April 22nd is Earth Day, where communities around the world come together in support of environmental awareness, sustainability & conservation. In addition to developing shorex that supports the Earth Day Principles, Intercruises has different initiatives and processes in place that align with the objectives of the Earth Day Network.

Travelife: Intercruises is an Official partner of Travelife, an organization dedicated to promoting sustainable practices within the travel and tourism industry. The Travelife certification was chosen as a tool to ensure that our offices perform to high environmental standards in key areas, including Waste Management, Labour Practices, Human Rights and Ecosystem Conservation. Sixteen Intercruises offices have already achieved certification, with another four currently undergoing certification.

ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System: Since 2012 the Intercruises Global Headquarters has been ISO14001 certified, with the office re-evaluated every year by external auditors. The ISO 14000:2004  standard addresses various aspects of environmental management. It provides practi     cal tools for companies and organizations looking to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance.

Intercruises is also a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and a long term supporter of Save the Children and the local teams worldwide regularly take part in activities that align with the principles of Earth Day, including annual support of Banc dels Aliments. Furthermore, Intercruises has its own dedicated sustainability team and policy, as shown below. For more information on the initiatives mentioned above, please contact i.intercruises@intercruises.com 

Intercruises Sustainability Policy – Intercruises is committed to:

  • Optimize the environmental, economic and social impact of operations
  • Protect natural resources and biodiversity under our influence and reduce negative impacts wherever possible and continually improve Intercruises environmental performance.
  • Minimize Intercruises climate change impact, conserve resources and reduce waste, water & energy consumptions.
  • Promote good relationships with the communities, enhance their capabilities while respecting their culture and heritage.