Sustainable Business Challenge

Join Travel Oregon’s Sustainable Travel Network: Take the Sustainable Business Challenge!

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Is your company committed to environmentally sustainable and socially responsible practices? If so, you can bring special attention to your efforts by participating in Travel Oregon’s Sustainable Business Challenge and become part of the Travel Oregon Forever network – a highly esteemed network of pioneering companies and destinations working to make Oregon a better place to live and visit.

What is the Sustainable Business Challenge

It’s a recognition program for businesses that offer services or experiences to visitors. The program is designed to quantify and qualify the commitment Oregon’s tourism and hospitality businesses are making to environmentally and socially responsible practices.

How Your Businesses can Participate

  • Complete Travel Oregon’s self-assessment, documenting your sustainability practices; or
  • Demonstrate that you have a current second- or third-party verified certification by an accredited certification program recognized by Travel Oregon (view list)

Why Your Business Should Participate

By sharing your company’s sustainability practices, you will demonstrate your commitment to improve community and environmental health – a powerful statement that will resonate with your customers. Additionally, when your company completes the Sustainable Business Challenge it will receive:

Who Can Participate

All tourism related operations that offer services to visitors are eligible, including:

  • Lodging properties
  • Guides and outfitters
  • Tour operators
  • Restaurants/eating establishments
  • Breweries
  • Wineries
  • Spas
  • Golf courses
  • Museums
  • Transportation companies
  • Visitors information centers
  • DMOs
  • Entities offering an educational, cultural, historical or recreational experience

Sustainable Business Challenge In Oregon

  1. Take the Challenge

  2. Sustainable Business Challenge Participants

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  3. Sustainable Business Certifications

    Travel Oregon recognizes the following sustainable business certifications for the Sustainable Business Challenge: Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses – Golf…

  4. Frequently Asked Questions

    How much does it cost to participate? The Sustainable Business Challenge is free! What sort of marketing benefits can be…

Want more information about Sustainable Business Challenge?

If you have additional questions or comments about Sustainable Business Challenge, please contact the appropriate member of the Travel Oregon staff listed below.

  1. Harry Dalgaard
  2. Nastassja Pace