Chimu Adventures undertakes a number of sustainability measures within its operations including:

1) Only using local guides and office staff to both maximise local employment opportunities and minimise carbon footprints. Local guides also ensure you benefit from the intimate knowledge, passion and culture of the country you’re visiting.

2) Where possible, using locally owned and operated boutique hotels to maximise the return to the local community.

3) Chimu’s MAD project has provided funding to hundreds of local community projects in Latin America. Our aim is to empower local communities, helping them to develop their own infrastructure for the future. Since 2006, we have been working with Kiva (a well-known Non-Governmental Organisation), providing hundreds of loans to local businesses all over South America. We also run feature fundraising voyages to raise funds directly for reputable, local, not for profit charity organisations with small budgets and small voices doing big jobs. 

4) In our pre tour information we provide a range of tips and advice on how to minimise your impact on both local environments and communities.

5) Chimu Adventures’ offices also take a number of sustainability measures including carbon offsets for company vehicles and most staff travel. Chimu Adventure’s internal processes are also structures to create a paperless office and to reduce waste. There are also internal programmes to help staff minimise their carbon footprint such as our staff bike purchase assistance plan which encourages office staff to commute to work via bicycle. Currently almost half of our office based staff commute to work via bicycle.

6) In Antarctica, we are an Associate Member of IAATO, the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (www.iaato.org). The association has set forth stringent guidelines and rigorous operational protocols to ensure that travel to the region is not only safe but also that all of the necessary precautions are taken to minimize impact on the environment and wildlife. Chimu Adventures share this commitment to the region.

Sustainability measures including carbon offsets for company vehicles and most staff travel. Chimu Adventure’s internal processes are also structures to create a paperless office and to reduce waste. There are also internal programmes to help staff minimise their carbon footprint such as our staff bike purchase assistance plan which encourages office staff to commute to work via bicycle. Currently almost half of our office based staff commute to work via bicycle.

 


Sustainability in

Brazil

Brazil

  Environmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon Basin, illegal wildlife trade, air and…

Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

  Costa Rica is a country rich with renewable energy. In fact, it gets 90% of…

Chile

Chile

Chile is considered to be one of the least sustainable countries in the world, indiscriminately…

Peru

Peru

Electricity Generation Currently 48% of energy in within Peru come from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Peru

Peru

Electricity Generation Currently 48% of energy in within Peru come from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Peru

Peru

Electricity Generation Currently 48% of energy in within Peru come from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Argentina

Argentina

Electricity Generation Currently 41% of energy in within Argentina comes from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Peru

Peru

Electricity Generation Currently 48% of energy in within Peru come from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Ecuador

Ecuador

  Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands,…

Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

  Costa Rica is a country rich with renewable energy. In fact, it gets 90% of…

Peru

Peru

Electricity Generation Currently 48% of energy in within Peru come from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Peru

Peru

Electricity Generation Currently 48% of energy in within Peru come from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Brazil

Brazil

  Environmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon Basin, illegal wildlife trade, air and…

Brazil

Brazil

  Environmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon Basin, illegal wildlife trade, air and…

Brazil

Brazil

  Environmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon Basin, illegal wildlife trade, air and…

Brazil

Brazil

  Environmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon Basin, illegal wildlife trade, air and…

Argentina

Argentina

Electricity Generation Currently 41% of energy in within Argentina comes from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Argentina

Argentina

Electricity Generation Currently 41% of energy in within Argentina comes from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Argentina

Argentina

Electricity Generation Currently 41% of energy in within Argentina comes from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Argentina

Argentina

Electricity Generation Currently 41% of energy in within Argentina comes from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Argentina

Argentina

Electricity Generation Currently 41% of energy in within Argentina comes from renewable energy sources (mostly hydropower…

Chile

Chile

Chile is considered to be one of the least sustainable countries in the world, indiscriminately…

Chile

Chile

Chile is considered to be one of the least sustainable countries in the world, indiscriminately…

Chile

Chile

Chile is considered to be one of the least sustainable countries in the world, indiscriminately…

Chile

Chile

Chile is considered to be one of the least sustainable countries in the world, indiscriminately…

Chile

Chile

Chile is considered to be one of the least sustainable countries in the world, indiscriminately…

Ecuador

Ecuador

  Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands,…

Ecuador

Ecuador

  Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands,…

Ecuador

Ecuador

  Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands,…

Ecuador

Ecuador

  Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands,…

Ecuador

Ecuador

  Ecuador has taken the first step towards ending the oil dependence of its Galápagos Islands,…

Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

  Costa Rica is a country rich with renewable energy. In fact, it gets 90% of…

Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

  Costa Rica is a country rich with renewable energy. In fact, it gets 90% of…

Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

  Costa Rica is a country rich with renewable energy. In fact, it gets 90% of…

Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

  Costa Rica is a country rich with renewable energy. In fact, it gets 90% of…