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GreenStep Sustainable Tourism provides assessments, programs, and certifications to help tourism destinations and businesses measure and improve their sustainability performance.

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Programs and Services for the Tourism Industry

Assessments & Action Plans

Measure your sustainability performance, identify gaps, set goals, create an action plan, and access support: 

  • Comprehensive sustainability assessments for tourism businesses and destinations
  • Engagement programs for tourism businesses
  • Sustainability and climate action plans
  • Sustainable Tourism Intelligence Dashboard
  • Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge

Sustainable Tourism certification

Take your commitment to the next level and become GreenStep Sustainable Tourism Certified with our Global Sustainable Tourism Council-Recognized and aligned standards.

  • Certification for tourism destinations
  • Certification for tourism businesses
  • Expert guidance and support 
  • Get recognized for your sustainability achievements 

GreenStep EcoFund

Fund large energy saving retrofits and carbon reduction projects, to support your climate action and net zero targets. GreenStep EcoFund provides: 

  • Energy assessments 
  • Carbon measurement and science-based reduction targets
  • Project identification, prioritization and implementation support
  • Significant cost saving

Sustainability training & Support

  • Training, workshops, and facilitation for tourism destinations and businesses 
  • Global Sustainable Tourism Council training 
  • Custom program development

Climate Action

GreenStep can help your tourism business or destination measure and create a plan for reducing your carbon footprint. 

  • Organizational and event carbon footprint measurement
  • Destination and visitor economy carbon footprint measurement
  • EcoBase carbon measurement software 
  • Carbon measurement training programs
  • Climate action plans

GreenStep has helped over 6000 businesses since 2008.

Helping the Tourism Industry Meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The criteria used in our assessments and certifications for tourism businesses and destinations have achieved Recognized status with the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, ensuring global best practices and covering all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.


“Thank you for all your help and guidance. It was such a great learning opportunity for us as a centre, I am excited to keep moving forward with our sustainability practices and adapting new ones as we grow as a visitor centre!

“I was searching for a green program for the hotel. Having a rating is nice but having a sustainability action plan is what got me excited about joining.”

“GreenStep Sustainable Tourism helped us focus our commitment to sustainability and look deeply into our winery operations. We have made changes and engaged our employees in finding additional opportunities for continued sustainability initiatives.”

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