WE DO NOT NEED ONE BUSINESS BEING PERFECTLY SUSTAINABLE,
WE NEED MILLIONS OF THEM BEING RESPONSIBLE.
MOVES FOR TOMORROW.
For a destination or brand to be called “sustainable”, a long journey of big changes is required and most of businesses around the world are not ready to go “sustainable” for that reason.
A responsible company is regarded as a behaviour and that’s exactly what the world needs today.
Our mission is to promote and empower destinations and brands which are committing to a minimum of 5 responsible moves (actions) as part of their daily operations while providing solutions and guidance in order to facilitate their transition of becoming more responsible.
THE POWER OF SMALL RESPONSIBLE ACTIONS
Starting small and taking small steps help you to test the waters before diving in
Starting small makes you discover what works and what doesn’t
Starting small creates opportunities to evolve and discover new ways of achieving your responsible goals
Starting small makes you learn more about yourself and/or your company
Starting small increases your level of confidence as you persist by moving forward and get to know every step.
Starting small makes you focus on every detail that needs your attention
DESTINATIONS AND BRANDS MOVES
The Punch gives you the opportunity to learn more about responsible destinations and brands around the world and discover their positive impacts.
Please see the indicative icons below knowing that each of them has the power to create a whole new world.
Responsibility management is clearly documented & implemented
Staff are engaged with development & implementation of the responsibility goals
Building AND Designs
Site is certified for its responsible building and/or using responsible designs
Site and activities are accessible for all
Promotion & communication are accurate and transparent regarding the company responsibility practices
Local residents are given equal opportunities for employment including management positions
Local AND Organic
When purchasing, the company gives priority to local and organic suppliers
The company carefully manages the purchasing of goods and packaging in order to minimize waste
Equipment and practices are used to minimize energy use
Equipment and practices are used to minimize water use
A waste management plan is in place with actions to reduce, separate and reuse or recycle waste
No Single Use
The company does not use single use plastic
The company actively supports, protects and promotes local biodiversity and wildlife
The company demonstrate awareness of local good practices and guidance for tourists. The company contributes to the protection of local cultural heritage.
The company supports its local community through various contributions
The company supports and preserves local natural sites. The company collaborates with local environmental organizations.
The company offers sustainability awareness and guidance to its local community