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    Parkside Hotel Signs Glasgow Declaration

      The Parkside Hotel & Spa has become a signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism. This significant milestone marks The Parkside Hotel & Spa’s unwavering commitment to aligning its operations with global scientific recommendations and international agreements to combat climate change. The Glasgow Declaration is a unified call to action for all stakeholders within the travel and tourism sector to address the urgent need for climate action collaboratively. It encourages a shared commitment to reducing emissions…

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  • YVR Recognized For Climate Action

      Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is celebrating two accolades for its commitment and leadership in climate action. Airports Going Green awarded YVR with an Honourable Mention for Outstanding Sustainability Program for the airport’s Roadmap to Net Zero and recognized former director, climate and environment, Marion Town, with the James M. Crites Pioneer in Aviation Sustainability Award. Airports Going Green is a forum led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of Airport Executives. It brings together…

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  • How to Find Joy in Flying Less

      As an event professional, I have a love-hate relationship with travel. I get a lot of joy out of the opportunity my job provides me to visit other places. At the same time, I feel significant guilt about the carbon impact of the flights I take. For a long time I rationalized these trips. They’re “only” 2 per cent of carbon emissions, I’d say (a figure that doesn’t include the full warming potential of all emissions from aviation). And…

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  • Future-casting Sustainable Event Design

      As event professionals, focusing on our future is essential. We learn from the past, observe in the present, and then design our upcoming events based on our experiences. What we have learned from the past, and continue to observe in the present, is that sustainable event design and social impact are essential considerations for the future of our industry, and for the industries and communities we serve. Business events create environments for innovation, they act as an economic engine and…

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    Air Canada offers program to reduce carbon

      Air Canada has launched its ‘Leave Less’ travel program, offering corporate customers options to offset or reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to business travel and to reduce their carbon footprint. Corporate customers can now purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF), carbon offsets or a combination of both. The program is part of Air Canada’s Climate Action Plan, which includes a commitment to invest $50 Million in SAF, carbon reductions and removals with the aim of achieving net-zero GHG emissions by…

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