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BCOM Sustainability Awards 2024

BCOM Sustainability Awards 2024


The Burren Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark celebrated sustainability within the geopark 'Ecotourism Network' businesses at an award ceremony on 30th April 2024. Those businesses scoring over 91% in their assessment achieved an Emerald Award. 

The Geopark partnered with the Burren Ecotourism Network to develop the region as a sustainable tourism destination. The Burren Ecotourism Network is a network of tourism businesses who share the vision of establishing the Burren as a premier internationally-recognised sustainable tourism region, ensuring the future economic and social growth and sustainable development of its communities, environment and heritage. 

The Burren Ecotourism Network has set the Geopark Code of Practice for Sustainable Tourism as a minimum level of training and accreditation that each business wishing to join the network must achieve. The Code of Practice includes 6 key points of environmental good practice which include waste, water and energy and waste-water management as well as conservation, interpretation and visitor communication. Read more