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This paper examines the effects of mandatory sustainability reporting on several measures of socially responsible management practices. Using data for 58 countries, it shows that after the adoption of mandatory sustainability reporting laws and regulations, the social responsibility of business leaders increases.

by Ioannis Ioannou, London Business School & George Serafeim, Harvard Business School

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As a socially responsible business, Banyan Tree was founded with the core value of driving sustainable development.    With the call to arms of embracing the environment and empowering people, the Company seeks to continue being an agent of social and economic development through responsible tourism. Banyan Tree’s triple bottom line (economy, society and environment) helps direct the Company’s sustainable development by inspiring associates, guests, and partners to take a wider consideration encompassing a long-term view when making business decisions.

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Growing Sustainability: Banyan Tree Holdings Limited Sustainability Report 2009

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The Case for Responsible Travel: Trends and Statistics

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Consumer Demand for responsible Travel

A variety of market studies in recent years have documented sustained interest among consumers in tourism products and services that protect the environment and respect local cultures.

Experts say…

  • “Concern about sustainability and the planet is top of mind for everybody… [O]ver 98% of consumers in every market worldwide view themselves as environmentalists.” —James Canton, CEO, Institute for Global Futures, San Francisco.
  • Environmental concern is “the biggest social trend for the rest of our careers.” —Daniel Levine, Executive Director, Avant-Guide Institute, New York.
  • “Green is no longer just a trend. It’s a way of life.” —Fran Brasseux, Executive Director, HSMAI (Hotel Sales and Marketing Association International)Foundation

Surveys and Statistics show…

  • A 2013 Travel Guard survey of travel agents concluded “green travel is here to stay.” The survey found “24% of those who responded noted that interest in green travel is currently the highest it’s ever been in the last 10 years, and 51% reported that interest has remained constant throughout this time period.” By CREST. Read More.
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Is Good Corporate Citizenship also good for the Bottom Line? The short answer is yes. That’s the finding of Robert G. Eccles, Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim from their recent paper “The Impact of a Corporate Culture of Sustainability on Corporate Behaviour and Performance.” — Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics. Read more.

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