Lone cyclist under the trees in the greenery of Glasgow Green


A video showcasing Glasgow's sustainable credentials

Glasgow: Dear Green Place

Glasgow is one of Europe’s leading sustainable tourism destinations. The city has an overall goal to be net zero by 2030 and acknowledges the destination’s role in promoting and encouraging responsible tourism and events.

Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals as inspiration, the city is focusing on taking forward the Glasgow Tourism 2030 Strategy.

In 2023 Glasgow was ranked 8th within the Global Destination Sustainability (GDS) Index, against 100+ other destinations across the world.

Glasgow's journey to a more sustainable future


GDS Website 2

Blue toned logo reading Global Destination Sustainability Index, #8 in the world, #1 in East & West Europe, #1 in the UK

GT Scotland Silver

Green oval logo with the wording The Green Tourism Business Scheme, Silver

UCI Bike City Square

Logo reading UCI Bike City

Sustainable Food Places Silver Website

Silver logo that reads Sustainable Food places Glasgow Silver

We’re proud to work with venues in Glasgow, many of which are proactively adopting sustainable practices that are very much aligned with our own goals and ambitions.

Carly Thompson, Events Manager at Scottish Renewables