Adventure Tours UK, a tour operator which provides small group tours, self-guided holidays and corporate breaks have been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B Corp movement.
The B Corp certification addresses the entirety of a business’ operations and covers five key impact areas; Governance, Workers, Community, Environment and Customers.
Recent attention on the tourism industry makes Adventure Tours UK’s BCorp certification a notable step, signalling a shift towards greater accountability and transparency.
Claire Copeman, Co-founder of Adventure Tours UK, spoke to Green Economy Wales to discuss the details of BCorp status and why businesses should aspire to achieve it.
Commenting on the recent accreditation, she said:
“It’s been a long certification journey and our whole team have been invested in it from the outset. We are thrilled to finally become BCorp certified, affirming our passion and dedication to ensuring travel is truly a force for good. We are proud to share the UK’s wildest spaces with travellers from around the world and have always strived to do this with as positive an impact as possible on the communities and places we visit, while providing a fair and equitable workplace for our team.
Achieving certification as a BCorp is a globally recognised mark of our efforts and the beginning of the next stage of our journey as we continue to make travel better for everyone.”