Carbon mitigation by Queensland tourism enterprises

Zeppel, Heather and Beaumont, Narelle (2012) Carbon mitigation by Queensland tourism enterprises. International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, 17 (4). pp. 28-34.

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Abstract

This paper reports on carbon mitigation by environmentally certified Queensland tourism enterprises (n=83). The survey results profile attitudes to climate change, emissions auditing, carbon mitigation actions, and motives for emissions reduction. The main reasons for carbon actions were marketing climate friendly tourism, attracting green tourists, and cost savings.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © H Zeppel & N Beaumont. Authors retain copyright of their own materials. The IJOB, however, requests authors to provide clearance that materials may be used for educational purposes.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2013 02:21
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2015 23:57
Uncontrolled Keywords: carbon mitigation; eco-efficiency; green practices; tourism SMEs; Queensland
Fields of Research : 06 Biological Sciences > 0699 Other Biological Sciences > 069902 Global Change Biology
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150605 Tourism Resource Appraisal
05 Environmental Sciences > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/22642

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