Sustainable Tourism and Community Support

Our Climate Action Plan is to reduce our consumption, emissions and waste by:
  • Using the "Right-Size" vehicle, including the lowest emission 14 passenger van available
  • Work towards an all electric fleet by 2030
  • Tracking emissions, meeting reduction targets and using carbon credits to balance all emissions
  • Adhering to Anti-Idling guidelines from Idle-Free BC
  • Extensive recycling program in the office and on the road
  • Buying local goods and services whenever possible, including using a supplier map
  • Showcasing sustainability initiatives within our community including sustainable & organic farming
  • 10% of our revenue is donated to within the community
  • Assisting people in developing nations including Uganda Efficient Wood Stoves Project
  • Providing micro-loans assisting organic farmers in 10 different countries through Kiva.org
  • Darren serves on 2 committees related to sustainability & sustainable tourism

Partners & Awards

Offsetters Certified Carbon Neutral Business 2016-2017

Certified Carbon Neutral

First carbon neutral wine tour company in Canada
Luxury Travel Guide Canada Sustainable Operator of the Year 2017-2019

Luxury Travel Guide

Canada Sustainable Tour Operator
of the Year 2017-2019
Nominated for 2020 award
First Biosphere Certified Industry in Canada / USA

Biosphere Certified

First Biosphere Certified Industry in Canada / USA
Luxury Travel Guide Canada Sustainable Operator of the Year 2017-2019

Thompson Okanagan

Sustainability Leader
West Coast Electric Fleets Diamond Lane Member

West Coast Electric Fleets

Diamond Lane Member
Commitment to Buy Electric Vehicles
2 vehicles powered by Waste Fish Oil from Bullfrog Fuel

Bullfrog Fuel

2 vehicles powered by
Zero Emission Waste Fish Oil
TOTA Regional Pledge - Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association

TOTA Regional Pledge

Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association
Kiva Loans That Change Lives

UN SDG

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Compliant
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Compliant

KIVA

Kiva Loans That Change Lives
Certified Living Wage Employer

Living Wages for Families

Kiva Loans That Change Lives