This presentation was presented at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference 2011 (ESTC 2011), held in Hilton Head...
tell us what you want to do for the ocean,<br />we will take care of the rest!<br />www.oceanfdn.org<br />
We Are Drawn to the Coasts<br />over 50% of the world’s population lives within 40 miles of the coast<br />in 2025, it wil...
But this creates challenges...<br />managing community stability in an unstable global economy<br />mitigating the effects...
Does Tourism Help or Hurt? <br />can be focused on short-term gains and short term visitor interest <br />can affect local...
Sustainability: Key to Success<br />meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future<br />sus...
Sustainable Development<br />preserves the natural environment<br />works to achieve a balance in the social equity of the...
What We Do<br />empowering new donors<br />supporting great organizations<br />hosting meaningful projects<br />fostering ...
Our Lines of Business<br />advised funds<br />field of interest funds<br />fiscal sponsorship funds<br />“friends of” fund...
Our Resort Partnership Model<br />create an autonomous, named foundation that is funded by the development and managed by ...
 The Role of The Foundation<br />Grantmaker – supporting local charitable activities<br />Facilitator – an independent 3rd...
Our Coastal Sustainable Development Standards<br />developed in partnership with Sherwood Design Engineers<br />adopted as...
Topics from CSD Standards<br />project siting<br />wastewater<br />access & transport<br />landscape & irrigation<br />gra...
 An Example:  Loreto Bay<br />over US$1 million in grants made since 2004<br />partners include developer, local businesse...
 Successes from Loreto Bay<br />renovated the local school<br />constructed the town hospital and veterinary clinic<br />s...
"The environmental crises we face provide us with the most singular opportunity for greatness ever offered to any generati...
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Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) (http://www.ecotourismconference.org/) presentation by Director, Spirit of Japan Travel, presented in September 2011. Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (http://www.ecotourism.org), the ESTC is a unique annual conference providing practical solutions to advance sustainability goals for the tourism industry.

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ESTC 2011 Presentation by Mark Spalding, The Ocean Foundation, Resort Partnerships for Marine Conservation

  1. 1. This presentation was presented at the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference 2011 (ESTC 2011), held in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA, from September 19th-21st. Organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), the ESTC is a unique annual conference providing practical solutions to advance sustainability goals for the tourism industry.<br />Learn more about the ESTC: http://www.ecotourismconference.org<br />ESTC on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ESTC_Tourism<br />ESTC on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ESTC.Tourism<br />The International Ecotourism Society | web www.ecotourism.orgemail info@ecotourism.org | tel +1 202 506 5033<br />
  2. 2. tell us what you want to do for the ocean,<br />we will take care of the rest!<br />www.oceanfdn.org<br />
  3. 3. We Are Drawn to the Coasts<br />over 50% of the world’s population lives within 40 miles of the coast<br />in 2025, it will be 75%<br />80% of all tourism takes place in coastal areas, particularly beaches and reefs<br />
  4. 4. But this creates challenges...<br />managing community stability in an unstable global economy<br />mitigating the effects of climate change on coastal ecosystems<br />limiting anthropogenic impacts like invasive species, on-shore pollution and over-fishing<br />
  5. 5. Does Tourism Help or Hurt? <br />can be focused on short-term gains and short term visitor interest <br />can affect local culture and history<br />can distort local job and housing markets<br />can lead to degradation and overuse of natural resources<br />
  6. 6. Sustainability: Key to Success<br />meeting the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future<br />sustainability reduces costs and increases efficiencies, and thus enhances profitability<br />long-term protection of natural and community resources helps ensure the viability of the tourism operation<br />
  7. 7. Sustainable Development<br />preserves the natural environment<br />works to achieve a balance in the social equity of the community<br />embraces the intrinsic aesthetic beauty of a location, builds loyalty to place<br />achieves economic gains for all stakeholders<br />
  8. 8. What We Do<br />empowering new donors<br />supporting great organizations<br />hosting meaningful projects<br />fostering leadership capacity<br />
  9. 9. Our Lines of Business<br />advised funds<br />field of interest funds<br />fiscal sponsorship funds<br />“friends of” funds<br />consulting services<br />
  10. 10. Our Resort Partnership Model<br />create an autonomous, named foundation that is funded by the development and managed by TOF<br />this long-term funding protects and enhances the ecology, society and economy of the community – and thus, the resort itself<br />mechanism leverages independence into credibility and effectiveness<br />
  11. 11. The Role of The Foundation<br />Grantmaker – supporting local charitable activities<br />Facilitator – an independent 3rd party to convene stakeholders<br />Advisor – help the developer to meet sustainability commitments<br />Observer – inspect, evaluate and verify the principles of the resort<br />
  12. 12. Our Coastal Sustainable Development Standards<br />developed in partnership with Sherwood Design Engineers<br />adopted as a guide for developers by the state of Baja California Sur<br />named one of the three “Best Sustainable Codes, Standards and Policies” in 2010 by the American Society of Landscape Architects<br />
  13. 13. Topics from CSD Standards<br />project siting<br />wastewater<br />access & transport<br />landscape & irrigation<br />grading & drainage<br />solid waste management<br />energy needs<br />potable water<br />construction procedures<br />watershed restoration<br />golf course design<br />marina design & construction<br />
  14. 14. An Example: Loreto Bay<br />over US$1 million in grants made since 2004<br />partners include developer, local businesses, government agencies, local and international NGOs<br />love this place<br />and its people<br />
  15. 15. Successes from Loreto Bay<br />renovated the local school<br />constructed the town hospital and veterinary clinic<br />staffed the local marine park<br />established the community environmental center<br />facilitated disaster relief and aid after a hurricane<br />
  16. 16. "The environmental crises we face provide us with the most singular opportunity for greatness ever offered to any generation in any civilization.” <br /> - Roger Payne<br />

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