Green Tourism recently conducted a survey in partnership with the Tourism Industry Associations of Canada, Ontario and British Columbia. We wanted to find out what information tourism businesses and organizations would find the most valuable when it comes to sustainability.
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Did you know that measuring and reducing your carbon footprint can help you cut costs while reducing your environmental impacts? Make a pledge to measure your carbon footprint in 2017 and we'll send you a free workbook on how to do... Read More >
Spring is the perfect time to check in on those green business goals we keep waxing poetic about over here at Green Tourism Canada, and it’s also a great time to check in on your progress. Why? Well, it’s been... Read More >
Finding ways to conserve energy will not only move your business in a more sustainable direction, but will also save you money immediately. Energy bills (from lighting, heating and cooling buildings/facilities) are usually some of the most significant costs for businesses. Creating... Read More >
Released today , the 2016 WWF Living Planet Report, written in conjunction with the Zoological Society of London, says wildlife populations are set to continue their dramatic decline, ending with only 1/3 f of the species populations of 1970. Yikes! This study... Read More >
As more consumers become environmentally conscious, many businesses are discovering the benefits of going green. The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association is working hard to help businesses in the region improve their environmental impact to attract these consumers by showcasing tourism companies... Read More >
As humans, we continually shape our local environments. Buildings have become a prominent feature in our landscapes, and over the years their environmental and social impacts have been questioned. The first wave of green building was in response to energy... Read More >
There are numerous myths about what it means for businesses to improve their sustainability performance. But research shows that if you don’t go green you will be left behind. Go green ideas may be easier to implement than you think,... Read More >
Do you have a green story to tell? Evidence shows that you better, or you could be missing out on new customers. In this article you will find 5 steps to building and sharing your authentic green business story.
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Wondering if you should become Green Tourism Certified or LEED Certified? This article clarifies how these two certifications go hand in hand, especially for a tourism business.
According to Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), buildings generate up to 35% of all... Read More >
Bear Claw Lodge is located in the stunning Kispiox Valley, 1.5 hours north of Smithers, British Columbia. Their 15,000 sqft luxury lodge is a bucket list destination for heliskiers (visiting Baldy Mountain), fishermen (fishing the largest wild steelhead in the world),... Read More >
By Lindsay Eason
Think going carbon neutral is something you should do, but don’t really know what it's all about? Join the club. Thousands of businesses are taking the leap in business sustainability and becoming carbon neutral by purchasing carbon offsets.... Read More >
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