Sustainability policy

Burjatik d.o.o. is committed to our clients, employees, community and environment. We aim to achieve corporate social responsibility and to contribute to a sustainable society and to sustainable tourism. We stimulate more awareness among our clients and motivate them towards more sustainable travel behavior.

We have committed to follow Travelife sustainable practices. We are engaged with Travelife.

Burjatik d.o.o. is committed to:

  • use properly trained local guides and provide a sustainable service without reducing quality;
  • avoid carbon dioxide emissions;
  • properly handle the waste we produce;
  • buy less. When buying to give preference to products that have been produced with respect for people and the environment, as well as to service providers who have implemented a sustainability policy; and check their label, for example, FSC, European Ecolabel, The EU organic food label, Fair Trade
  • apply the 4 R’s Rethink, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle;
  • have a water and electricity saving program and “switch-off policy”;
  • promote the natural heritage we have and the importance of taking care of it.
  • promote the “principle of sustainability” among our customers, and suppliers;
  • advice customers to buy locally and promote artisan and craft products by explaining how proceeds benefit the destination by reducing leakage;
  • offer our customers the opportunity to support the community development initiatives by donating;
  • regularly train our staff on quality issues and tourism sustainability;
  • comply with the regulations governing the touristic activity, specifically those referring to the environment, wildlife, archaeological heritage and social security;
  • ask our clients to be sensitive to local traditions and culture;
  • create opportunities for students through internships & training schemes;
  • provide clear information to clients about how to respect local culture nature and the environment;
  • offer only tours and activities which respect local natural and community welfare;
  • not to discriminate on account of gender, race, age, disability, ethnicity, religion/ beliefs of sexual orientation;
  • promote local public transport or cycling and walking routes to customers and inform them about the sustainability impacts;
  • advice clients to carry their own reusable water bottle;
  • advise clients to eat in local restaurants or farms and taste local dishes.