UNWTO announces alliance with IFC to create training programs
One of the main focuses of the new initiative will be to work with private sector partners to promote green finance and share experiences in acquiring resources for sustainable buildings
Under the new Investment Readiness for Green Finance Mechanisms initiative, the UNWTO will work alongside the IFC, which is a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries, on a series of training programmes. One of the main focuses of the new initiative will be working with private sector partners to promote green finance and share experience in resourcing sustainable buildings. The initial cooperation will consist in a series of trainings to promote green investments for a long term the recovery of the tourism sector. The first training is planned to start on 4 June, 2020 at 15:00 CET in a webinar format, and it will culminate with an accreditation training provided by the EDGE Experts.
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-Identify aggregators across the hotel value chain in order to promote and implement sustainability measures (Performance and Efficiency).
-Provide skills training on green building adoption and transitions to enable sustainable investments (Accreditations and Certifications).
-Facilitate sustainable investment mechanisms to access green finance opportunities (Compliance and Brand Reputation).