TLC will link its Carbon Mitigation and Offset price to the European Allowances (EUA) Market

TLC offset principles include:• Only targeting natural carbon offsets that are also linked directly to biodiversity preservation, regeneration of restoration • Not to seek the cheapest form of offset for business but align the offset cost per ton to either: the European Carbon Futures Market price; or Physical Carbon European Union Carbon Allowances price per […]

TLC signs the The Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism

The Declaration is aiming to: Define a clear and consistent sector-wide message and approach to climate action in the coming decade, aligned with the wider scientific framework and urgency to act now.  Outline the pathways and specific actions that will accelerate tourism’s ability to transform tourism and achieve net zero emissions as soon as possible.  […]

Measuring Hotels Carbon impacts, should include Guest Travel as part of Scope 3 CO2e emissions, it is the largest component of your operational CO2 harm impact.

Not including guest travel and not going to scope 3 in your hotels/ resorts CO2 emissions measure is like trying to weigh yourself while keeping a foot on the floor to support most of the weight; a bit daft and a lot self defeating The pie chart graphic is for a real world UK hotel […]

TLC signs the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Pledge

The Climate Neutral Now Initiative is one of several initiatives launched by the UNFCCC secretariat to increase climate action by engaging non-Party stakeholders (sub-national governments, companies, organizations, individuals). It was launched in 2015 based on a mandate to promote the voluntary use of carbon market mechanisms recognized under the Convention.   https://unfccc.int/climate-action/climate-neutral-now The Climate Neutral Now […]

TLC links with Surrey University School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to deliver Open Lectures on Sustainability

We are pleased to announce that TLC will partner with Surrey University School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to deliver open lectures on Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism. Coming in 2022 as part of the wider RESET Hospitality and Tourism Sustainably summit More details to come!

TLC Endorses the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets – launched by Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance

Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets Endorsement Letter September 2021In order to achieve the 1.5C Paris ambition, the world needs substantial emission reductions. We, as leaders in our organizations, understand this. Further, we support a clear mitigation hierarchy for companies: reducing emissions comes first, carbon credits are an important complement. Large, high-integrity, voluntary carbon markets […]

The Wealthy contribute most to climate change and can and should be using their power to tackle it.

Its great when you comes across an article and research that really supports your policy position, The outsized potential of the wealthy and well-connected to accelerate climate action “The world’s wealthy contribute significantly more to climate change than others. But they can also play an outsized role in the fight against climate change through personal […]

TLC Harmony spoke at the the Institute of Travel and Tourism Conference 11th – 14th September 2021

TLC Harmony had a great time at the 2021 Institute of Travel and Tourism Conference, held on the MSC cruise ship leaving from Southampton. Our position was clearly that: Tourism relies on the Natural World for the highlights in the traveler experience.And the Natural World, in turn, should be able to rely on tourism You […]

What is the True Price of Harm of a Plastic Water or Beverage Bottle?

There are a number of initiatives to promote recycling to reduce the amount of plastic waste going into landfills, the environment and oceans. While plastic recycling has an important role to play, more impactful is reducing plastic use, and part of that reduction would be us, the consumer, knowing what the true cost of harm […]