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Drivers of Change

Drivers of Change

Author - Arup

How should the hotel industry prepare for 2050? Drivers of Change is a publication consisting of 175 cards which pose relevant questions and offer insight about the future of energy, water, waste, climate change, demographics, urbanisation and poverty. They provide inspiration and background knowledge to anyone seeking a future career in the hotel business or indeed to all who have an interest in a sustainable future.

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Why the tourism industry needs to take a human rights approach: the business case

Why the tourism industry needs to take a human rights approach: the business case

Author- Rachel Noble Tourism Concern

This report presents the business case for the tourism industry to take a human rights approach. Opportunities and advantages include the management of risk at several levels, and ensuring social license to operate.  It is in keeping with emerging international business and human rights norms, standards and practics, notably the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Living Planet Report 2012: Biodiversity, biocapacity and development

Living Planet Report 2012: Biodiversity, biocapacity and development

Author - WWF

The Living Planet Report relates the Living Planet Index – a measure of the health of the world’s biodiversity – to the Ecological Footprint and the Water Footprint – measures of humanity’s demands on the Earth’s natural resources.

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Going Green: The Business Impact of Environmental Awareness on Travel

Going Green: The Business Impact of Environmental Awareness on Travel

Author- Carroll Rheem, PhocusWright

It is clear that environmental awareness is becoming deeply engrained in our society.  The travel industry is one of the primary arenas for the green revolution and all travel verticals including hotel, air, car rental and cruise are being affected. This new report seeks to examine the business impact of green thinking and decision making among consumers and travel companies alike.

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