ACT LOCAL IMPACT GLOBAL
A forum of positive environmental change for the TRAVEL, TOURISM, & HOSPITALITY industry in Asia.
The Act Local Impact Global Forum was established on 31 August 2018 for stakeholders of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in Asia. To come together, to bring awareness to the 2018 commitment by global stakeholders in the industry, to share positive environmental impacts, and to commit to small and large positive environment impacts, to shift away from old human behaviours which has contributed to this statement taken from a recent report by leading Scientists of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Act Local Impact Global.
“We have 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns UN”.
“Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not.” – Greta Thunberg, 16 year old Climate Activist – full speech at the United Nations General Assembly, September 2019.
Rich Horner, Diver films ‘horrifying plastic cloud’ off coast of Bali.
“The Garden of Eden is no more. We have changed the world so much that Scientists say we are in a new geological age: the Anthropocene, the age of humans.” – Sir David Attenborough, Broadcaster and Naturalist. 21 January 2019 World Economic Forum.
“We know that we only have the possibility of avoiding a looming climate catastrophe if people like us refuse to give up. I beg of you, don’t forget nature.” – Harrison Ford, Actor, Producer, and Environment Activist. 25 September 2018
“Saving the ocean is not just the government’s task, but every member of society.” – Susi Pudjiastuti, The Fisheries and Maritime Minister of Indonesia and Entrepreneur. 15 July 2018
ALILA RESORTS BALI – 31stAugust 2018
“Alila Resorts Bali respond to the global travel industry call to action to build a sustainable future through a series of realistic and impactful actions as pledged by a party of conscious and responsible business leaders.” – Pierre Lang, General Manager of Alila Seminyak
CONRAD BALI – 18th September 2018
“I am heartened to join this movement, in solidarity with peers from the Bali Hospitality industry. The issue of plastic waste is one which Hilton globally recognizes our need to take leadership on, and also a topic which we have started making positive changes on at Conrad Bali.” – Andreas Justkowiak, General Manager of Conrad Bali
ELEMENT BY WESTIN, UBUD – February 14TH 2019
“Let the Earth produce its beauty, act before it’s too late, and involved everybody. ” -Joan Mamahit, General Manager. Element by Westin Bali Ubud
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON DIPONEGORO, JAKARTA – February 20TH, 2019
“In May last year we made a global commitment with the launch of our Travel with Purpose corporate responsibility goals for 2030 to halve our environmental impact and double our social impact. Across Indonesia our hotels are partnering with organizations that help us do our part such as working with Bye Bye Plastic Bags and signing on to the One Island One Voice’s Komitmen 2.0 to reduce our use of single-use plastics.” – Nils-Arne Schroeder, Regional General Manager, Hilton, Indonesia & Timor Leste
“We can’t comprise the future of our planet for the next generation”– Act Local Impact Global
The Mill Dewata, seminyak – July 31st, 2019
“The Mill at Starbucks Reserve Dewata is proud to be associated with the ALIG forum and we are grateful for the opportunity to host such an important event. It was wonderful to hear the passion from the speakers and see the commitment from those in the room”- Daniel Kerr, General Manager of The Starbucks Dewata Complex
“To work together with Bali tourism stakeholders in making Bali as sustainable tourism destinations.” – Wayan Warta, Environment Director of Bali Hotel Association.
“While the people were raising their voices, it was now time to get the businesses and private sectors involved in the march towards a clean and green Bali.” – Melati, founder of Bye Bye Plastic Bag & One Island One Voice.