Over the last 10 years, The Long Run members have secured over 300,00-acres of marine no-take zones,...
The Long Run is a community of like-minded, innovative people committed to leveraging the power of their business for the health of the planet and the well-being of people. GER® and Fellow Members of The Long Run own, directly manage or significantly influence the management of a natural area of conservation value whilst Affiliate Members represent individuals or organisations who ethos is aligned with The Long Run’s vision and mission.
Fellow Members of The Long Run are nature-based tourism businesses that are committed to achieving the highest levels of sustainability through a holistic balance of the 4Cs framework in order to become a Global Ecosphere Retreat®.
The Long Run Affiliate Members are individuals or organisations that share The Long Run’s drive to support sustainable, ecologically and socially responsible tourism businesses around the world. They demonstrate this commitment by signing the Long Run Charter.
Cottars joined The Long Run because it was an organisation focused on securing land for the conservation of natural biodiversity. However, it has also allowed Cottars to distinguish itself from its competitors and to be a first choice for environmentally aware travel agents and clients.
- Calvin CottarOwner, Cottar’s Camp, Kenya
GER® members of The Long Run are centres of excellence in sustainability. Each GER® member has undergone all the necessary steps of the rigorous GER® recognition process. Being a GER® demonstrates their commitment as a leader in sustainable tourism and the extensive positive impacts their business has on biodiversity and the well being of people through pursuing the holistic balance in Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce (4Cs).
The Long Run Fellow Members are institutions or enterprises that own, directly manage or significantly influence the management of a natural area of conservation value. They are committed to achieving the highest standards in sustainability positively impacting the conservation of nature and improving the wellbeing of the communities we belong to through the 4Cs (conservation, community, culture and commerce).
Affiliate Members are individuals or organisations that share The Long Run’s drive to support sustainable, ecologically and socially responsible projects around the world. They demonstrate this commitment by signing the Long Run Charter. Affiliate members are ambassadors of The Long Run and get actively engaged in our organisation, providing in-kind support to assist us in pursuing our vision and mission.
BE INSPIRED by some amazing stories from our members, supporters and friends around the globe. Get INSIGHT into the people and places that put The Long Run philosophy into practice and who are dedicated to achieving sustainability through the balance of the 4Cs.
Misool Private Marine Reserve and Chumbe Island Coral Reef Sanctuary have been awarded the prestigio...