Our Society for Sustainable Tourism & Development Inc.-SSTDI offers Capacity Building, Educational programs and Green Solutions and Services for public stakeholders: Destinations – LGUs and host communities; private stakeholders – resorts, hospitality, tour operators and businesses with Global Sustainable Tourism Council standards. Training programs and solutions 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. Waste water (P.T. Amanaid Philippines) and Waste to Energy (W2E) Solutions as well as other green innovations are now offered to LGUs and tourism industry for various environmental laws compliance.
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Learn and Lead. SSTDI Green Leaders® Capacity Building & Training Worskhops©:
- Sustainable tourism development and stewardship: Green Hotels, The Clean Blue, Zero Carbon Resorts; Ecological Solidwaste Management – Waste to Energy; Urban-Ecological Planning & Design; Renewable, Efficient Energy & Management; Water & Waste Water Management.
- Environmental & Cultural Conservation: Ecotourism planning and promotion, Green Fins Sustainable Diving, Marine Habitats & Conservation; Eco Guiding & Interpretation; Environmental & Biodiversity Conservation & Education
- Train the Trainers Program: Sustainable Construction, Landscape & Interiors, Eco Lodges Design & Best Practices
- Green Leaders Training from Policies to Practices: Sustainable Dining, Green Supplies & Suppliers, Responsible Travel Best Practices; Triple Bottom Line Business Models – Health & Wellness Getaway; Green Resorts & Events.
GREEN FINS, Sustainable Diving & Snorkeling is an innovative Conservation initiative designed around threats to coral reef biodiversity. It is a practical system to implement environmentally friendly guidelines and a robust management and assessment system to monitor success and apply lessons learned. Green Fins in the Philippines was first launched in 2004 with many early success in trying to get the diving community to follow the Code of Conduct. Watch the Green Fins video YouTube channel.
Our International Support
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM‘s mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
Asia-Pacific Forum for Environment and Development (APFED), a regional group of eminent experts operating since its establishment in 2001 with the support by Ministry of the Environment, Japan, aims to address critical issues facing Asia and the Pacific and to propose new models for equitable and sustainable development of the region. APFED launched in 2005 the APFED Showcase Programme, implemented with the supporting institutional mechanism called the Asia-Pacific Regional Network of Policy Research Institute for Environmental and Sustainable Development (NetRes).
“We are working to make sure we don’t only protect the environment, we also improve governance.”