Without a doubt, the era of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) has arrived as a worldwide trend for sustainable growth throughout industries. Previously, businesses were mainly assessed based on their financial achievements but recently their ESG values are also being scrutinized more than ever by both stakeholders and consumers. This applies to the MICE industry as well.
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Korea has recently successfully launched the satellite launch rocket Nuri and the lunar probe Danuri in succession. Based on these achievements, the country is securing a stronger global standing academically and technologically in terms of space science. Korea is also being recognized for its ability to attract relevant MICE events.
Located at the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula, the coastal city of Busan features diverse elements ranging from a world-class MICE infrastructure to mountains, rivers, and the sea, making it an optimal location to enjoy both business and pleasure. As a result, the number of bleisure and workcation visitors is on the rise, and Busan is making vigorous marketing efforts as Korea’s only maritime bleisure city.
UIA's latest newsletter features an interview with Dr Young Nam Kim, Senior Researcher in Oceanography and Executive Committee member and co-organiser of the 7th International Marine Debris Conference (7IMDC)
The contents to be addressed in this Eighth Workshop are structured in conferences and round tables aimed at identifying the emerging threats of microplastics with their potential effect on health, environment and climate change, promoting applied research, circular economy and favoring the development of sustainable chemistry as a strategy to mitigate.
Associate professor Katri Lindfors has been in the organizing committee of numerous Tampere Celiac Disease symposia, and she is a board member in the International Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (ISSCD).