Awards & Accreditations
The Datai Langkawi has been awarded the following certifications due to The Datai Pledge initiatives:
EarthCheck ECO Certification (Silver) 2019 & 2021
The Datai Langkawi is the first organisation in the world to be awarded the EarthCheck ECO Certification (Silver) 2019 for terrestrial (land-based) tourism projects. It was re-certified with the coveted recognition again in 2021, emphasizing its continued adherence to rigorous sustainability protocols and standards in all its business operations.
EarthCheck science and products were developed by the Australian government's Sustainable Tourism Co-operative Research Centre (STCRC) and built on the Agenda 21 principles for Sustainable Development endorsed at the United Nations Earth Summit in 1992.
ASEAN Green Hotel Standard Certification 2020-2022 & 2022-2024
This is the standard developed by the 10 ASEAN country members for hotel operators based on their green hotel operations. The ASEAN Green Hotel Standard fosters sustainable tourism through the adoption of environmentally-friendly practices and energy conservation: compiling, adapting and creating the tools and training to engage in ASEAN Green Hotel practices. At the heart of this Standard is that hotels should aspire to protect and sustain their natural and cultural resources, while ensuring tourism meets its potential as a tool for conservation and positive community impact.
Malaysia Green Hotel Certification 2019
Awarded by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia in recognition of sustainability efforts in the hospitality industry. The criteria for the award are: use of green products, human resource development, solid waste management, energy efficiency, water efficiency and quality, air management and quality, noise pollution control, waste treatment and management, toxic and chemical substance disposal, as well as community collaborations.
The Four Pillars
Our programme is divided into four pillars,
each supporting the work of a designated NGO and social enterprise partner.