Biodiversity and CSR in the Tourism Sector

 
 

Official Project Titel:

 

 

Project Duration:

 

Project Partners:

 

Supported by:

Integration of biodiversity-relevant aspects in current development and implementation processes of CSR in tourism

 

June 2013 – October 2015

 

Ecotrans (Lead Partner), adelphi

 

German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) within the framework of UFO PLAN

 

September 2015

Knowledge Pool Tourism and Biodiversity

Self-Checks, Publications and Glossary, Labels, Certificates and Awards, Best Practice Examples

Green Travel Map Germany

November 2014

Recommendations: The Integration of Biodiversity in CSR Processes in the Tourism Industry

Biodiversity Criteria for Tourism: Recommendations for Standards, Labels and Awards

 

May 2014

Baseline Study: Integration of biodiversity into CSR processes in tourism

A screening of tourism standards and awards for biodiversity aspects

Goals of the Purpose

Essential contribution of the tourism business to protect biodiversity by

  • Integration of biodiversity aspects in CSR-processes, certifications and standards as well as awards relevant for tourism business
  • Sensitization of tourism enterprises for the protection of biodiversity and for a structured management of biodiversity through CSR-processes, certifications and standards
  • Enhancement of the attention of tourists for the value of biodiversity via ways and instruments of communication of the tourism business

 

Further specific Goals

  • A field guide (Biodiversity Checklist) for different sectors within the tourism branch
  • Exemplary implementation in at least two CSR-processes / standards/ Labels
  • Editing of examples for a successful integration of biodiversity in business management as well as CSR-coverage
  • Implementation of a knowledge pool for background information, examples, plactical instruments etc for the tourism business beyond the duration of the project

Contact

Herbert Hamele

ECOTRANS e.V.

Phone: +49 - (0) 681 - 37 46 79

E-mail: herbert.hamele@ecotrans

 

Stefan Hörmann

Global Nature Fund - Office Bonn

Phone: +49 - (0) 228 - 184 86 94 - 11

E-mail: hoermann@globalnature.org

 Baseline Study: Integration of biodiversity into CSR processes in tourism

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Project Partners:

Supported by:

 Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) as well as Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)