Certification Links

Poster Links related to certification presented in somewhat random format: Current discussion on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/rtnetworking/permalink/10154491698457388 Hangouts June 19 Travel Labels and Certification (blog)   June 12 Travel Labels and Certification (blog) Buzzword Bingo accountability – accreditation – assessment – audit – awards – badge – benchmark – certification– compliance – credibility – credible – due …

Certification

RoofDog Certification = the action or process of providing someone or something with an official document attesting to a status or level of achievement. Embedded Tweets This article points to major issues with the @MSCecolabel. Its credibility is on the hook. So, unfortunately, are many rare sea animals. See @OnTheHook: https://t.co/U1xHhyRWA4 — GeorgeMonbiot (@GeorgeMonbiot) January …

The false promise of certification

New report available from London-based Changing Markets: The false promise of certification: How certification is hindering sustainability in the textiles, palm oil and fisheries industries Faced with the gravity of today’s environmental and social problems, consumers are increasingly seeking out sustainable products that minimise negative impacts on people and the planet. In the UK alone, …

Tourism Marketing and Certification

Poster The pros and cons of certification were discussed during the Ethical Marketing of Ecotourism Conference. Those interested in this issue should also consult our Guide to Certification. The Ethical Marketing of Ecotourism Conference highlighted three important issues when concerning the eco and social standards in tourism: 1) NO CONSENSUS — There is no consensus …

The Challenge of Tourism Certification

Archived feature: 2007 Understanding tourism certification is a bit tricky and when it comes to defining what constitutes ecotourism, sustainable tourism, conscious travel or responsible travel, there is little consensus. When it comes to developing global accreditation schemes, there’s a growing demand to ‘stop the steamroller.’ Indigenous peoples, tour operators and others say that many …