Who are they?
EarthCheck is one of the world’s leading business advisory groups. It specialises in sustainability and destination management for the travel and tourism industry.
They have a holistic approach to responsible tourism and world-leading science. EarthCheck enables destinations and operators to benchmark and certify their performance with confidence.
EarthCheck collaborates with clients in over 70 countries to help plan for the future. They guide the design, construction, and operation of intelligent buildings. They also help with the responsible management of tourism destinations.
The certification is for organisations across the visitor economy with a defined boundary. It needs to have an appointed representative to be responsible for the management of the certification. It assesses the entire organisation’s management practices.
The programme addresses key global environmental, cultural, social, and economic concerns. It deals with environmental regeneration and improvement. The programme also looks at the conservation of existing natural heritage assets.
Economic concerns addressed in the programme include:
- employment conditions
- support of local economy
- recognition of the seasonality of tourism revenue
How to apply
Visit earthcheck.org for more information and apply.