North America 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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responsible travel the world’s an amazing place and we do what we can to keep it that way travel should benefit the places it touches and we’ve made a commitment to be a responsible business and live this promise every single day being a responsible business being a responsible business is ingrained in who we are and what we do as part of our commitment to the united nations global compact www.unglobalcompact.org we report every year on our pledge to tackle global sustainability issues like climate change labour standards human rights and corruption intrepid and carbon emissions when you travel with us you can relax knowing that the carbon your trip generates through transport accommodation and waste has been offset in 2010 the entire intrepid family went carbon neutral throughout our global offices we offset our emissions each year by investing in a highly accredited mix of carbon abatement projects around the world projects like kasigau corridor redd in kenya say ‘no’ to plastic we’re asking our travellers to help us reduce the amount of plastic waste our trips generate in north america by packing a re-usable water bottle it’s good for the environment and our leaders and guides will make sure you find plenty of spots to refill along the way we’ve also just upgraded our north american fleet to more fuel-efficient vehicles so your trip will be running a little greener the intrepid foundation responsible travel is a big reason we do the things we do it’s why way back in 2002 we set up the intrepid foundation its purpose was pretty simple to empower travellers to make a difference and to help communities in the places we visit since it began we’ve raised over aud$5m for 53 grassroots projects in 25 countries around the world covering 100 of the administrative costs and doubling your donation dollar for dollar adventure may be what we do this is the why how to donate you can donate to the intrepid foundation anytime through your travel agent or intrepid specialist on the intrepid foundation homepage or during the online booking process learn more at theintrepidfoundation.org up to aud 1,000 per donor and a total of aud 400,000 for all donors each financial year excludes emergency appeals 6  north america