ABTA is the UK’s largest travel association, representing around 1,200 travel agents and tour operators that sell £33 billion worth of holidays and other travel arrangements each year. It has been a trusted travel brand for more than 65 years, offering advice and guidance to the traveling public, as well as leading the travel industry in supporting high service standards, working with its members on health and safety, and promoting responsible tourism at home and abroad.
Italian Food Bank Foundation - Banco Alimentare Italian organization focused on minimizing food waste and recover food for people living in Italy. The food recovered and collected supports over 8,100 charitable organizations throughout Italy.
Founded in 1986, The Bellona Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that aims to meet and fight climate challenges by identifying and implementing sustainable environmental solutions. They work toward reaching a greater ecological understanding, protection of nature, the environment and health. Bellona is engaged in a broad range of current national and international environmental questions and issues around the world.
Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Founded in 1962, Catalyst drives change with pioneering research, practical tools, and proven solutions to accelerate and advance women into leadership—because progress for women is progress for everyone.
Clean the World is a global health organization committed to improving the quality of life for vulnerable communities around the world. They provide sustainable resources, programing, and education focused on water, sanitation, and hygiene for all those affected by poverty, homelessness and humanitarian or natural crisis.
Soap Aid is a not-for-profit organization committed to saving children’s lives through improved hygiene while positively impacting the environment. They reprocess and deliver recycled hotel soap to disadvantaged communities.
CLIA exists to promote all measures that foster a safe, secure and healthy cruise ship environment; educate and train its travel agent members; and promote and explain the value, desirability and affordability of the cruise vacation experience. CLIA has Environmental and Safety Committees, composed of representatives from most cruise lines, who meet regularly with stakeholder groups such as the Port State Authorities and regulators to discuss issues related to compliance and best management practices. CLIA also works with non-governmental organizations (NGOs), universities, regulators, and scientists around the globe
Create Common Good is a nonprofit social enterprise that uses innovative food-related job training programs to help at-risk people find, perform and retain work to attain self-sufficiency for them and their families. The two organizations explore opportunities to introduce custom-crafted Create Common Good food products into shipboard menus.
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
The Ethisphere Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing standards of ethical business practice. The Business Ethics Leadership Alliance is a globally recognized organization of leading companies collaborating together to share best practices in governance, risk management, compliance, and ethics.
The Executive Leadership Council is the preeminent member organization for the development of global black leaders. Its mission is to increase the number of successful black executives — both domestically and internationally — by adding value to their development, leadership, and philanthropic endeavors throughout the life-cycle of their careers thereby strengthening their companies, organizations, and communities.
The FCCA is a not-for-profit trade organization composed of 18 member cruise lines operating nearly 200 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean, and Latin American waters. By fostering an understanding of the cruise industry and its operating practices, the FCCA seeks to build cooperative relationships with its partner destinations and to develop productive bilateral partnerships with every sector.
The Getting to Zero Coalition is an alliance of organizations across
the maritime, energy, infrastructure, and finance sectors committed to accelerating the decarbonization of the international shipping industry. The alliance’s goal also includes scalable infrastructure for zero-carbon energy sources, including production, distribution, storage, and bunkering.
ICS is the principal international trade association for merchant ship owners and operators, representing all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet. It is concerned with all technical, legal and policy issues that may have an impact on international shipping. ISF is the principal international employers’ organization for the shipping industry, representing all sectors and trades. It is concerned with labor affairs, manpower and training, and seafarers’ health and welfare issues that may have an impact on international shipping.
Jean-Michel Cousteau is an ocean explorer and life-long environmental advocate and founder of the Ocean Futures Society, a nonprofit
marine conservation and education organization that serves as a “Voice for the Ocean” on the importance of effective environmental and sustainability policy.
The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources.
The Ocean Plastic Leadership Network is a membership community that runs experiential summits in ocean plastic hotspots around the globe that drive to accelerated, collaborative action.
SEA\LNG is a multi-sector industry coalition, created to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The initiative brings together key players in the value chain, including shipping companies, classification societies, ports, major LNG suppliers, LNG downstream companies, infrastructure providers, and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), helping to break down the commercial obstacles to transform the localized use of LNG as a marine fuel into a global reality.
SGMF is a new NGO established to promote safety and industry best practice in the use of gas as a marine fuel.
TerraCycle is an eco-friendly recycling company that has become a global leader in recycling typically non-recyclable waste. TerraCycle offers a range of free programs that are funded by conscientious companies, as well as recycling solutions available for purchase for almost every form of waste. TerraCycle partners with many municipalities and private companies around the world to provide zero waste solutions and programs for recycling cigarette butts.
The UK Chamber of Shipping is the trade association for the UK shipping industry, which works to promote and protect the interests of its members both nationally and internationally. With 144 members and associate members, the UK Chamber of Shipping represents more than 860 ships of about 23 million gross tons and is recognized as the voice of the UK shipping industry.
The United States Wildlife Trafficking Alliance is a coalition of corporate and nonprofit member organizations all working together to combat wildlife trafficking.
United Way of Miami-Dade is helping to build communities and to help people to care for one another. Their Mission United Initiative helps veterans to ease the transition to civilian life and address their unique needs by connecting them to a coordinated network of community partners. Services include job training and opportunities, affordable housing, legal resources among others.
WTTC promotes partnerships between the public and private sectors, delivering results that match the needs of economies, local and regional authorities, and local communities, with those of business, based on governments recognizing Travel & Tourism as a top priority, business balancing economics with people, culture and environment, and a shared pursuit of long-term growth and prosperity.