|Long Run Fellow Members
Long Run Fellow Members are nature-based tourism businesses that directly manage or significantly influence the management of a natural area of conservation value with defined geographical boundaries that are committed to achieving sustainability through the 4Cs (conservation, community, culture and commerce).
- Invitation by The Long Run
- Signing of The Long Run Charter
- Submission of the Long Run Fellow Members self-assessment and its review and acceptance by the the board
- Global recognition for leadership in sustainability: Join a growing like-minded international alliance that is emerging as a driving force in promoting sustainable thinking around the globe.
- Exclusive access to information exchange forums: The Long Run’s exclusive intranet enables you to connect with other passionate and committed Fellow Members and Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER) recognised Long Run Destinations (LRDs) to share experiences and exchange ideas in a secure environment while giving you access to expert advice and guidance.
- Added channels for innovation and co-creation: The Long Run’s exclusive intranet also provides a platform for support and the exchange of best practice and lessons learned on issues related to conservation, communities, culture and commerce (the 4Cs) which allows for the co-creation of innovative approaches/strategies for the benefit of all members.
- High-impact marketing opportunities: The Long Run actively promotes all their members and their efforts to achieve sustainability in a variety of international print media (e.g. Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Elle, Vanity Fair and Travellers World) and other news outlets, at international trade shows (e.g. International Tourism Exchange (ITB) Berlin) and through social networking media (Facebook, twitter, YouTube) and The Long Run’s websitewww.thelongrun.com.
- Opportunity to acquire GER® recognition: The membership of Long Run Fellows offers space and opportunity to demonstrate implementation of sustainability commitments in practice and, on successful completion of the certification process, acquire the elite GER® certification. The Long Run Fellow membership is the only route to GER® recognition.
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