Supporting travel & tourism’s journey to net-zero

Carbon Measurement

We accurately measure the impact of your:

Company

• Travel Products

• Events

to produce transparent, science-based carbon reports

Environmental Consultancy

     We help you…

  • Develop sustainability strategies to industry standards
  • Reduce carbon & waste
  • Control consumption & costs
  • Build trust for customer communications
  • Engage your supply chain, investors & team

Embracing ESG is a business imperative:

Respond to Customers

Industry leaders like Google, Booking.com & The Travel Corporation are reacting to consumer demand by adding ‘Low Emissions’ & ‘Eco-certified’ filters to their sites.

Meet Regulations & attract Investment

Stay ahead, as environmental reporting requirements tighten, whilst also satisfying the criteria ESG investors are searching for.

Acquire & Retain Talent

Forbes finds that 83% of millennials would be more loyal to a company that contributes to environmental issues. Sustainable practices help the acquisition & retention of top talent.

Founded by travel industry leaders, TerraVerde brings deep insights and sector expertise to deliver practical, business-friendly solutions.

Working with future-focused organisations:

  • "TerraVerde has been a crucial partner to our business this year, giving us guidance on everything from measuring the carbon footprint of our operations and our events, to helping us shape the agenda for our first Sustainability Forum. The team has also played a vital role in judging our sustainability-related awards and contributed greatly to our sustainability content online and in print."

    Pippa Jacks, Group Editor, TTG Media

The Business Case

Carbon emissions reporting is cascading through tourism’s value chain:
Diagram showing carbon emissions reporting is cascading through tourism's value chain.

We help you:

Reduce your Environmental Impact with:

  • Base year & comparative carbon measurements, following the GHG Protocol, using factors from a number of countries
  • Full Scope 3 analysis including waste, water, digital services, homeworking, use of materials and services
  • Reduction planning and tips to 2030; science-based  in line with 1.5o C ambition.

Engage your Stakeholders

  • Webinars, training and greenwash-checked Communications to inspire & motivate Customers, Investors & Teams
  • Initiatives to engage holiday destination communities

Mitigate your Emissions

  • Robust strategies for mitigating those emissions with little early prospect for reduction
  • Advice on developing climate portfolios including quality offsets, carbon removal projects and investment in sustainable aviation fuels & other climate technologies

Take action on your Value Chain, Products & Events

  • Analysis of your suppliers and communications to bring them along with you
  • Measure your travel products enabling future carbon labelling
  • Measuring events with reductions guidance
  • Tools & templates to save you time
We work with travel companies (large and small), to create tourism focused, environmental action plans, with clear and achievable milestones.

Our Partners:

ETOA Logo
ETOA is the trade association for tour operators and suppliers in European destinations, from global brands to local independent businesses. The membership includes tour and online operators, intermediaries and wholesalers, European tourist boards, hotels, attractions, technology companies and other tourism and business service providers.
European tourism association
The Nordic Tourism Collective
The Nordic Tourism Collective is a not-for-profit organisation with an Advisory Council of representative, elected members from the Nordic tourism industry with its own Articles of Association. They are committed to the sustainable development of tourism in the Nordic and Baltics regions
The Nordic Tourism Collective
Bemari Enviromental Consultancy
Bemari is an impact collective supporting organisations on the journey to regenerative practices through circularity, sustainable procurement and impactful business models. Our multi-disciplinary expertise helps you embed sustainability in value chains and leverage buying power to accelerate positive change.
Bemari
Glasgow Declaration Climate Action in Tourism
We are privileged to be a launch partner and signatory of the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism.

The Glasgow Declaration is a catalyst for increased urgency about the need to accelerate climate action in tourism and to secure strong actions and commitment to support the global goals to halve emissions over the next decade and reach Net Zero emissions as soon as possible before 2050.
Glasgow Declaration Climate Action in Tourism
GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council)
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council® (GSTC) establishes and manages global standards for sustainable travel and tourism, known as the GSTC Criteria.
GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council)
TTG Media logo
Established as Travel Trade Gazette in 1953, TTG Media delivers authoritative travel industry news and business advice across a monthly magazine and ttgmedia.com, and also has a portfolio of market-leading awards programmes and other events.

As TTG Media’s sustainability adviser, TerraVerde will help TTG measure and declare its current carbon footprint, set a strategy to halve emissions by 2030, and advise on other matters of responsible operations. The partnership will also see TerraVerde share best practice with TTG’s audience, contribute advice to TTG’s Sustainable Travel Heroes initiative, and assist with judging of ‘fairer travel’ categories in the Travel Industry Awards by TTG
TTG Media

We follow global standards:

Science Based Targets
CDP - sustainable economy
Greenhouse Gas Protocol logo
Race to zero

Events, News & Views:

We welcome opportunities to share our thoughts on sustainable tourism, contact us if you’d like us to be part of your next event. See all our Recent events >

Sustainability can be a daunting subject! So much chatter and so many opinions. Read all our latest News & Views