Fushifaru Maldives, an exquisite island getaway in Lhaviyani Atoll, has been awarded the prestigious Green Globe Certification for its notable sustainability efforts.
Green Globe is the premier sustainability certification and performance improvement program developed specifically for the travel and tourism industry. It provides organisations with a framework to conduct a comprehensive assessment of their sustainability performance, through which they can monitor improvements and obtain the certification. Fushifaru is immensely proud to be a part of the Green Globe community.
At Fushifaru Maldives, sustainability projects are lead by the General Manager, Ahmed Siaar, who has been incorporating sustainable tourism principles and practices into his operation since Fushifaru’s opening on October 24, 2017. Fushifaru is determined to be actively involved in conserving biodiversity and the surrounding ecosystem.
Fushifaru also invites guests of all ages to partake in its many pioneering, eco-friendly projects:
In collaboration with Best Dives, Fushifaru has initiated and developed a coral propagation project to assist the rejuvenation of the coral reefs around the island, which is vital to sustaining biodiversity
The team is committed to planting coral fragments in several frames and one distinctly manta-shaped frame in the lagoon. The team continues to plant, monitor, and clean frames to ensure the success of the project. Both certified divers and snorkelers can visit the site by joining a dive excursion or the coral restoration snorkelling tour.
Fushifaru Maldives is proud to be an eco-friendly island, with zero single-use plastic.
Every guest now has the opportunity to contribute to Fushifaru’s green community by purchasing a reusable bag for $15 USD, they can use this to take their plastic back home.
Fushifaru is committed to making a positive impact, that’s why 50% of proceeds of the bags will go towards educating the local community on sustainable living.
At Fushifaru, they make it easy and fun for guests to help mother nature by planting trees on the island through their “Plant Your Own Tree’ Program”. In addition, at Fushifaru food waste is composted through their composting machine and the product is used as manure for the trees within the property.
Fushifaru Maldives is a proud partner of Kind Traveler. By being a Kind Hotel, guests will be able to unlock exclusive rates with a minimum donation of $10 to a local charity, aiding both the resort and guests to create a positive community and environmental impact. Fushifaru will be donating 100% of the guest contributions to The Olive Ridley Project. The Olive Ridley Project (ORP) is on a mission to protect sea turtles and their habitats through rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education and outreach. The $10 that is donated by the guests will help provide antibiotics and fluids for one small turtle patient for one month. Fushifaru looks forward to empowering travellers to travel kindly and make a meaningful positive impact on the community.