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Monaco 2019 GDS-Index Report
2019 Performance Overview
DMO
Supplier
Social
Environmental
Performance Highlights
Summary
Environmental
Supplier
Social
The Monaco Government Tourist & convention Authority promotes the Destination and works in synergy with all industry partners to make Monaco a Responsible Destination. In the meantime, our Destination Management Organisation is playing a key role in raising public awareness.
The Principality has been committed to protecting the environment for a very long time; it has grown stronger since the advent of H.S.H. Prince Albert II fifteen years ago. He has engaged the Principality of Monaco on path to cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 % before 2030 compared to 1990 and has renewed His commitment to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. His many actions in favor of preserving Oceans has made Him one of the most committed head of state in the fight against climate change. Monaco has built innovative soft mobility infrastructure and has preserved its green space which represent 20 % of the territory). Most of the hotels are certified and majority of restaurants offer local, organic and seasonal food.
Monaco Convention Bureau together with the department in charge of responsible tourism (SEPC Certified) are offering sustainable solutions to meeting and event organizers. They extend advise and support in the choice of venues and suppliers. They are valuable intermediaries when the organizer wishes to involve local leaders in the field of sustainability. They could also provide financial support depending on the size of the event and the impact on the country's sustainable action. This mobilization aims to give more legitimacy and content, two important aspects to ensure the success of the event.
Monaco has made commitments at the local level with the implementation of policies aimed at promoting energy transition and soft mobility introducing an effective social model and protecting the environment, in particular the marine environment of the Principality; The Destination is very safe and takes into account the quality of life of the residents. Due to the current worldwide health crisis, a label has been created : the Monaco Safe certification, to guarantee a secure environment in the Principality. In terms of tourism, the DMO promotes a tourism with focus on accessibility.
Summary
The Monaco Government Tourist & convention Authority promotes the Destination and works in synergy with all industry partners to make Monaco a Responsible Destination. In the meantime, our Destination Management Organisation is playing a key role in raising public awareness.
Does Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority have a Sustainability Strategy?
Does Monaco have a sustainable destination certificate?
Does Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority report on its sustainability performance?
Environmental
The Principality has been committed to protecting the environment for a very long time; it has grown stronger since the advent of H.S.H. Prince Albert II fifteen years ago. He has engaged the Principality of Monaco on path to cutting its greenhouse gas emissions by 50 % before 2030 compared to 1990 and has renewed His commitment to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. His many actions in favor of preserving Oceans has made Him one of the most committed head of state in the fight against climate change. Monaco has built innovative soft mobility infrastructure and has preserved its green space which represent 20 % of the territory). Most of the hotels are certified and majority of restaurants offer local, organic and seasonal food.
OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLES
OF WASTE RECYCLED
123 ha
HECTARES OF GREEN AREA PER 100 000 POPULATION
Supplier
Monaco Convention Bureau together with the department in charge of responsible tourism (SEPC Certified) are offering sustainable solutions to meeting and event organizers. They extend advise and support in the choice of venues and suppliers. They are valuable intermediaries when the organizer wishes to involve local leaders in the field of sustainability. They could also provide financial support depending on the size of the event and the impact on the country's sustainable action. This mobilization aims to give more legitimacy and content, two important aspects to ensure the success of the event.
OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED HOTELS
OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED VENUES
OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED PCOS/DMCS
Social
Monaco has made commitments at the local level with the implementation of policies aimed at promoting energy transition and soft mobility introducing an effective social model and protecting the environment, in particular the marine environment of the Principality; The Destination is very safe and takes into account the quality of life of the residents. Due to the current worldwide health crisis, a label has been created : the Monaco Safe certification, to guarantee a secure environment in the Principality. In terms of tourism, the DMO promotes a tourism with focus on accessibility.
70
SDG IMPLEMENTATION SCORE
88
SCORE ON SOCIAL PROGRESS INDEX
72
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

The GDS-Index uses 69 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

Sustainability Strategy

Energy and Emissions

Resources

Air Quality

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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