Sustainable Tourism

Eight Tips for Low Footprint Traveling

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 05.17.2018


Travel season will soon be in full swing. Unfortunately, globe-trotting can significantly enlarge your carbon footprint. Ensure a more mindful and sustainable trip by implementing these eight simple strategies.   Read the entire article at Delicious Living.    Seek Out Sustainable Lodging Increased demand means you can find Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (or LEED-certified) […]


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EasyJet Developing a Fleet of Electric Planes

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 10.09.2017


  Read the entire article at dezeen.    UK budget airline EasyJet has paired with US firm Wright Electric to develop a battery-powered aircraft fleet that can be used for its short haul flights. As part of a wider strategy to progressively decarbonise and reduce noise from aviation operations, EasyJet hopes to build the all-electric commercial passenger […]


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Greening Your Summer Vacation

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 06.26.2017


Read the entire article at the New York Times.   The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism with a goal of promoting positive change in travel with regard to social inclusion, environmental protection and economic equality. But what does that mean for the everyday traveler planning a summer vacation? Homework. While the […]


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The Long and Winding Road to Sustainable Tourism

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 06.16.2017


Read the entire article on GreenBiz.   Earlier this year, Hilton trumpeted the arrival of its latest hotel brand, one comprised of unique properties with especially close ties to the communities in which they are located — the foundation for a sustainable relationship.      It’s notable that the first property in the so-called Tapestry Collection, […]


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