(photo: L to R. Control Union Nth America VP Robert Demianew; Green Globe CEO Guido Bauer; Green Globe COO Birte Besocke; Control Union Pres. Nth America Alfredo Gonzalez; Control Union Program Co-ordinator Whitney White)
Green Globe and Control Union, today announce a newly formed global partnership. This new partnership will bring Control Union’s extensive experience in auditing to Green Globe’s certification of sustainable management and operations for conference centers, attractions, transportation, hotels and resorts. Additionally, Control Union and Green Globe have entered into an exclusive agreement to launch a new Business Certification program, extending sustainable management practice to enterprises beyond travel and tourism.
Green Globe certified members include well-known brands like Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts, Club Med, Grand Hyatt, Hilton, and Intercontinental Hotel Group. Additionally, Green Globe certifies a variety of other accommodations such as ecolodges and boutique hotels. From shopping malls in Dubai to a resort in Petra, Green Globe members represent a wide variety of entities with robust social, environmental, economic, and cultural commitments. Green Globe is also an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Control Union Certifications has focused its efforts in developing services around the sustainability of industry supply chains which feed into the food, feed, forestry, biomass, bioenergy, social compliance and textiles markets. With ‘boots on the ground’ in more than 70 countries, Control Union Certifications is uniquely placed to bring its professional verification services to travel and tourism and beyond to all business that need to independently qualify their sustainability credentials.
Under the new Control Union-Green Globe partnership the combine organisational capacity brings a network of more than 4000 employees reaching more than 120 countries specialising in compliance auditing and sustainability.
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