As the world’s largest travel B Corp, they’re here to create positive change through the joy of travel, by sharing responsible, experience rich travel, taking great care to minimise its impact on the planet.
Founded in 1989, Intrepid has grown to include around 30 offices worldwide, operating regular departures of over 1000 adventures across all seven continents. They are a truly global collective who are very much local at heart.
Intrepid people are committed to sustainability and their curious, connected and conscious global community aim to create the best travel company not just IN the world, but FOR the world.
Intrepid has been carbon neutral since 2010 and is the first global tour operator with verifiable science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative, designed to limit global warming to 1.5°C. The company offsets 125% of its emissions each year, including emissions from its offices and trips, hence its ethy verification for commitment to a Stable Climate.
Intrepid has earned ethy’s Cruelty Free Experiences ecolabel for its dedication to animal welfare. In 2014, the company banned elephant rides on all trips and does not permit any activities that allow passengers to pet or walk with wild animals, such as lion walks.
ethy has also verified Intrepid as an Industry Champion, for the important and outstanding work it does in sharing toolkits, policies and best practices with other companies in the travel sector.
The company has also been recognised for its significant contribution to Thriving Communities. The Intrepid Foundation, which was founded in 2002, has so far raised more than AUS$12 million for 130 community-led organisations, including wetland restoration project Blue Carbon Lab, the Eden Reforestation Project, and Seaweed: The (re)generation, which works to restore disappearing kelp forests.
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Verified sustainability claims
Intrepid is taking action for a more sustainable future. The following claims have been proof-backed and verified through ethy, represented by its unique Impact Hive.