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d'Arenberg Strive 4 Sustainability

d'Arenberg is proud to announce they have received an impressive 93% score in the Strive 4 Sustainability program, scoring highly across all pillars.

In Sustainable Management, their consumer-facing website, interpretive messaging, strong values representation, sustainability and cultural information, and certifications showcase effective sustainable practices. In terms of Environmental Impacts, their commitment shines through an established Environmental Management Plan, ethical supplier choices, a rigorous supplier policy, and comprehensive staff training on environmental initiatives. d'Arenberg also make significant Socio-economic impacts by ensuring accessibility, actively engaging in the local tourism industry, donating to local groups, and supporting sustainability practices, including cultural acknowledgment. Furthermore, in Cultural Impacts, d'Arenberg excels by displaying an Acknowledgment of Country, participating in the Reconciliation Action Plan, promoting Indigenous cultures and activities, incorporating native foods, and featuring Indigenous art in their offerings.

Launched in 2022 by Ecotourism Australia, the Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard is a program aimed at guiding tourism businesses on their journey towards sustainability. Tourism Australia, in collaboration with Ecotourism Australia, plays a pivotal role as the founding partner, actively supporting and promoting this initiative.

The Strive 4 Sustainability Scorecard is available to various tourism-related businesses, spanning cafes, restaurants, bars, breweries, tours, accommodations, events, tourism organisations, travel agents, visitor centres, and consultants. The Scorecard serves as a tool to assess a business or tourism operator's sustainability progress at a specific point in time.