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What is a B Corp? What Makes Untours One?

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March 2, 2022 by Andrea Szyper

Have you seen the B logo? Perhaps on a bag of coffee, a bar of chocolate, or a box of butter? B Corps are a new breed of business, vetted for their policies and commitment to people, community, and the planet. While lots of companies like to drop the word “green” and brag about the…  

Hal’s Giving Club: Help Us Build a Better Future

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September 14, 2021 by Andrea Szyper

Hal Taussig founded UnTours back in 1975, long before the peer economy or the internet. His tour company created a new way to travel, and he built a business that supported local economies in his host communities in Europe while promoting a low-impact travel model that connected Americans with new cultures and ideas. Hal ran…  

Some Inspiring Words from the Untours Foundation

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November 3, 2020 by Untours Staff

As most of you know, the UnTours Foundation is the brainchild of our late founder, Hal Taussig, who used profits from his travel company to seed his vision of microenterprise and an inclusive economy. The UnTours Foundation owns UnTours, and its work overlaps with the guiding principals and progressive business practices of UnTours, whose employee…  

We Helped Save a Ranch! An Untours Green Tag Report

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July 13, 2020 by Andrea Szyper

UnTours’ Green Tag program offers travelers a chance to offset the CO2 created by their vacation. Guests can make a donation to buy a carbon offset and we invest that money in green projects that help fight climate change. In addition, UnTours buys offsets to cover staff commutes and travel. We like to report back…  

Sustainable Travel: 6 Ways to Green Your Untour

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April 22, 2019 by Andrea Szyper

Happy Earth Day! Anyone who follows UnTours knows that we are more than simple tree huggers around here. We are a B Corp, undergoing a regular certification that verifies our ecological business practices. We run on solar power, compost lunch scraps, print double-sided to save paper, and buy carbon offsets for staff travel and commutes….