Did you know that small to mid-sized businesses with a well-planned sustainability strategy can increase their profits by up to 51%? Based on years of research and hands-on work with a wide range of businesses, author and speaker Bob Willard... Read More >
Is your tourism business or organization interested in sustainability? If you haven't already, the first thing you should do is engage your most important resource; your staff. Getting your team involved with or taking the lead role on your green... Read More >
This is the fourth in a series of articles that is responding directly to what the tourism industry in Canada has identified as its top priorities when it comes to being green. If you’d like to share with us what’s... Read More >
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.
In... Read More >
Last week at Green Tourism Canada, we received an email from a member about sustainable purchasing. She was wondering if we had a list of “green suppliers” in her area that she could consider purchasing from. I decided to pick... 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 >
We all know New Year’s resolutions can be hard to stick with and that’s why we’re going to try hard to help your business stay on top of your sustainability goals this year. After all, that’s sort of our mission, with... Read More >
Watch out Canada! 2017 marks the International Year of Sustainable Tourism and we are super excited to keep you inspired with what opportunities this presents for your business. Read on for some suggestions and stay tuned for more “International Year”... Read More >
Moving your company towards sustainability needs to come from both the top down as well as the bottom up. Once an executive decision is made to support sustainability, there needs to be ongoing support to establish and implement a green... Read More >
The calm serenity of nature, the distant chirping of sea birds, the anxiety of waiting for something exciting to happen… and then you see it. A black fin rising out of the water, mist sprays high into the air, water... Read More >
Does your business have any eco logos, third-party environmental certifications, or have a policy to use products or services that have environmental certifications (like Ocean Wise, Fair Trade, Certified Organic, Green Tourism, etc.)?
How are you sharing these credentials with the... Read More >
Since the 1990s, the Ecological Footprint movement has gained momentum. This idea emerged to measure our human demand for the earth’s resources. The size of our ecological footprint depends on how fast we consume resources and generate waste in comparison... Read More >
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