STN Sustainability Labels

At STN we are committed to making a positive impact on the environment and society as a whole. That’s why we have developed a comprehensive set of sustainability labels that revolve around climate action, decarbonisation and leading industry standards.

Economic Benefits

Cost Saving

Implementing sustainable practices such as energy and water efficiency measures, waste reduction, and responsible procurement can lead to significant cost savings over time.

Improved Operational Efficiency

Sustainability certification involves evaluating and optimising your business processes, resulting in integration to a more circular economy.

Increased Revenue

With the growing demand for sustainable tourism experiences, certification can attract more customers and lead to increased bookings and revenue.

Marketing Advantages

Enhanced Reputation

Sustainability certification showcases your commitment to environmental and social responsibility, enhancing your reputation as a sustainably conscious business.

Increased Visibility

Certification enables you to be featured on sustainability-focused travel platforms, eco-tourism directories, and other promotional channels, increasing your visibility to a targeted audience.

Positive Brand Image

By aligning your business with sustainability values, you create a positive brand image that resonates with customers, leading to increased customer loyalty and positive word-of-mouth.

Increased Market Access:

Certification often opens doors to new markets and opportunities. Many industries require certification as a prerequisite for participation, allowing you to access lucrative contracts, tenders, and partnerships.

Credibility and Trust

Certification enhances your credibility and establishes trust with customers, partners, and stakeholders. It demonstrates your commitment to meeting recognised standards and best practices in your field.

A label to communicate

By becoming a STN Member, you will receive a label to communicate to your customers. This can be used on your website and promotional material.

Environmental Benefits

Reduced Carbon Footprint

Sustainable practices help minimise your business's carbon emissions. This supports your organisation's contributions to meeting climate action, decarbonisation and circular economy targets at national and international levels.

Conservation of Natural Resources

By implementing resource-efficient measures, such as water conservation and waste management strategies, you actively contribute to the conservation of precious natural resources.

Protection of Biodiversity

Certification encourages businesses to support local biodiversity conservation efforts, protect habitats, and promote responsible wildlife interactions.

Compliance and Risk Mitigation

Certification ensures compliance with industry regulations, legal requirements, and safety standards. It helps mitigate risks by identifying potential issues and providing frameworks to address them effectively.

By earning a Sustainable Tourism Network label your business demonstrates a fundamental commitment to sustainability. STN actively works towards guaranteeing that every aspect of your partnership with us, whether it’s at the foundation level, through the 5-star program, or via certification, contributes to aligning your business with global standards. This accolade also amplifies your organisation’s sustainability performance, significantly boosting your prospects for success in today’s competitive market.

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Looking to participate in our sustainability programs? Join us as a member today to unlock exclusive access and take part in our impactful initiatives. As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to actively engage in our sustainability programs, contribute to positive change, and collaborate with like-minded individuals and organisations. Don’t miss out on the chance to make a difference – become a member today and be a part of our sustainable journey.