Category: Green Recovery
A Green Recovery
The global pandemic has changed attitudes towards the quality of nature and our impact on the environment, accelerating the sustainability movement. It’s time to build a greener future, to protect the natural world and meet the demands of customers and the global community’s that tourism serves.
We are passionately committed to the recovery of the industry and believe that by embracing greener practices travel businesses can and will thrive.
Despite the cost-of-living crisis and other global economic uncertainties Intrepid reported its best global sales day in its 33-year history last November. Whilst, the GBTA (Global Business Travel Association) reports that 53% of North American companies have corporate sustainability programmes that drive how they choose their travel suppliers. It’s clear that the trend for sustainable […]
Families and businesses are facing huge increases in their energy bills, many will be looking for ways to lessen the blow. Those that can afford to, will invest in more energy efficient tech and appliances. In response to customer demand for more sustainable and efficient products and services, there is lots of information and […]
Transatlantic friends and family will soon be reunited, after the US announced last week, that it was easing travel restrictions for international visitors, vaccinated against Covid-19. Following the announcement Virgin Atlantic reported a 600% surge in flight bookings to the US. Like many others I am delighted to see travel opening up and the industry […]
There’s a lot of conversation around sustainability, which should always be encouraged. One of our goals at TerraVerde is to demystify some of the language we frequently use, so everyone can join the discussion, without fear of stumbling over the terminology. Today I am sharing my preferred definition of a ‘Circular Economy’ from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation […]
Last week saw the announcement of two major initiatives which will touch all lives and businesses within Europe. Firstly, the European Union announced its most ambitious climate change proposals to date: The ‘Fit for 55 package’ (so named, because it would put the bloc on track to meet its 2030 goal of reducing emissions by 55% […]
“Life on Earth can recover from a drastic climate shift by evolving into new species and creating new ecosystems … humans cannot.” Just one of many stark warning from the draft Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report, which was leaked to the press earlier this month. The authors of the report were quick to […]
Written in January 2021, here are sustainability thought leaders EDIE with 21 New Year’s resolutions for the sustainability industry.
The European Union have put sustainability at the heart of their post Covid-19 recovery plan. Here in an article from November 2020 the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Learning (CISL) analyse what needs to be done.
Client Earth is an environmental charity with a unique approach. They use the law to create powerful change, taking legal action against both governments and corporate giants to protect life on earth. Here from December 2020 Melissa McClements asks how close are we to a post COVID-19 green recovery?