Mission Statement & Introduction Sustainability
Mission Statement & Introduction Sustainability for Nhongo Safaris
NHONGO SAFARIS (PTY) LTD commitment to sustainability is based on international guidelines and ensures that our businesses activities and services do not negatively impact the environment and the interests of our communities therein. We actively commit to a range of philanthropic activities that ensure the well-being of our natural and cultural resources.
This policy and guide have been designed to inspire and help lead us through different sustainability objectives within our operations and routines.
NHONGO SAFARIS (PTY) Ltd is committed to protecting our environment, uplifting our people and promoting best practices, as well as working closely with suppliers and partners who share these ideals.
Realising that its continued success lies with the ability to play a leading role in the development of the travel and tourism industry and to support important industry initiatives.
Believing that by protecting Africa’s natural heritage, it will assist in sustaining destinations that will become increasingly attractive to foreign visitors whose needs will further stimulate job creation and local economies.
Corporate Social Investment:
Including socio-economic development contributions as defined by the BEE Codes of Good Practice, aimed at positively impacting society.
Particularly in the field of job creation that rural community members, particularly women, may share in the success and growth of NHONGO SAFARIS (PTY) LTD.
Especially in the area of travel and tourism education, with a focus on developing skills at a grassroot level in an industry where quality consultants are becoming increasingly scarce.
Staff Engagement, Training & Communication:
Key staff are engaged with the development and implementation of the sustainability management system and receive periodic guidance and training regarding their roles and responsibilities in its delivery.
We continuously improve on creating awareness and developing a company culture of sustainability, to inspire behavioural change in recognition of our responsibilities
Customer satisfaction, including aspects of sustainability, is monitored and corrective action taken.
Exploitation and Harassment:
NHONGO SAFARIS (PTY) Ltd has implemented a policy against commercial, sexual or any other form of exploitation or harassment, particularly of children, adolescents, women, minorities and other vulnerable groups.
NHONGO SAFARIS (PTY) Ltd supports local entrepreneurs in the development and sale of sustainable products and services that are based on the area’s nature, history and culture.
Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Landscapes:
NHONGO SAFARIS (PTY) Ltd support partners and operators who comply with sustainable animal welfare practices and follow ethical recognized wildlife conservation regulations and stands, which do not put any guest or animal at risk.