"Sustainability is no longer a niche topic, it has entered the mainstream. Politics, business, consumers have understood that in the future everyone will have to work together to use resources responsibly."
This is what the Swiss sustainability programme Swisstainable says, and this is how Holger Sigmund sees it across all sectors: Sustainability is no longer a criterion for consumers to make a purchase decision between several offers. Rather, customers expect companies to operate sustainably.
In the B2B sector, proof of sustainable action is often a decisive prerequisite for cooperation with service providers.
The topic of sustainability in tourism is currently popping up everywhere. That is fundamentally good. The industry is now challenged to make sure that it does not remain a buzzword. Sustainable development must be taken seriously as an opportunity to continuously improve - also economically - for the benefit of people, society, the environment and the next generations.
Swisstainable promotes tourism businesses and organisations in sustainability development and communication. The programme is open to all who:
With the Good Travel Seal, Holger Sigmund offers an optional and practical, internationally recognised sustainability programme including an online tool for reporting and planning measures that efficiently supports you in the process of achieving Swisstainable Level 2.
Green Destinations is the world's leading sustainability certification programme for destinations and one of only three accredited certification bodies by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). Holger Sigmund represents Green Destinations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and works in association with colleagues from Austria, Germany and South Tyrol as co-founder of Green Destinations DACH Region.
Simply schedule an online meeting via the link provided below to discuss further details or contact Holger Sigmund by phone, e-mail or the chat at the bottom right of this website.