Greening the Islands Foundation

May 31, 2024

SIDS4: GTI Foundation Calls for Setting 100% Renewables as a Priority for Islands Over the Next Decade

GTI Foundation hosted a successful side event co-organised with UN DESA and the Government of Tonga, launched the GTI Sofa with interventions of Mia Mottley and Francesco La Camera Greening the Islands (GTI) Foundation took active part in the 4th International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4), held on 27-30 May 2024 in Antigua …

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Dialogue4Tourism: a new Interreg Euro-MED project promoting institutional dialogue and innovative policies for sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean

The increase in global tourism leads to overtourism, seasonal tourism and the emergence of new tourism concepts, with impacts and challenges for local populations and authorities.   This is the focus of Interreg Euro-MED programme (2021-2027) that promotes circular tourism with innovation to sustain ecosystem services and preserve resources and heritage, emphasizing results and recommendations …

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Sustainable Tourism on EU Islands: Practical Proposals through a Productive Exchange between Institutions, Academia, and Industry Professionals.

On May 24th and 25th, the conference “Sustainable Tourism on the Islands of the European Union” took place in Lipari (Aeolian Islands, Italy). Organized by Federalberghi Isole Eolie in collaboration with the Observatory on Tourism for Islands Economy (OTIE), and sponsored by the Regional Department of Tourism, Sports and Entertainment, the Sicilian Regional Assembly, and …

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The inclusion of AWE within the German Renewable Energy Act represents an outstanding opportunity for islands

Getting Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) into the German Renewable Energy Act (EEG) marks the world’s first remuneration specific to AWE, significantly reducing market risks for investments in German and European high-tech companies. It also creates a crucial foundation for AWE to make a substantial contribution to the energy transition, and increasing policy makers awareness scaling …

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GTI Observatory Report – Navigating challenges and embracing a circular future for sustainable waste management on small islands

The GTI Observatory Report is a comprehensive work that looks at the main challenges faced by islands along their decarbonization path, analysing sector by sector the problems with a focus on technology, policy, and finance. With the involvement of the Observatory members and partners, it identifies the most innovative and sustainable solutions and presents the …

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