Green Hotels and Responsible Travel Initiative

The Responsible Traveler Guide
How to Increase Your Bottom Line By Greening Your Hotel - Whitepaper
Hotel Review and Environmental Policy Creator

Responsible Travel Resources

World Tourism Organization - Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
International Ecotourism Society
International Bicycle Fund - Promoting sustainable transport and understanding worldwide

Hotelier Resources

United Nations Global Compact - a framework for businesses that are committed to sustainability and responsible business.
Green Seal - find environmentally responsible products and providers.
The Icarus Foundation - non-profit organization focused on sustaining a climate friendly tourism industry.
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The Green Key
Belgium
Cyprus
Denmark
Estonia
France
Greece
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Latvia
Lithuania
Morocco
Netherlands
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Sweden
Tunisia

Barbados
Canada
Mexico
United Arab Emirates
United States

Australia - Nabers / Green Building Council - Green Star
Brazil - LEED Brazil
Canada - LEED Canada / Green Globes
China - China Green Building Network / Evaluation standard for green buildings
Finland - Promise
France - Green Logic / HQE Association
Germany - German Sustainable Building Council
Hong Kong - BEAM
India - LEED India - Green Building Council / GHIRA
Israel - Israel Standard 5281
Italy - Itaca / LEED Italy
Japan - CASBEE
Korea - Korean Green Buildings
Malaysia - Green Building Index
Mexico - LEED Mexico
Netherlands - Dutch Green Building Council
New Zealand - NZ Green Building Council
Philippines - BERDE
Portugal - Lider A
Singapore - BCA Green Mark
South Africa - Green Star SA
Spain - Green Building - VERDE
Switzerland - Minergie
United Arab Emirates - Estidama
United States - US Green Building Council - LEED Certification / ILBI / Build It Green
United Kingdom - BREEAM
Taiwan - EEWH

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