Uppsala, Sweden

Organisation: Uppsala Convention Bureau 

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Performance Overview (2018)

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Performance Highlights

Does [DMO] have a Sustainability
Strategy?

Does [CITY] have a sustainable destination certificate?

Does [DMO] report on its sustainability performance?

Uppsala as one of the founding partner in ICCA Scandinavia Sustainability Index has done quite well in achieving good results and top positions in the ranking. The sustainable work of the local meetings industry is very goal oriented and the Convention Bureau together with it's industry partners work for continous progress and leadership in the matter. We have followed the example of the municipallity in setting high goals for the convention bureau, partners and our common projects. We are most proud of engaging the accual local hosts and meetings ambassadeurs in the work of environmental, social and economical sustainabilty. Together with them we meet up in forums over the year to discuss how we all can help to progress and perform better. We aim to have all major events and congresses certified already in 2017 and we hope to get the industry to involve in social sustainability events over the year to come. 100% of the convention centres and 88% of the hotels rooms are eco-certified.

SDG IMPLEMENTATION SCORE

0%

SCORE ON SOCIAL PROGRESS INDEX

0%

SCORE ON CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX

0%

Uppsala has over the last year started to work with local partners of social sustainability programs and to communicate towards local meeting planners and meeting hosts to set an example and act upon supporting local initiatives when organising their meetings and events. We arrange sustainability forums for the hosts to meet with local charities and social projects and we send out a quarterly newsletter to the about 550 local hosts at the universities, the university hospital, the municipallity and other local associations representatives with more information and contact details.

100%


OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED HOTELS

100%


OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED VENUES

100%


OF SUSTAINABILITY CERTIFIED PCOS/DMCS

Uppsala has high ambitions when it comes to environmental work and strive to accomplish it's main goals in accordance to the environmental and climat plan for 2014-2023. To mention but a few of the goals/ * by 2020 reduce the green house emissions by another 30%, * All renewable and climate neutral heating by 2020, * Solar energy to 30 MW by 2020, * All transportation owned or financed by the city shall be fossile fuled only by 2020, * The citys energy use should be unchanged in year 2020 when compared to the amount in 2014 *100% ecological food by all publicly funded functions in 2023, such as childcare, schools and elderly homes, to name but a few. 100% of the convention centres and 88% of the hotels rooms are eco-certified.

50%


OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLES

1%


OF WASTE
RECYCLED

3,000 ha

HECTARES OF GREEN AREA PER 100 000 POPULATION

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