel and tourism behind a common set of pathways for climate action, aligning the sector with global commitments and catalysing collaborative solutions to the many challenges facing businesses and destinations globally. The Glasgow Declaration encourages the acceleration of climate action in tourism by securing commitments to reduce emissions in tourism by at least 50% over the next decade and achieve Net Zero as soon as possible before 2050. The Declaration will be officially launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November 2021. The information about the launch event is available here. As a signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism, INNOREG has committed to aligning its actions with the latest scientific recommendations, so as to ensure its approach remains consistent with a rise of no more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by 2100. It also has agreed to deliver or update climate action plans within 12 months, align plans with the five pathways of the Declaration (Measure, Decarbonise, Regenerate, Collaborate, Finance), report publicly on an annual basis, and work in a collaborative spirit, sharing good practices and solutions, and disseminating information.



About the One Planet network Sustainable Tourism Programme The One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme has the overall objective to enhance the sustainable development impacts of the tourism sector by 2030, by developing, promoting and scaling up sustainable consumption and production practices that boost the efficient use of natural resources while producing less waste and addressing the challenges of climate change, loss of biodiversity and pollution. The Sustainable Tourism Programme is part of the One Planet network, a multi-stakeholder partnership to implement SDG 12 on Sustainable Consumption and Production. https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/programmes/sustainable-tourism


By joining the #GlasgowDeclaration, INNOREG is committing to: ✅ Support the global commitment to halve emissions by 2030 and reach Net Zero as soon as possible before 2050; ✅ Deliver climate action plans within 12 months from becoming a signatory (or updating existing plans), and begin implementing them; ✅ Align our plans with the five pathways of the Declaration (Measure, Decarbonise, Regenerate, Collaborate, Finance) to accelerate and co-ordinate climate action in tourism; ✅ Report publicly on an annual basis on progress against interim and long-term targets, as well as on actions being taken; ✅ Work in a collaborative spirit, sharing good practices and solutions, and disseminating information to encourage additional organisations to become signatories and supporting one another to reach targets as quickly as possible.



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Nov. 4, 2021 ER

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