Earlier this week a draft law was announced requiring companies supplying the bloc to prove that their agricultural products were not linked to deforestation. The regulation is targeted at commodities where consumption by Europe’s 450 million consumers contributes the most to deforestation; including Beef, wood, palm oil, soy, coffee and cocoa. Nico Muzi, […]
The Spanish government is being held to account for the ecological damage.
The Spanish government is being held to account for the ecological damage of Europe’s largest saltwater lagoon, Mar Menor. Earlier this week ClientEarth announced that it was submitting a formal complaint to the European Commission, as Spain’s failure to safeguard this protected site, breaches EU and national laws. Soledad Gallego Clientearth’s wildlife and habitats lawyer said: “Continuing […]
Plug in to the opportunities!
Whitbread recently announced that it will be introducing 1000’s of GeniePoint network high-powered electric vehicle charging points across its UK sites. It’s brands include Premier Inn hotels and restaurants Beefeater and Brewers’ Fayre and it boasts more car park locations than the NCP. This is an important step in promoting the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK and shows how hospitality companies can seize the opportunities a greener future brings. To mark the announcement Premier Inn has ‘electrified it’s logo by ‘plugging in’ it’s famous moon. Read more >
The European Tourism Association (ETOA)
The European Tourism Association (ETOA) is the trade association for better tourism in Europe and a key partner of TerraVerde. Here we include links to their policy pages on climate and sustainability.