Best in Supporting Youth Empowerment and Future Leaders in Conservation.
This award recognizes commitments and efforts of tourism facilities or operators in supporting the youth and providing opportunities for them to grow and excel.
Preference will be given to businesses providing opportunities for local youth to engage in conservation of natural habitat and environment through programs, outreach, and training. We also look for businesses invested in contributions to education through sponsorship and efforts made to assist unemployed youth.
Evidence that the Judges will be looking and assessing are:
- Demonstrations of activities and programs supporting youth and education through sponsorship and it is not like one off event.
- Active engagement of eco-clubs for youth around schools
- Making efforts to significantly reduce the proportion of youth not in employment.
- Can show and demonstrates youth in training programs be employed by the business or associates.