Small Planet Consulting is an active member of organizations committed to sustainable tourism development.

 

The Long Run – We are a The Long Run Supporter, joining and sharing The Long Run’s drive to sustainability that embodies conservation, community, culture and commerce (the 4Cs). Our Small Planet logo represents a sustainable world and the ‘4Cs’.

Adventure Angels – We are a founding member of the Adventure Angels, a group of women working in the adventure tourism industry which is committed to carrying forward the adventure travel revolution.

ATTA – For over 10 years, we have been strong supporters of this 1,000 Member global community of adventure travel professionals. We have presented at several Adventure Travel World Summits ATWS and Adventure Travel Mexico ATMEX events. Judy Karwacki is one of a handful of ATTA’s special travel advisors.

Ecoclub – We are an Honorary Lifetime member of Ecoclub, the mutual aid social network promoting ecological and equitable tourism

IIPT – For over 20 years, we have been active partners with IIPT, which is dedicated to fostering initiatives that bring about a peaceful and sustainable world. Our involvement includes coordinating and moderating indigenous tourism forums and presenting at IIPT conferences around the globe. We contributed a chapter for IIPT’s book Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change to Tourism: Case Studies of Best Practice

ESTC – Our relationship with ESTC extends back more than 30 years, and share their commitment to promoting ecotourism. We have delivered training programs for ESTC, including the internet marketing course at the UN International Year of Ecotourism Summit in Quebec City. We have presented at ESTC conferences and contributed to several of their publications.

CREST – We are part of The Center for Responsible Travel’s network of tourism consulting experts. Our work with them includes preparing a study on the Economic Impact of Grizzly Bear Viewing in the Great Bear Rainforest.

AtBC – The Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC is committed to growing and promoting a sustainable, culturally rich Aboriginal tourism industry in British Columbia. We are long-time members and have worked with AtBC on several of their strategic planning and marketing initiatives.

WINTA – The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance is an Indigenous-led global network of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and organizations who seek to give practical expression to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, through tourism. We have been part of the WINTA network since their inception.