Sustainability and ethical accreditation schemes based on membership or consultation fees have a vested interest problem.

A recent article by the Independent newspaper revealed that a ‘Red Tractor’ farm animal welfare UK accreditation scheme, had certified a farm that has been severely mistreating and abusing its pig livestock. With recent revelations from ‘Seaspiracy’ from Netflix, revealing ‘sustainably fishing’ accreditation was a bit of a sham, we are left wondering how much […]

I can be a sustainable flyer darlings…. Because I’m worth it!

“The commonplace occurrence of flying is being increasingly questioned for climate reasons: a single long-haul flight generates more emissions than many people around the world produce in a whole year. Aviation is the mode of transport with the biggest climate impact, and who flies and who doesn’t is very unevenly distributed” TLC Harmony are not […]

Living African Forest Elephants are worth $1.75 US dollars, by contributing to Natural Carbon Capture and fighting Climate Change…. says International Monetary Fund

“1.1 million Forest Elephants once roamed the central African rainforests, but deforestation and poaching have diminished their population to less than one-tenth their former number. They likely face extinction unless action is taken.” “Although there is virtually no ecotourism in the central African rainforests, for both geographic and political reasons, African forest elephants contribute something […]

We welcome Zen Resort Bali to RESET Tourism Sustainably

Mahendra Shah, 1st President Director at Zen Resort Bali, Sustainable Development and Inclusive Business Consultant, University of Cambridge, Zen Resort Bali reports that: “Human Holistic Wellbeing, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually is the pathway to sustainable development in Harmony with Nature.  The World has been and continues to be driven by Economics.  Time to embrace […]

Bhutan the worlds only Carbon Neutral Nation will be joining TLC at RESET Tourism Sustainably

It s a real pleasure to confirm that Bhutan, the only Carbon Neutral Nation in the world, is joining TLC on the 25th May 2021 for the RESET Tourism Sustainably summit. We look forward to exploring how tourism worldwide can learn from their example Make sure you register your interest early

UNWTO Sustainable Tourism – TLC supports the measure and implementation of the UN Tourism Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Tourism should: Make optimal use of environmental resources that constitute a key element in tourism development, maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural heritage and biodiversity. Respect the socio-cultural authenticity of host communities, conserve their built and living cultural heritage and traditional values, and contribute to inter-cultural understanding and tolerance. Ensure viable, […]

Indigenous peoples worldwide protect and sustain 80% of the world’s biodiversity,

Constituting only 5 percent of the world population, indigenous peoples nevertheless are vital stewards of the environment. Traditional indigenous territories encompass 22 percent of the world’s land surface, but 80 percent of the planet’s biodiversity. “Small farmers and Indigenous people are more cautious with the use of land. For Indigenous caretakers, land use isn’t premised […]