GREENKEY BANGLADESH PROGRAMME
A leading international eco-label awarded to accommodation and other hospitality facilities that commit to sustainable business practices, and is the leading standard for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry.
Probha Aurora will use the International Criteria and request amends as necessary in order to ensure full alignment with the Government of Bangladesh.
OBJECTIVE OF THE PROGRAMME
- Promote Sustainable Operations: Implement environment-friendly and sustainable methods of operation and technology within individual establishments to reduce resource consumption.
- Educate Stakeholders: Raise awareness among guests, staff, and suppliers of tourism establishments about sustainable practices, fostering behavioral changes that support environmentally responsible tourism.
- Drive Industry-Wide Sustainability: Advocate for the adoption of eco-friendly and sustainable methods while promoting awareness and behavioral changes across the broader hospitality and tourism industry.
TOURISM INDUSTRY: GLOBAL EMISSIONS
TOURISM INDUSTRY: BANGLADESH SCENERIO
Bangladesh’s growing tourism sector neglects the environment during construction, resulting in constant pollution, with low compliance in eco-friendly practices due to poor enforcement.
Besides, unsustainable tourism practices in hotels, restaurants and other establishments lead to excessive and hazardous waste generation, water wastage, energy inefficient modes usage, high level of CO2 generation, increasing the carbon footprint.