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Sustainable development

At Ruka Safaris we want to offer our guests an experience, where sustainable development is an integral part of the customer experience. Our mission is to offer our guests these experiences in a way which conserves nature and culture. We comply with the Finnish legislation and standards concerning sustainability, and continuously develop our operations. We follow sustainability practices from economic, socio-cultural, and ecological perspectives.

Ruka Safaris has been awarded the Green Key certificate

’’The Green Key certificate is the leading standard for excellence in the field of environmental responsibility and sustainable operation within the tourism industry. This prestigious eco-label represents a commitment by businesses that their premises adhere to the strict criteria set by the Foundation for Environmental Education. A Green Key stands for the promise to its guests that by opting to stay with the Green Key establishment, they are helping to make a difference on an environmental level. The high environmental standards expected of these establishments are maintained through rigorous documentation and frequent audits.’’ –

Ruka Safaris has achieved the Sustainable Travel Finland certificate

This means, that we have made an official commitment towards the development of sustainable tourism. We also have a sustainability development plan, with which we evaluate and develop our socio-cultural, ecological, and economic sustainability. Based on this plan, we set concrete, measurable goals, the achievement of which we evaluate on a yearly basis.