TIES Research Papers

TIES Research Papers
Sun Sand and Sustainability

Sun, Sand and Sustainability
Corporate Environmental and Social Practice in Caribbean Coastal Tourism (2006)

This report summarizes research conducted by Emma Stewart, Ph.D. (Research Manager at Business for Social Responsibility) while at Stanford University, with the support of Environmental Defense and TIES.


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Rights and Responsibilites

Rights and Responsibilities
A Compilation of Codes of Conduct for Tourism and Indigenous & Local Communities
Edited by M. Honey and S. Thullen, September 2003


To qualify as ecotourism, travel to natural areas must also be an instrument for the empowerment of local communities, for the maintenance of cultural diversity, and for the alleviation of poverty.


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