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The overall project aim is to establish a post project EU wide business sustainability knowledge acquisition and training system that can function in the Agenda 2020-2030 policy-making decade as a service to support all European tourism SMEs throughout the supply chain in their move towards sustainable consumption and production (Sustainable Development Goal 12: Sustainable Consumption and Production), minimising their environmental impacts on the European territory (SDG 13: Climate Action, SDG 14: Life under water and SDG 15: Life on land) and creating worthwhile and lasting employment opportunities (SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth).

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To boost SME sustainability and enable timely and effective knowledge transfer throughout the EU, the project will deliver:

1) A consortium of eight business networks/ Chambers of Commerce and TRIANGLE Knowledge Alliance Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) as a coherent European wide knowledge and innovation information sharing community to support SME sustainability implementation.

2) An EU wide sustainability toolkit and training service based on the platform.

3) Implementation of that service in an exemplary manner in 9 destinations in the 6 partner countries Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia and Italy with UNESCO cultural heritage sites and Natura 2000 sites in which SME sustainability is an immediate necessity.

4) Bringing 70 tourism SMEs located in Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia and Italy into a common continuous development process that improves their knowledge acquisition, market access and local to global promotion in the Travel Green Europe app that links businesses going green to other businesses and customers.


    From January 2021 to June 2023: Major Outcomes 


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