EarthCheck is the world’s leading certification, consulting and advisory group for sustainable destinations and tourism organisations. For over 30 years, EarthCheck has worked with governments, businesses and destinations to deliver science-backed, strategic and sustainable outcomes. EarthCheck supports a legacy of success and expertise in the tourism businesses’ sustainability journey.
The Green Growth 2050 Global Standard and Sustainability Reporting Framework is an international online solution that allows travel and tourism organisations to assess the overall sustainability and CSR performance of their individual properties and portfolios. It includes over 450 sustainability indicators making it the most comprehensive travel and tourism-based standard available.
Green Key is a voluntary eco-certification programme and the leading standard for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry. The high sustainability standards expected of Green Key’s certified establishments are maintained through a strict set of criteria, rigorous documentation, frequent on-site audits, and third-party verification.
The Hoteles más Verdes certification standard, which is aligned with the tourism industry's Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria, aims to strengthen the application of good sustainable management practices, providing training and support tools to improve eco-efficiency by minimising negative impacts and maximising positive ones in the social, cultural and environmental contexts of destinations.
Green Globe Certification provides certification for the sustainable operations and management of travel and tourism companies and their related supplier businesses. Its Standard is recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. The Green Globe Certification is an Affiliate Member of the United
Nations World Tourism Organisation UNWTO.
The Eco Certification is Malta’s national scheme for ensuring the environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural sustainability of hotels and farmhouses on the Maltese Islands. Since its launch in 2002, its criteria have shifted from an environmental scheme to a sustainable one covering environmental, social, cultural, economic, quality and health & safety.
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Ecotourism Kenya promotes responsible tourism practices within the tourism industry. This entails encouraging the adoption of the best approaches using tourism resources, working with local communities and managing waste and emissions. The Eco-rating Certification recognises best practices in business, conservation, community and cultural performance among accommodation facilities.
Responsible Tourism Tanzania (RTTZ) is a non-profit organisation that encourages and promotes a more sustainable tourism industry within Tanzania. RTTZ provides various services and functions to support the tourism industry in sustainably managing its business. These include providing internationally accepted standards and an auditing and evaluation process accompanied by a certification scheme.
The Sustainability Requirements launched by the Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) are aimed at improving the environmental performance of the hospitality industry through a range of policies and standards. The main purpose of the DET Classification System is to provide a framework for Dubai hotels to reduce their carbon footprint and improve the visitor experience.
The Seychelles Sustainable Tourism label is a commitment to a nationwide project by the Government of Seychelles to mainstream biodiversity into the production sector activities, including the tourism industry. Through a set of established standards, it aims to encourage and guide tourism operators to play a vital role in adopting best practices in the operation of their businesses.
Green Key Global is North America's environmental certification body, offering standardised programmes and resources, designed specifically for the hotel and meetings industries. Best-in-class third-party certification programme Green Key Eco-Rating leverages corporate social responsibility and supports sustainable initiatives across the industry to benefit the environment and improve fiscal performance.
LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a globally recognised symbol of excellence in green building. LEED certification ensures electricity cost savings, lower carbon emissions and healthier environments. The LEED rating systems work for all buildings at all phases of development
and are meant to challenge project teams and inspire outside-the-box solutions.
The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Green Mark scheme is an internationally recognised green building rating system tailored for tropical climate. It provides a comprehensive framework for assessing the overall environmental performance of new and existing buildings to promote sustainable design and best practices in construction and operations in buildings.
Green Seal is a global non-profit organisation with a mission to transform the economy for a healthier, greener world. Since 1989, it has applied rigorous standards for health, environmental sustainability, and product performance to its certification programmes. The certification mark is a universal symbol that a product or service meets a high benchmark of health and environmental leadership.
The German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) certification system was first introduced to the market in 2009 and is now internationally recognised as the Global Benchmark for Sustainability. As a planning and optimisation tool, it helps implement a holistic and sustainable quality. The DGNB System is based on the three central sustainability areas of ecology, economy and sociocultural issues.
ECOsmart by Greengage is the international sustainability certification widely used by hotels to demonstrate their commitment to sustainable practices and achievement of recognised standards. Individual properties are evaluated against a comprehensive set of environmental and CSR criteria to determine the award level from Bronze to Platinum.