We often hear about and talk about innovation, but what does it mean, why is it important, and how can it be a meaningful part of social development and business solutions? Is it about problem solving? Staying current? Disruption? Breaking rules? Making a difference?
Training insights by Cynthia Ord, travel consultant and marketing specialist, instructor for the Online Certificate Program in Sustainable Community Development by Village Earth and Colorado State University.
Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day is a great "teachable moment" to promote environmental awareness. To celebrate Earth Day and to share inspirations for environmental actions, here are some sites on sustainability solutions and eco-innovations.
Dr. Xavier Font of Leeds Metropolitan University and Respondeco has worked extensively in both academic and business fields focused on responsible and sustainable tourism product development, marketing, and communications.
The World Travel Market (WTM), a leading international tourism industry exhibition, offered opportunities to learn about responsible tourism, through discussions on critical issues related to the tourism industry's footprint and various social events showcasing innovative ideas and inspirations
It is safe to say that in the development world human capital development (HCD) is generally considered important for achieving sustained growth and sustainable results. What does it really mean to invest in people, and how can such an “investment” make a measurable impact?