Certificate Green Key

Green Key is a voluntary ecolabel for hotels, hostels, campsites, holiday parks, small accommodations as well as conference centres, attractions and restaurants. The Green Key award is based on compliance with strict criteria in the areas of sustainability management (water, energy, waste, cleaning, etc.) and sustainability education (staff, guests, suppliers, etc.). Compliance with the criteria is confirmed through a rigorous application process, regular on-site audits and third-party verification. The award is valid for one year at a time. Currently, more than 3,200 establishments in 65 countries are Green Key awarded. The programme is managed by the international charity, the Foundation for Environmental Education and its national member organisations. Green Key is endorsed by the World Tourism Organization and recognised by Global Sustainable Tourism Council.

The standard for accommodations is GSTC recognised

Certifying Organisation Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE)
Partner Organisation/s  UNEP, UNESCO, UNWTO
License Period (years)  1 Year, with on-site audits in year 1,2 and every 3rd year
Certified Tourism (nr) Over 2600
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Organisation Foundation for Environmental Education
Postal Address Scandiagade 13 , 2450 Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone Number +45 7022 2427
Fax Number -
Webpage http://www.greenkey.global/ - open in new window
Released 23/09/2021
Country Austria, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, China (Hong Kong and Macau), Colombia, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Wales, Zambia, United Kingdom
Certified categories
  • Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
  • Camping Camping
  • Restaurants & Catering Services Restaurants & Catering Services
  • Attractions Attractions
  • Activities Activities
Operational level Global
Sustainability GSTC recognised
Credibility 3rd party audit
Services
  • Certified tourism map on Tourism 2030
  • Standard published online for free
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