Blue Green 360 Awards Year 2 Shines the Spotlight on Businesses Promoting Sustainability in the Marine Tourism Industry
Singapore – Four businesses and one individual championing ocean protection conservation and sustainable business practices in the marine tourism industry were honored at Blue Green 360 Awards held on April 6, 2017 at this year’s Asia Dive Expo in Suntec City Singapore.
Now on its second year, BlueGreen360 Awards celebrates businesses and individuals that are leading the way in implementing sustainable solutions in their day-to- day operations and sharing their knowledge and resources with the wider community. It also aims to highlight the value of healthy marine and coastal ecosystems to the industry.
They winners were judged by sustainable tourism and marine conservation experts such as Luigi Cabrini, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council; Rili Djohani Executive Director of the Coral Triangle Center (CTC), Gabriel Grimsditch of the United Nations Environmental Programme; and Chloe Harvey of Reef-World Foundation, in collaboration with the organizers of the Asia Dive Expo.
This year’s winners have all exhibited their commitment to environmental programs to protect marine biodiversity, successfully collaborated with various groups promote on-the ground marine conservation efforts that benefit the environment and the local community as well as become inspirations for others to do the same.