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  • Global Compact International Yearbook - The Pulau Tioman Project

    km at its widest point, with its main center at Kampung Tekek – one of the nine idyllic villages on the island. With tourism as its main source of income, its success as a major tourist center directly threatens this income. Unchecked erosion

  • Central Romana and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Ltd., founded in 1912 in the eastern province of La Romana in the Dominican Republic, is an agro-industrial and tourism company whose main focus is sugar production. Having been in operation for more than 100 years, it has diversified its

  • Introduction to Voluntary Sustainability Standards

    consumers and businesses) identify sustainably-produced products, and they guide producers, forest managers, mine and tourism operators, and factory owners and others in their choice of sustainable practices. Voluntary sustainability standards

  • CSR - The Pulau Tioman Project

    Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) is a leading urban property and infrastructure developer. The Group specializes in civil, environmental, and energy infrastructure, including beach rehabilitation projects, road works, road concessions, educational colleges, hospitals, and power plants. It is also the nation’s biggest developer of high-voltage transmission networks.

  • CSR - European Business and Biodiversity Platform (B@B)

    The European Commission has decided to establish a technical support facility to promote the continued development of the EU Business and Biodiversity Initiative. The platform is open to civil society as well as to business in its activities. The platform will work with the interested priority business sectors identified by the European Commission – agriculture, food supply, forestry, extractive industry, finance, and tourism – to promote their awareness of and engagement in biodiversity protection.

  • CSR - Master Plan for Mauritius

    Established on the island of Mauritius in 1911, Medine originally grew and processed sugar cane. But since then, the importance of tourism and other service areas has steadily grown. The ‘Fondation Medine Horizons’(FMH), which the company established for this purpose, promotes optimism and entrepreneurial self-help, states the GC report “Africa leads”.

  • CSR - Economic Impact of Protected Areas in Europe

    In Europe, many different tools are used for protecting biodiversity and natural areas, including the Natura 2000 network, the Habitats Directive and the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas. To the European business sector, however, the potential economic value of Natural and National parks is little known. More and more companies are looking for ways to contribute to biodiversity protection. The European Business & Biodiversity Campaign and EUROPARC Federation are offering new aspects to the debate how protected areas can be maintained, and how societies can re-connect to the ecological, socio-cultural and economic value of such landscapes. European protected areas can bring measurable direct and flow-on economic benefits to local, regional, state and national economies.

  • CSR - Overview

    In the last years we observe some key trends in eco-labeling. One is the quantitative increase in the number of labels and “green stickers” across the world and across business sectors. Another trend is the fear of many consumers of greenwashing. The sheer amount of labels and the fact, that many are invented by companies on their own, makes it difficult for consumers to distinguish between recognized, international standards and private or local initiatives. Here we give a short overview about important eco labels in the sectors Electric Device, Food, WoodbaPaper, Textile, Rug, Flowers, Cosmetics, Tourism and Consumer Goods.

  • Africa’s Natural Assets: The Struggle for Sustainability

    of fertile or irrigable land. New industries such as biofuels are further contributing to a surge in land acquisition. Tourism, forestry, and carbon markets generate further demand for rural lands and resources across much of the developing world.

  • Product Responsibility

    environmental characteristics of products and production processes throughout the product chain." Source: OECD Videos Tourismus und Nachhaltigkeit Wer macht nicht gerne Urlaub in fremden Ländern, vielleicht in der Karibik? Der Tourismus ist für





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