Over 20 years of experience working for international human rights and advancing social, environmental and economic justice. Global Exchange was founded in 1988 by Medea Benjamin, Kevin Danaher, Kathie Klarreich and Kirsten Moller. Each founder has helped this organization become what it is today, an innovator and leader in international human and environmental rights.
Being a responsible traveler also means giving back to the communities at the destinations. Travelers’ Philanthropy is a project of the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), a partner of EcoArts Tours. As an emerging, global movement, Traveler’s Philanthropy is providing travelers and travel companies with a way to make financial and volunteer contributions to enhance the well-being of local communities.
Ecosphere is a collaborative effort of the local community of Spiti Valley and professionals from diverse backgrounds. Their focus is to re-establish the critical link between the custodians of Spiti’s natural and cultural resources, and travellers, through the promotion of responsible tourism in Spiti Valley. Ecosphere aims to provide the local community with a sustainable source of income and an incentive to conserve and revive their unique natural & cultural heritage.
NativeEnergy is a climate solutions pioneer and recognized leader in the
TeachAIDS™ provides free, research-based, culturally appropriate, HIV/AIDS education animated tutorials. Founded at Stanford’s School of Education, this non-profit works to address and overcome the social and cultural challenges related to HIV/AIDS prevention education. The partnership with EcoArts Tours helps spread awareness to local communities, tourists and sustainable tourism providers.