Certification

Global Certification Levels

GT-Active is a GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) recognised standard and also includes the standards and principals of the ISO – International Orginisation for Standardisation.

Our leading certifications include the following global principals and standards:

GSTC – Global Sustainable Tourism Council Criteria

ISO 50001 – Energy Management System

ISO 90001 – Quality Management System

ISO 140001 – Environmental Management System

ISO 26000 – Corporate Social Responsibility Guidance

Green Initiate Certified Members

Green Initiate Certified Members need to achieve a 35% pass rate from questions covering sustainable practices such as re-cycling, energy saving, water saving, procurement and so on.

Green Leader Certified Members

Green Leader Certified Members need to achieve a 65% pass rate from in depth questions covering between 8 to 12 sections of sustainable best practice, operations and management.

Green Champion Certified Members

Green Champion Certified Members need to achieve a 80% pass rate from in depth questions covering between 8 to 12 sections of sustainable best practice, operations, management and strategies.

Green Champion with Distinction Certified Members

Green Champion with Distinction Certified Members need to achieve a 90% pass rate from in depth questions covering 12 sections of sustainable best practice, operations, management and strategies.

Benefits of our certification

Significant cost savings and increased profit

Increased revenue from a rapidly expanding Green Economy

Superior quality certification with high international standards

Recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. All GT-Active awarded establishments are assessed and reviewed by professional non-invasive programme consultants.

Not for Profit and Low-Cost Certification

Interactive and Consultative process from joining to award stage

A fully interactive assessment with bespoke report and ongoing support from our technical experts. Supporting our clients every step of the way is key

International programme with international support

Understanding different national and regional issues and constraints in the context is key. Our programme has been recognised by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Promoting your accomplishments

From social media, newsletters to competitions.

Distinct marketing advantage

to help you attract the rapidly expanding sustainable tourism market

Sample of Sections Assessed Include

  • Energy Use
  • Water Use
  • Waste Management
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • Staff Practices, Health & Safety
  • Conservation, Culture & Heritage
  • Social & Community Engagement
  • Local Issues and General Sustainability Management

6 Easy To Follow Steps

Green Tourism Active (GT-Active) is a not for profit, sustainability assessment, certification and awards management company and is a Global Sustainability Tourism Council recognized standard for accommodation.  Join our forward thinking globally compliant programme now.

Email us at info@gt-active.org
We will connect with you, invoice you and issue your online assessment for you to complete at leisure
Complete and submit your assessment for initial result and review.
Digital logos and initial report is issued:

  1. Green Initiate (35%+)
  2. Green Leader (65%+)
  3. Green Champion (80%+)
  4. Champion with Distinction (90%+)
Website listing finalized and marketing to strategic partners commences – global reach
On-site verification at a convenient pre-scheduled time

Be a sustainable leader. Click here to register your interest

Reporting & Benchmark

The financial benefits of becoming a GT-Active certified member and “greening” your business is substantial. We show you how to increase efficiencies and reduce costs whilst your business profits from the Green Economy grows.

Our tailored reports guide and assist you in becoming a sustainable business leader.

Certification Types & Costs

The following assessments are available and costs vary depending on size of business.
There are no hidden or additional audit costs.

Hotel Assessment

Guest House, BnB, Lodge

Safari Camp & Lodge

Tour Operator

Contact us for pricing