Certification

Green Globe

Sustainable Tourism and Business

Green Globe members are in over 90 countries around the world, united in their commitment and outstanding achievements in sustainability.

Green Globe Certification for Sustainable Tourism and Business

The Green Globe International Standard for Sustainable Tourism has been developed over decades of research and development. The Green Globe Standard has been applied to a great variety of business types from hotels, hospitality, event venues to management firms and conference venues.

Green Globe Certification with Lucy Agace

Green Globe provides the highest international standards worldwide and I am proud to be their only independent auditor in the UK. The Green Globe Standard includes 44 core criteria and over 380 compliance indicators and to gain a certification 50% pass rate is required. If you are interested in learning more about this certification Lucy is on hand to help you.

Today, there is greater pressure for businesses across all industries to require certification to provide independent assurance that their enterprises operate sustainably. For more than two decades Green Globe has been providing sustainability certification, so if you want to do the very best for the planet, you need to meet the very best standard.

Across the planet Green Globe certified members include these world-renowned hotels and businesses: Hilton Resorts, Hyatt, Movenpick, Bastion Hotels, Grand Massif Domaines Skiables, Wyndham, Parc Le Pal, Congress Union Celle, Hotel de Paris (Monte Carlo) and Club Med.

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The Green Globe Standard

The Green Globe Standard is based on the following global standards and agreements:

  • Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria
  • Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism Criteria (STC Partnership)
  • Baseline Criteria of the Sustainable Tourism Certification Network of the Americas
  • Agenda 21 and principles for Sustainable Development endorsed by 182 Governments at the United Nations Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992
  • IO 9001 / 14001 / 19011 (International Standard Organization)

Green Globe Process

Once you have decided to take a certification you first become a Green Globe member directly on their website. Here the membership is paid and l am assigned as your auditor. My charges are also paid through their website once the audit is completed. A business has a year to complete the certification process. All the criteria are accessed through your account on their website, where Green Globe will remove any Non-Applicable compliances beforehand. Here you upload all required policies and other evidence documents for the auditor to consider and help direct. Once you have become a member I cannot work as a consultant for you. An auditor is required to be independent and impartial during the audit.

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