Become a sustainable destination

Optimise the sustainability management of an entire territory. Involve businesses, tourists and citizens.

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Are you a destination manager?

Carry out a comprehensive sustainability management of the whole territory, including the alignment of companies with the 2030 Agenda and the 17 SDGs.



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Join the responsible revolution

Management software

100% online platform, easy and suitable for multi-management. Connect all your information and that of your entire business network with the 2030 Agenda from a single platform.

Improve your KPIs

Methodology that translates the 17 SDGs into tourism with specific, explicit and objectively verifiable actions, activities and indicators to measure progress in achieving the 169 UN targets.


Demonstrate your commitment to the United Nations 2030 Agenda in real time. Obtain innovative communication materials with which to disseminate the sustainability of your territory and your companies.


With a team of professionals to accompany and advise you in a continuous improvement towards "Horizon 2030", with more than 25 years of experience in the sector.

Sustainable community

Be part of the largest international community of sustainable destinations. Share best practices, position yourself and enjoy the benefits of membership.

Marketing tool

87% of travellers are looking for sustainable experiences. Promote your sustainability in new channels and access a market that is growing every day.

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Consultancy, diagnosis and dynamic management of an action plan

Manages the sustainability of the territory by connecting it with the contribution of tourism to each SDG through indicators. Integrally and holistically manages an action plan based on sustainability criteria aligned with the 2030 Agenda.



Co-management between different areas and departments

Organise your territorial sustainability plan by areas and departments and invite as many users as you deem appropriate to co-manage, assign and evidence together the sustainable activities they carry out in their different fields of action.



Communicate your official connection to the 2030 Agenda and the 17 SDGs

Promote and publicise your destination's sustainable efforts in real time, through a widget and QR code. Improve positioning with the Biosphere Certified Destination badge so that responsible tourists find it first.

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Connect with your business network

Monitor in real time the sustainability status of the companies in your territory. All the information at your fingertips, useful to maximise the promotion and dissemination of your destination as a territory whose stakeholders are involved in continuous improvement and sustainable development.

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Develop a responsible culture

Align your company with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations of the 2030 Agenda and be part of a truly sustainable community.

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Why Biosphere?

The integrated sustainability management, recognition and certification system considered the best in the world 2021.

The Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI)

Born with UNESCO and founding member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), it maintains a collaboration agreement with SDSN-Spain to develop the connection between Agenda2030 and tourism through Biosphere, accompanying and advising destinations and companies in a continuous improvement towards the "Horizon 2030" according to the sustainability objectives established by the United Nations and their valuation and choice by citizens and tourists.

International Recognition

The work of the RTI has been awarded numerous times since its creation, such as the European Environmental Awards (2000), the International Environmental Award (2006) issued by TUI AG. BIOSPHERE has been recognised in 2021 as the best sustainability certification tool in the world according to the report Recommendations on tools and certifications for in-depth research prepared by the University of Sherbrooke, Canada, in collaboration with Tourisme Durable Quebec, among others.

Biosphere Destination Community

Become a member of the world's largest international community of destinations working towards sustainability. Biosphere destinations advance on the path of continuous improvement, achieving a more sustainable tourism.


Book a free consultation

Let us accompany and advise you on this path towards sustainability.


"We have won in coordination of sustainability actions"

The Biosphere Sustainable software has helped us to transmit and connect with employees and clients in our projects framed in the 2030 Agenda.

Lilia González | Head of Quality, Hotel Botánico (Tenerife)

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About us

The Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has partnered with the Responsible Tourism Institute (RTI) to offer the internationally-renowned Biosphere Sustainable label. This partnership  enables the award-winning Gustavson School of Business team to offer the certification program to destinations in non-Spanish speaking countries across the globe.

RTI has developed the Biosphere Sustainable certification as the longest-standing certification of its kind. With over 25 years of experience in the field, the Biosphere Community is the world’s largest international community of destinations and companies aligned with the 2030 Agenda and the 17 SDGs. It stands out for its focus on continuous improvement and transparency of reporting.

The Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria was one of the first business schools to focus on advancing and living up to the commitments of UN SDGs, by integrating sustainability and social responsibility as a core pillar of the institution. Together, this partnership can help connect sustainable businesses with the demands of consumers, in the framework of territories and the 2030 Agenda.

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