Evening swim in Copenhagen harbour
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Dinner Restaurant Gemyse in Tivoli

Sustainable Copenhagen

Copenhagen is a frontrunner when it comes to adopting sustainable solutions and the city has one of the world's most ambitious climate policies - with a goal of being the first carbon-neutral capital city by 2025. 

Sustainable Copenhagen

Upon arrival to Copenhagen Airport, you cannot escape noticing the off-shore park of wind-turbines. They serve as a constant reminder of the city’s commitment to sustainability.

Sustainable Checklist

Wonderful Copenhagen’s ambition for 2030 is that tourism in Greater Copenhagen positively impacts local and global sustainable development. Let us inspire you with sustainable initiatives for your event, and help us keep Copenhagen a green city for events and conferences.

Search for sustainable hotels & venues

Go to our Copenhagen Meetingplanner Guide where you easily can browse for venues and hotels with sustainable credentials and commitments

Leading by example

Copenhagen CVB became the world’s first certified Green Tourism Organisation

In 2019, Copenhagen sat a new international standard for sustainable tourism, as Wonderful Copenhagen CVB became the world’s first certified Green Tou...

1. in the SDG's Index and Dashboards Report

Denmark is currently ranked 1. in the Sustainable Development Report 2019, which describes countries’ progress towards achieving the SDGs.

2nd in the Global Destination Sustainability Index

Copenhagen is also ranked 2nd on the International Congress and Convention Association’s Global Destination Sustainability Index.

70% of the hotels in the city are eco-certified

Sleeping with a green conscious in Copenhagen is not a challenge, since 70% of the hotel rooms in the city are eco-certified and several hotels and ho...

New strategy: Tourism for good

An invitation to a journey towards sustainable tourism by 2030. Wonderful Copenhagen’s ambition for 2030 is that tourism in Greater Copenhagen positively impacts local and global sustainable development. Read the strategy here.

Case: Tomorrows Urban Travel 2018

Tomorrow's Urban Travel 2018 in Copenhagen had ambitious ideas for making conferences more eco-friendly. Check out their 9 initiatives for making the conference sustainable.

What's new on Copenhagen's sustainable scene

Wonderful Copenhagen becomes world’s first certified Green Tourism Organization

Copenhagen sets a new international standard for sustainable tourism as Wonderful Copenhagen, becomes the world’s first certified Green Tourism Organi...

Record attendance as Copenhagen becomes first Northern European destination to host BIO-Europe conference

A unique cross-country and sectoral collaboration helped Copenhagen secure Europe’s largest life science partnering conference, BIO-Europe.

Lonely Planet loves “Denmark’s capital of cool”

Copenhagen has been named the world’s top city for travellers in 2019 by world-leading travel authority Lonely Planet. The city receives the accolade ...

Copenhagen named best city in Europe for clean transport

It is no secret that the majority of Copenhageners use their bike as their primary form of transportation.

Green on the go - the Copenhagen way

Experience the city like the locals. Jump in the saddle or take a dip in the harbour's clean waters. There a many ways to take in the shape of the city

Organic restaurants

Many of the Copenhagen restaurants go for an organic or largely organic menu. Whether you are into Italian, Nordic cuisine or just a Danish hot dog yo...

Sustainable activities

Swim in the clean waters of the city's harbour baths or ride around on the electric city bike and make your visit sustainable the Copenhagen way. So t...

Gardens and parks

Copenhagen has many parks and gardens that are perfect places to relax, sunbathe, go for a stroll or have a picnic. The King’s Garden is a popular spo...

Take a dip in the city's harbour baths

Did you know that the water is so clean you can swim in it? In Copenhagen you are never far from a beach and during summer you can also go for a swim ...

A little teaser on Copenhagen's green vibes