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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…  

Of Wind and Water: How Untours is Moving Toward Carbon Neutrality

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January 10, 2022 by Andrea Szyper

At UnTours our goal is to be carbon neutral by 2023. Our operations at UnTours have been 100% carbon neutral for years. We’ve been able to completely offset the CO2 from the electricity and gas we use in our Media office as well as our employees’ European travel and local commuting. We’ve done that by…  

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…  

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….