Time 4 Change

Our world faces unprecedented social and environmental challenges. Business, especially tourism can help reverse some of these trends!


What we can achieve together for the planet, for people, and for business is much more than what we can do on our own. Collectively we can show the world that business can be a force for good and inspire others to take up best practices to make the world a better place.



Managed over 21 million acres of land.


Touched the lives of over 750,000 people.


In over 120 cultures.


Invested over $12 million in the 4Cs.

Ways to Join as a Member

As a tourism business, which owns, manages or significantly influences natural areas of ecological importance, you can join our unique community as a FELLOW MEMBER and initiate your journey towards excellence and becoming a Global Ecosphere Retreat® (GER).


As an organisation, business or professional that is committed to sustainability and aligned with The Long Run vision and mission, you can join our unique community as an AFFILIATE MEMBER. By joining as an Affiliate Member, you will be able to COLLABORATE with other members, SUPPORT The Long Run community in pursuing its vision and INSPIRE others to grow the movement.  

Join as a Fellow Member

Fellow Members are travel destinations and lodges that own, manage or significantly influence areas of biodiversity. They are committed to a continuous journey of improvement towards excellence in sustainability, and the 4Cs — Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce. Fellow Members receive onsite visits from The Long Run’s team of experts to brainstorm challenges and develop action plans, and are then provided with continuous remote support for further improvement. Each member works towards the prestigious and GSTC-recognised Global Ecosphere Retreats® (GER) standard. 


By joining The Long Run you will be part of a unique community of leaders that continuously learn from one and other, and the organisation’s team of experts, to deliver exceptional experiences that have a positive impact on people and planet. 

Join as a Affiliate Members

Affiliate Members of The Long Run are organisations, business or professionals that share The Long Run’s drive to support sustainable, ecologically and socially responsible tourism destinations around the world.


By joining the movement, you will belong to a unique community of leaders in sustainable tourism whose successful businesses drive positive change for the health of the planet and well-being of people. You will have the opportunity to support these destinations and the community as a whole to find solutions to the biggest challenges of our times!

Collectively we can show the world that business can be a force for good and inspire others to take up best practices to make the world a better place.



Should you wish to express interest in joining us as a Fellow or Affiliate Member or have any further queries, then please fill out the enquiry form below: