Access resources to support your sustainability journey

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Sustainability resources

There are a lot of aspects you can consider when aiming for your organisation and its operations to be more sustainable. Leading sustainability certification programme Green Tourism has divided these into three pillars – people, places and planet.

  • People – including impacts on the local community; fair work; staff health and wellbeing; and diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Places – including biodiversity and sustainable food.
  • Planet – including energy and water use; waste management; and carbon.

This page outlines some useful resources you can access to support you and your organisation on your sustainability journey.

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People

Proud Allies Training

Increase awareness and confidence around inclusive language and engaging with LGBTQIA+ communities.

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Everybody Welcome webinar series

Find out how to implement small changes to make your business more inclusive, including how to develop an accessibility statement.

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Good Work Pledge

Currently for businesses in the North of Tyne area, the Good Work Pledge recognises employers doing the right things and supports those with improvements to make via a simple framework to start the journey to better work.

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VisitEngland Accessible and Inclusive Tourism Toolkit For Businesses

Accessible tourism can help businesses in many ways by tapping into under-served and growing markets, differing customer groups and local communities.

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VisitBritain DEI Pathway for Events

Understand more about how to embed diversity, equity and inclusion into your event design.

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Places

The Sustainable Restaurant Association Framework

An introduction to sourcing, society and environment within sustainable restaurants.

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Planet

North East Growth Hub Net Zero Toolkit

Access useful downloads, guides, and other resources to help you with your net zero journey.

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Sustainability in Practice - A Pathway For Venues

A guide to carbon reduction for venues.

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Too Good To Go

Surplus food management solution – save good food from going to waste.

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GAP Organics

Arrange for waste food to be collected and used to make energy via anaerobic digestion.

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We’d love to hear about other sustainability resources that visitor economy organisations can access. If you’d like to suggest any for this page, please email:
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