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Sustainable Fashion: An Ungala Report (and Gift Guide)

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Eco/living green Untours Foundation

November 9, 2018 by Andrea Szyper

Earlier this month, we celebrated the third UnGala, an almost-annual party thrown by the UnTours Foundation to celebrate fair trade, innovative business, travel, and microenterprise. Aside from raising money for the foundation, it connects entrepreneurs, UnTours staff, funders, investees, foundation board members, and other members of the community for a night of food, conversation, and…  


To the Berner Oberland! An Untours Foundation supporter shares his amazing Swiss photos

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Heartland Hiking and Walking Nature Oberland Switzerland Train Untours Foundation

July 17, 2018 by Special Guest

Untourist Kemp Plugh first fell in love with Switzerland on a Swiss Untour. He has returned to Switzerland many times since, capturing the landscape with his keen eye and photography skills. In those years, he has also become a regular supporter of the UnTours Foundation, donating annually. Here he shares some of his best landscape…  


Good to Our Staff

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Eco/living green Untours Foundation

July 31, 2017 by Andrea Szyper

UnTours is good to its employees. This is something we are proud of and something that we know allows us to offer better service to our customers. Our regular B Corp re-certification process verifies our commitment to treating employees well. When we say it, we can verify it.    Current staff members have worked here…  


For Earth Day, Untours’ Environmental Practices and Lessons From Europe

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Eco/living green Untours Foundation

April 19, 2017 by Andrea Szyper

UnTours is very concerned about the environment, but not in a lip-service, greenwashing kind of way. We honestly and truly care. We work to mitigate the environmental impact of travel and to minimize and offset our office carbon footprint. Our B Corp certification process screens us for environmental policies and practices, so our values are…  


Happy Birthday to the Untours Foundation: The Ungala Toasts 25!

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Untours Foundation

April 12, 2017 by Andrea Szyper

On a chilly evening at the start of April, the UnTours Foundation gathered with progressive business leaders, community activists, entrepreneurs, donors, foundation leaders, Untourists, and UnTours staff and friends to celebrate its silver anniversary. We gathered to acknowledge the UnTours Foundation and its 25 years of funding Fair Trade, job creation, green development, and economic…  


Untours Foundation Fundees for 2016

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Eco/living green Untours Foundation

December 6, 2016 by Robin Lasersohn

If you travel with UnTours, you should feel good about how you are spending your travel dollars. Your UnTours booking helps support the work of our owners, the UnTours Foundation. They fund grassroots projects and green businesses that create jobs and strengthen communities. Here are the UnTours Foundation investees for 2016.   Kitchen Harvest collects…