The Blue Community provides the following major programs and services.
Management and research of the Blue Community Sustainable Tourism Observatory that includes 14 communities in Florida
Management of the Blue Community Consortium that includes cities, businesses, NGO's and other groups.
Providing software for communities to do their own assessment using the UNWTO metrics, Blue Community principles, and One Planet Living framework.
Providing Certification for accommodations from small bed and breakfasts to large hotels and resorts.
Providing experiential learning experiences for Colleges, Universities, and other interested groups
Providing Conferences, Seminars, and training including:
One Planet Living Integrated training
Project Management for Sustainable Development training (PM4SD)
Culture Based Leadership Development
The Blue Community Consortium is a program of The WHALE Center, a not-for-profit organization that has decades experience in educaton, training, and leadership development in the areas of sustainability, values, and ethics.
The WHALE Center works to facilitate healing of individuals, communities, and the Earth through cooperation with Others.
It has provided several international programs including the International Days Series through its Global Healing Initaiative, sustainabiltiy and ethics programs for the Salt Lake Olympics, and collaborated with UNEP to develop a culture based leadership development program with the UNEP publication Earth and Faith: a book of reflection for action. This program was recognized both with an Olympic Award and an award at the U.N.
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