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The Programme is the Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Resource for Sustainable and Responsible Tourism in Ireland. ( provides Resource Efficiency Advice, support and consulting to the Tourism & Hospitality sector across Ireland. also offers an environmental certification programme which is the only Irish developed certification standard for the whole hospitality sector

Resource Efficiency leads to reduced costs across the Energy, Water and Waste areas within a business. has particular expertise in these areas and is confident that it can assist any business in reducing their costs.

Tourism and Hospitality businesses can engage with at any support level - be it Energy management, site visit reviews, training, workshops/Master Classes, benchmarking, etc.  Whatever your need - engage with us. Certification

Certification is an optional choice for businesses, many larger hospitality businesses - especially hotels - are finding that their customers and business clients are expecting them to have programmes in place. Eco-label and Awards are recognised both nationally and internationally as standards that allow members achieve good environmental performance and allow visitors to choose "Greener" hospitality businesses knowing that defined criteria are being implemented and monitored. 

The key focus of the certification programmes is to embed a system within the business that focuses on ongoing measurement and actions that will reduce Energy, Water & Waste costs.

Members are encouraged to protect and promote local biodiversity, buy locally where possible and encourage visitors to use local "green" businesses and services.  Visitors are encouraged to adopt a responsible approach to the environment without reducing the quality or enjoyment of their visit.

Members employees are encouraged and trained to implement and practice good stewardship within the business and our members publish annual plans and set targets to reduce the waste of scarce resources.