Mainstreaming sustainable consumption and production in tourism
The One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme is committed to support the recovery of the tourism sector from COVID-19 crisis as outlined within the One Planet Vision for a Responsible Recovery of the Tourism Sector.
SCP is about fulfilling the needs of all while using fewer natural resources, including energy and water and producing less waste and pollution. SCP aims at promoting resource efficiency and sustainable practices for the industry as well as the consumers. UN Environment (2015)
The One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme has the objective to enhance the sustainable development impacts of the tourism sector by 2030, by developing, promoting and scaling up sustainable consumption and production practices that boost the efficient use of natural resources while producing less waste and addressing the challenges of climate change and biodiversity.
The One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme is one of the six programmes of the One Planet network. It operates as a multi-stakeholder partnership that promotes networking and initiatives focused on decoupling tourism’s growth from the increased use of natural resources and connected to Sustainable Development Goals 12, 13, 14 and 15 (respectively on sustainable consumption and production, climate action and the protection of marine and terrestrial ecosystems).
The 10YFP Sustainable Tourism Programme (STP) promotes and enables transformation of the tourism sector for enhanced sustainability, through evidence-based decision making, efficiency, innovation, collaboration among stakeholders, monitoring and the adoption of a life cycle approach for continuous improvement.Commitment
- Leveraging Sustainable Procurement to Transform the Tourism Sector Paris, 30 October 2018
- Circularity in the Built Environment Enabled by Digitalization Brussels, 20 September 2018
Partners of the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme can use the logo to showcase their affiliation to the programme and promote connected initiatives. The use of the logo remains voluntary but is strongly encouraged.Logo
The One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme involves over 150 organizations from all over the world which are committed to advance sustainable consumption and production in the tourism sector.Members
The Portfolio of Work is a tool for members (Lead, Co-leads, MAC members and Partners) to include new and ongoing initiatives and activities under the umbrella of the programme, given their potential to advance sustainable consumption and production (SCP) in the tourism sector.Portfolio
The ECOSOC reports provide yearly updates on the collective progress made by the members of One Planet network towards mainstreaming sustainable consumption and production patterns (SDG 12) in the tourism, buildings and construction and food sectors or through procurement, lifestyles and education and consumer information.Reports
In 2019, the One Planet Sustainable Tourism Programme is starting, with support the French Government, UN Environment and UNWTO, a cycle of online trainings to support tourism practitioners in integrating sustainable consumption and production patterns in their everyday operationsTrainings
In 2018, a series of webinars is promoted by the Coordination Desk with an aim to share and exchange information on sustainable tourism and its connection to the circular economy.Webinars