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26 Another challenge is relative to the field of the environment. Tourism activities can cause impacts on ecosystems, so it is necessary to promote the efficient management of resources and to support measures against climate change. Responsible production and consumption are also considered key challenges, with regard to both the supply chain of the companies of the sector and the promotion of sustainable consumption patterns among tourists. Creating partnerships and opportunities for dialogue between different actors, such as companies, governments, civil society and the education sector, is essential in order to promote knowledge-sharing and to multiply the impact. An additional challenge is related to the need for transparency processes in the organizations of the sector, promoting the preparation of sustainability reports. Furthermore, it is important to preserve destinations and to promote sustainable and smart cities that benefit local people and tourists. Lastly, the sustainable management of supply chains is a key issue for ensuring the sustainability of the sector, particularly in relation with the assessment, training and contracting of suppliers. The 13 companies participating in this project have highlighted five Sustainable Development Goals they consider priorities for the tourism sector in Spain: Goals 5, 8, 11, 13 and 17. «Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls» Promote measures to guarantee the same labor rights and opportunities for women. «Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all» The tourism industry can give access to decent work opportunities, particularly in developing countries.


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