We only list accommodation providers that have socially and environmentally sustainable policies, so that every place you book through our site reinvests into their local communities, is eco-friendly and actively works to conserve the natural habitat of their surroundings. That’s why we only list places that meet with 2 or more of our ethical criteria: Sustainability – energy managing wastes responsibly; Conservation – Does not negatively impact the ecosystem, but actively contributes to conservation; Community Reinvestment – into the local community and/or actively helps to educate and empower; Supports Local – produce and businesses; Fair Pay – for workers, higher than national or industry average and provides staff benefits; Charitable – Donations to, or actively supports, charitable causes either on a local or international level; Volunteering – opportunities for guests the to participate in local community projects