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Fair Trade Tourism

Fair Trade Tourism was established in 2003 (originally as Fair Trade Tourism in South Africa) and the organisation has now certified dozens of responsible tourism destinations and activities. It guarantees that members pay good wages, recruit local staff, buy local goods, adhere to environmental stewardship principles, and generally operate on an ethical basis. more

Green Leaf Environmental Standard

The Green Leaf is the iconic symbol of the Wilderness Foundation, which initiated the Green Leaf Environmental Standard. The standard seeks to recognise environmental consciousness in the South African tourism industry. more

The Heritage Environmental Management Company

The Heritage Programme is recognised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation as a leader in Africa in providing those in the service industry with a globally recognised, professional standard for rating their business's environmental and sustainability practices. more