Program

Green Globe Logos Explained



Green Globe Certified
• This is the highest level of Green Globe qualification.

• Requires implementation of an integrated Environmental Management System.

• The logo is only used/issued once the operation has been successfully Benchmarked AND passed an    independent on site assessment/audit.

• Certification is required annually in order to maintain the use of the logo.



Green Globe Banchmarked
• A Green Globe Benchmarked business has undergone an independent assessment of measurements against    key indicators and passed.

• Requires the development of an Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy and annual collection of    measures in key environmental and social performance areas.

• Benchmarking is required annually in order to maintain the use of the logo.

• This logo is only used after an operation is successfully Benchmarked. The Affiliate stamp is used up until this    time.



Green Globe Affiliate/Awareness
• An Affiliate is the first step towards becoming a full Green Globe participant, that is, committing to    Benchmarking and Certification.

• A Green Globe Affiliate is committed to gathering information about sustainable tourism practices    and principles.

• An Affiliate is required to prepare an Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy, which must be    submitted to Green Globe on renewal.
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