ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICY

OUR COMMITMENT

Solas Ireland are committed to working in a sustainable way that respects and helps protect our environment by undertaking the following actions.

We will:

  • Seek to help grow Inishowen’s tourism economy in a sustainable and responsible manner
  • Support the local community by promoting local products, using local suppliers and by employing local staff were ever possible
  • Comply with the requirement of environmental legislation and approved codes of practice
  • Continuously seek to improve our commercial, environmental and social performance
  • Continually strive to reduce pollution, emissions and waste
  • Continually strive to reduce the use of energy, water and fuel
  • Increase our use of recycled materials and materials from renewable sources
  • Raise awareness, encourage participation and train employees (and associates) in sustainable business and environmental best practice
  • Expect similar environmental standards from all our suppliers and contractors
  • Encourage our visitors to enjoy our services in an environmentally sensitive way
  • Liaise with, invest in, and support the local community
  • Continue to monitor risks associated with social and environmental issues so as to minimise these
  • Join forces with ‘Leave No Trace’ as an indicator of our sustainable principles
  • Educate, train and motivate our staff (and associates) to work in an environmentally responsible manner and to participate in developing new ‘green’ ideas and initiatives
  • Communicate with our guests and provide information about local landscape, biodiversity and nature conservation measures in Inishowen
  • Implement nature walks, wildlife areas, bird boxes, plant native trees and provide information to our visitors about these.

Thank you for helping Solas Ireland to provide walking and hiking experiences, just as nature intended!

 

Walking & Hiking Tours

Explore the story of Lough Swilly & Fort Dunree on this scenic walking tour

Solas Ireland Walks & Hikes along the Wild Atlantic Way

Learn the story of Lough Swilly & Fort Dunree at sunset on this guided walk

Explore the national monument site and landscape of Mamore Gap on this hike

Solas Ireland Walks & Hikes along the Wild Atlantic Way

This authentic hiking experience provides an insight into this  primeval landscape

Solas Ireland Walks & Hikes along the Wild Atlantic Way

Starting at sea level we ascend 300 metres to two mystic mountain lakes in the Urris Hills

Contact Solas Ireland

To learn more about our walks and hikes or to organise a tour

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