Results > Posts Filed Under > Green Globe

CAST Green Globe membership – a winning partnership for the Caribbean

In 2010, the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) has partnered with Green Globe Certification to provide all Caribbean travel and tourism businesses a combined membership that will greatly assist the delivery of sustainable business practices; environmental training; energy auditing and saving; and the delivery of corporate, social responsibility initiatives; among many other programs to be announced throughout the year.
CAST chairman, Sir Royston O. Hopkin, K.C.M.G., said: “CAST is dedicated to assisting all Caribbean businesses and destinations to become truly sustainable in their everyday operations. We are pleased to welcome Green Globe on to our governing council bringing their 15 years of experience in assisting businesses achieve better environmental and social outcomes.
“The Caribbean is renowned …

Read More » Comments Off

Green Globe launches updated sustainability standard

LOS ANGELES, CA – Green Globe Certification has today launched its latest update to the Green Globe Standard for sustainable operation and management. The Green Globe International Advisory Group, which brings together the knowledge of travel and tourism professionals, as well as environmental experts, has overseen the latest review process.
Updates occur twice per calendar year, and this midyear update has focused on aligning the Green Globe Standard with the internationally-recognized Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria (GSTC).
GreenGlobe CEO, Mr. Guido Bauer said: “Certification of sustainable operation and management has become vitally important for tourism businesses around the world. It is important that Green Globe continuously maintains the relevance of its Standard, while also connecting to the key …

Read More » Comments Off