Welcome to your Information, Capacity Building & Learning Center. We offer consultancy services, learning, capacity building and bespoke sustainable development programs:
Green Destinations Program
Learning and capacity building for host communities and cities to be a Green Destinations, with set of criteria to measure, monitor and improve the sustainability policy and management of destinations and regions. It makes sustainable development concrete, objective and demonstrable; covering the following themes: Destination Management, Nature & Scenery, Environment & Climate, Culture & Tradition, Social Well-Being, Business & Hospitality
In the framework of the Green Destinations Global Leaders Program, the Green Travel Guide concept is developed as a means of strengthening sustainable regional development and green promotion. Since early 2019 we cooperate with a number of destinations in piloting the concept; one of these is Schouwen-Duiveland, the first certified Green Destination in the Netherlands.
The aim of a Green Travel Guide is to promote an attractive and responsible holiday and leisure offer in selected destinations by:
- Encouraging businesses and governments to meet criteria that are aligned with the with Green Destinations’ G.R.E.E.N. values;
- Monitoring and verifying sustainability aspects through independent checks;
- Supporting the promotion of regions as green holiday destinations.
In addition to participation in our destination certification program, the Green Travel Guide offers local governments and their business sector a new tool to boost its development as a “Green Destination” and for a more coherent promotion of “sustainable attractions and companies “. Based on the first pilots we will evaluate the wider market potential of this tool among tour operators, travel agents, consumers.
Learn ways to “green” your next event. Book, learn or implement a Sustainable Events Management with CSR Workshop. Make your next Festival or Fiesta a green/eco-friendly event!
Corporate Social Responsible Programs
“You make a living by what you get, you make a life with what you give”
Support and communicate your corporate citizenship and concern in community & socially responsible initiatives.
Good Governance for Local Government Units (LGUs)
Effective sustainability planning, maximizing social and economic benefits for the local community; enhancing cultural heritage; and reducing negative impacts to the environment.
Assist in sustainable development and tourism facilitating tools for non-government/ non-profit organizations. Provide outsourcing and/or local partnership implementation arm for other NGOs, international organizations
Our Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc.-SST offers Learning, Capacity Building, Educational programs, Green Solutions and Services for public stakeholders: Destinations – LGUs and host communities; Private stakeholders – Hotels, Resorts, Hospitality, Tour Operators and Businesses with Green Destinations, Global Leaders Program and Green Travel Guide platform to include Environmental Conservation and Compliance, Good Governance, Climate Resilience, to address global challenges of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): food security, poverty alleviation, environmental sustainability and climate resilience for the local host community. Water waste -STP (P.T. Amanaid Philippines) and Waste to Energy (W2E) solutions as well as other green destinations innovations are now offered to LGUs and tourism industry for law compliance.
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