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Tourism with a sustainable twist
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Tourism with a sustainable twist
7 August, 2017 at 7:18 am 0
Elena Rodríguez Blanco, our Co-Founder and Experience Curator, was this month’s guest blogger in Positive Impact website. She talks about our platform and our fun and sustainable activities in the cities. (more…)
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Barcelona +Acumen
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Barcelona +Acumen
10 July, 2017 at 8:44 am 0
On 28 June we participated in the Barcelona + Acumen event, talking about our propose to improve the cities.
Barcelona +Acumen is the first Spanish-speaking chapter worldwide aimed to create a local community of people and actors interested in sustainable initiatives pursuing social and environmental impact.   Know more about them: www.plusacumen.org/chapter/barcelona  
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Let’s talk: Airbnb
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Let’s talk: Airbnb
3 July, 2017 at 1:52 pm 0
A poster child for the sharing economy, Airbnb is the online platform that allows individuals to rent rooms to visitors from around the world, as an alternative to traditional hotels and B&Bs. But by allowing people to monetise their assets in this way, is the platform a force for good, or does it leave a lot to be desired? Ari Kestin and Elena Rodriguez Blanco discuss both ends of the spectrum.  Here you can read the full article: Ethos Magazine.
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Authenticitys Summit 2017 featured in The International year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
26 May, 2017 at 7:34 am 0
2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, and the Authenticitys Summit has been featured in the agenda with travel, education, and fashion our core values for this sustainability summit. This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the contribution of sustainable tourism to development among public and private sector decision-makers and the public, while mobilizing all stakeholders to work together in making tourism a catalyst for positive change. (more…)
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Work 4 Progress: Innovation for promoting jobs
25 May, 2017 at 9:50 pm 0
A key challenge in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is to create decent jobs, particularly for women and youth. Elena Rodríguez Blanco, founder of Authenticitys will be a speaker at the brainstorming session entitled Work 4 Progress: Innovation for promoting jobs during the European Development Days by “la Caixa” Banking Foundation. (more…)
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¨Happiness has a new address¨ Authenticitys Sustainability Summit on the news:
25 May, 2017 at 3:23 pm 0
¨Each one of us strives to make the world a better place to live in. But this tickling thought seems daunting and far-fetched. With its great ideas and aspirations to offer people the opportunity to pitch in a larger cause of improving the world, Authenticitys was founded on the belief that everybody should be able to travel the world and explore other cultures and religions.¨ (more…)
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Sustainability Summit in Barcelona, the debate about transforming cities through positive social impact
25 May, 2017 at 3:08 pm 0
sustainability-summit-barcelona-2017 This year has been named as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations and to celebrate, Authenticitys presented its Annual Summit, in the second edition of the only event that focuses on tourism, sustainable fashion and educational experiences with social impact in the big cities. (more…)
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Premis Alimara 2017
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Premis Alimara 2017
24 April, 2017 at 9:21 pm 0
On April 21, the XXXIII Premis Alimara was held on the international campus of Tourism, Hotel and Gastronomy CETT-UB in Barcelona. The event awards the best national and international tourist promotion initiatives and is promoted by the CETT Group, together with B Travel, the International Tourism Fair of Catalonia. (more…)
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El País talks about the B Corp companies
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El País talks about the B Corp companies
24 April, 2017 at 8:48 pm 0
The newspaper El País has launched a report about the B Corp system, the business movement that prioritizes social and environmental impact over economic benefit. We, from Authenticitys, are very proud to say that we have the B Corp certificate since August of last year. We believe in being part of a movement with one common goal: to change and redefine business to be a force for good. (more…)
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Managing Resources – The sharing economy
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Managing Resources – The sharing economy
23 April, 2017 at 9:30 pm 0
On 25th of February, Authenticitys participated on the Doing Good Doing Well Conference in Barcelona, organized by IESE Business School. We talked about Managing Resources - The sharing economy in a shared panel with Jaime Rodríguez from BlaBlaCar, Bernardo Reiner from WallaPop, Oriol Segarra from Tradebe and Joan Fontrodona.
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