Investment Readiness for Green Finance Mechanisms initiative

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Green Investments for Sustainable Tourism

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Under the new Investment Readiness for Green Finance Mechanisms initiative, the UNWTO will work alongside the IFC, which is a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries, on a series of training programmes. One of the main focuses of the new initiative will be working with private sector partners to promote green finance and share experience in resourcing sustainable buildings. The initial cooperation will consist in a series of trainings to promote green investments for a long term the recovery of the tourism sector. The first training is planned to start on 4 June, 2020 at 15:00 CET (Madrid time) in a webinar format, and it will culminate with an accreditation training provided by the EDGE Experts.

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Purpose

UNWTO is partnering with the IFC for a series of technical training programmes aimed at promoting green finance and unlocking its potential to accelerate tourism’s recovery and stimulate sustainable growth.

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Objectives:

  • Identify aggregators across the hotel value chain in order to promote and implement sustainability measures (Performance and Efficiency).
  • Provide skills training on green building adoption and transitions to enable sustainable investments (Accreditations and Certifications).
  • Facilitate sustainable investment mechanisms to access green finance opportunities (Compliance and Brand Reputation).

Audience and registration:

We invite government officials, hospitality investors, aggregators and tourism investment consultants to register.

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Programme Structure:

Program Structure:

Programme Timeline and Key dates:

  • 4 June | Tourism Investments Overview
    Webinar UNWTO Investment Forums
    Governmental Authorities
    Project Managers, Consultants, Promoters
  • 11 June | Access to Green Finance Mechanisms (Sustainable Hotels)
    Webinar UNWTO Investment Forums
    Governmental Authorities
    Hospitality Investors and C-Level Executives
    Project Managers, Consultants, Promoters
  • 18 June | Government Green Incentives (Case studies)
    Webinar UNWTO Investment Forums
    Governmental Authorities
    Hospitality Investors and C-Level Executives
  • 25 June | Green Investment Strategies (Boost profitability)
    Webinar UNWTO Investment Forums
    Governmental Authorities
    Project Managers, Consultants, Promoters
  • 9-10 July | EDGE Experts Training (Accreditation)
    Webinar UNWTO Investment Forums
    Project Managers, Consultants, Promoters

BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABLE HOTELS:

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Boost profit margins through utility savings

1. Boost profit margins through utility savings
 

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2. Increase revenue through satisfying consumer preference and reducing reputational risk

2. Increase revenue through satisfying consumer preference and reducing reputational risk

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3. Future proof investment strategies

3. Future proof investment strategies
 

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4. Safeguard against regulatory risk and benefit from incentives

4. Safeguard against regulatory risk and benefit from incentives
 

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 5. Increase value and validation through certification

5. Increase value and validation through certification
 

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 6. Ensure a long-term energy supply

6. Ensure a long-term energy supply
 

BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABLE HOTELS: A publication by the International Tourism Partnership in collaboration with IFC