When the wind blows there are those that build walls and then there are those that build windmills.
Destinos India is firm believer in the following definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR):
Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large.
Successful people have a social responsibility to make the world a better place and not just take from it. We at Destinos believe that Goodness is the only investment that never fails. Despite their good intentions, several of today's businesses are missing an opportunity to integrate social responsibility and day-to-day business objectives - to do good and make money simultaneously. The business of business should not be only about money, it should be about responsibility also. Businesses cannot be successful when the society around them fails.
We at Destinos believe that creating a strong business and building a better world are not conflicting goals – they are both essential ingredients for long-term success. We very well understand that our clients are very sensitive to social and environmental issues and to build and sustain brands, people’s love and trust; one must focus—not only on today but also on tomorrow.
Everyone at Destinos wear two hats. The one is business and increasing shareholders' value; the other is social responsibility.
With the aim to make tourism a more switched on, sensitive and ethically sussed we try to put local people at the heart of our programmes. We believe in “making better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit.” We take responsibility; take action to make tourism more sustainable.
We, at Destinos, do understand that the environmental impact of sustained visits to any destination is predictable; therefore we do take all the possible steps to minimize the impact to minimum.
We also understand that the profitable growth of our company depends on the economic, environmental, and social sustainability of our communities around us. And we know it is in our best interests to contribute to the sustainability of those communities.
In all our programmes we try to:
- minimises negative economic, environmental and social impacts;
- generate greater economic benefits for local people and enhances the well-being of host communities with improved working conditions.
- involve local people in decisions that affect their lives and life changes
- make positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage
- provide more enjoyable experiences to our guests through more meaningful connections with local people and greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues;
- provide access for people with disabilities and the disadvantaged
As an added value to all our trips we offer you the possibility to partake in a community development project. Our projects are mainly along 3 lines, namely the environment, health and education.
Once the logistical and financial viability of the project is established, the actions are launched in order to ensure that everything goes according to plan on the day of the actual operation in the presence and with the help of those willing to take part.
To include CSR experiences during your trip to India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet or Sri Lanka contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org