SOURCE: Green Globe Certification

Green Globe Certification

January 18, 2010 07:00 ET

Green Globe Mexico Launched

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - January 18, 2010) - Green Globe Certification (GGC) announced today the launch of Green Globe Mexico to service markets in its home country and Latin American neighbors. Green Globe Mexico has been appointed a three year license, with opportunity to extend, to provide sustainability certification and related services under the Green Globe brand.

Green Globe Mexico is a 100% Mexican company supported by environmental organizations including PRONATURA SUR A.C. and PRODUCTOS Y PROCESOS SUSTENTABLES A.C., both having a long history of environmental stewardship in Mexico as well as certification of sustainable agriculture.

PRONATURA Executive Director Ms. Rosa Vidal said, "Our mission at PRONATURA has been the conservation of flora, fauna and priority ecosystems, while promoting society's development in harmony with nature. Our organization has been a pioneer for more than 25 years, linking environmental projects to local capacity building, environmental policy development, a focus on gender issues and innovation in financial services."

Green Globe Certification CEO Mr. Guido Bauer said, "We are honored to be associated with the sustainability initiatives and programs in Mexico via our new license with Green Globe Mexico.

"Green Globe Mexico is a 100% owned and registered Mexican company, which means they will be able to meet the specific needs of their clients using Green Globe's Spanish language system. Furthermore with their years of experience they will be able to ensure all Green Globe clients in Mexico are compliant with all Mexican as well as international regulations," added Mr. Bauer.

Plans are already underway to utilize the experience and network from Green Globe Mexico's office to deliver the Green Globe Spanish language program in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Guatemala and throughout Latin America.

About Green Globe Certification

Green Globe is the worldwide sustainability certification based on internationally accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under license, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA and operates in over 83 countries via the Green Globe Alliance. Green Globe is the only certification company to be an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and is partly owned by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

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About Green Globe Mexico and ProNatura in Mexico.

Green Globe Mexico is a Mexican private company. It is formed by experienced professionals from business and environmental sectors. The company will apply the highest international standards to bring about a new era of environmental respect and efficiency.

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Pronatura México was first created in 1981 and in the following years, regional and state representative offices were constituted. Together, they integrate Pronatura's National System, with strategies and actions oriented towards achieving the conservation and sustainable development of priority regions and sites for biodiversity preservation in the country.

Contact Information

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