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Interlaken 2021 GDS-Index Report
2021 Performance Overview
DMO
Supplier
Social
Environmental
Performance Highlights
Summary
Environmental
Supplier
Social
Climate-neutral excursion activities, hotels with sustainability certification, short distances and a highly efficient public transport network: Destination Interlaken offers the perfect framework for holding sustainable events.
In 2003, the municipality of Interlaken was the first municipality in the Bernese Oberland to be awarded the Energy City label. As a globally known tourist destination, it takes on a responsible pioneering role in local energy policy.
Hotels are equiped with the GreenSign Level or swisstainabillity label, All guest receive a free public transportation card for the destination with their overnight stay and the congress centre is our biggest partner for the GDSI programm. Sustainabillity cannot be achieved overnight, but we are 100% committed.
The Interlaken region offers all kinds of climate-friendly activities with e-bikes, solar ships, Segways or with stand-up paddle tours and walking tours. For all the experiences offered, it is important that they bring economic benefits as well as being environmentally friendly and socially acceptable. A supporting program for a conference or seminar can be planned with a clear conscience - thanks to the first-class public transport and the numerous mountain railways and providers in the Interlaken holiday region, even without a car.
Summary
Climate-neutral excursion activities, hotels with sustainability certification, short distances and a highly efficient public transport network: Destination Interlaken offers the perfect framework for holding sustainable events.
Does Interlaken Congress & Events AG have a Sustainability Strategy?
Does Interlaken have a sustainable destination certificate?
Does Interlaken Congress & Events AG report on its sustainability performance?
Environmental
In 2003, the municipality of Interlaken was the first municipality in the Bernese Oberland to be awarded the Energy City label. As a globally known tourist destination, it takes on a responsible pioneering role in local energy policy.
OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLES
OF WASTE RECYCLED
523 ha
HECTARES OF GREEN AREA PER 100 000 POPULATION
Supplier
Hotels are equiped with the GreenSign Level or swisstainabillity label, All guest receive a free public transportation card for the destination with their overnight stay and the congress centre is our biggest partner for the GDSI programm. Sustainabillity cannot be achieved overnight, but we are 100% committed.
OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED HOTELS
OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED VENUES
OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED PCOS/DMCS
Social
The Interlaken region offers all kinds of climate-friendly activities with e-bikes, solar ships, Segways or with stand-up paddle tours and walking tours. For all the experiences offered, it is important that they bring economic benefits as well as being environmentally friendly and socially acceptable. A supporting program for a conference or seminar can be planned with a clear conscience - thanks to the first-class public transport and the numerous mountain railways and providers in the Interlaken holiday region, even without a car.
80
SDG IMPLEMENTATION SCORE
91
SCORE ON SOCIAL PROGRESS INDEX
85
SCORE ON CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX
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About the Global Destination Sustainability Movement

The Global Destination Sustainability Movement (GDSM) brings together the sustainability pioneers of the business and leisure tourism world, working with destinations to co-create their tourism and events strategies, benchmark and improve their sustainability performance and transform value chains in order to catalyse regeneration.

Our purpose is to engage, inspire and enable the business events and tourism industry to become more sustainable and regenerative.

 

Our Methodology

In 2021 the GDS-Index used 71 indicators that evaluate destinations sustainability performance across four key areas. If you are interested, you can read our benchmarking methodology in detail here.

City Environmental
Performance

Climate, Energy and Emissions

Resources

Air Quality

Water

Transportation

Green Areas

Water

City Social
Performance

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Social Progress

Corruption

Personal Safety

Access to Information

Health and Wellness

Inclusiveness

Supplier
Performance

Hotels

Airport

Agencies (PCOs & DMCs)

Restaurants

Venues

Academia

Destination
Management
Performance

Destination Strategy

Policy and Certification

Governance

Capacity Building

Measurement and Reports

Marketing and Comms

Client Support

Accessibility

Generating Impact

Ownership

The GDS­M is not owned by any one organisation. It is operated as a multi-­stakeholder partnership founded and endorsed by IMEX, MCI, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and European Cities Marketing. Gubi Consulting and Guy Bigwood is responsible for the management of the Secretariat.

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