When the Prague Convention Bureau held its 6th International Training Seminar at the end of May, it focused on “green” meetings. The seminar, which went under the heading “Green: The colour of future meetings”, invited delegates to present a variety of case stories on the subject.
Katarina Thorstensson, Sustainability Officer at Göteborg & Co, was invited to represent Gothenburg, and as a global leader in sustainability efforts* it was only natural to share the city’s experiences.
Katarina talked about the development process, from a city with high levels of pollution and environmental impact to a global leader in sustainability, where 86 per cent of hotel rooms are environmentally certified and around 94 per cent of passenger kilometres on public transport in the city are powered by renewable energy.
* GLOBAL DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY INDEX 2016. Läs mer.