Die Green 10 is a coalition of the ten largest environmental organisations and networks that are active at the European level. With their activities, the Green 10 work to ensure that the European Union assumes its responsibilities with regard to protection of the climate, environment, biodiversity and human health within and beyond its borders.
European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
The European Environmental Bureau is Europe's largest network of environmental citizen's organisations and unites around 140 member organisations in more than 30 countries. The EEB stands for sustainable development, environmental justice and participatory democracy.
Arbeitskreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung (AKTE - Working Group on Tourism and Development) is the Swiss institution that questions tourism from a developmental perspective and champions fair trade and human rights in tourism. AKTE operates the travel platform "Fair unterwegs - auf Reisen wie zuhause" (Fair on one's way - when travelling and at home).
ECOTRANS was founded in 1993 as European network of experts and organisations that champion sustainable tourism development.
The key concerns of the international organisation for children's rights are advocacy, lobbying, information and awareness-raising on measures against all forms of commercial sexual exploitation of children through child prostitution, child pornography and child trafficking.
E.T.E. – Ecological Tourism in Europe
E.T.E. (Ökologischer Tourismus in Europa, Ö.T.E.) stands up for the implementation of sustainable tourism and carries out pilot projects alone and in cooperation with other organisations.
Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism
Naturefriends International – RESPECT is a founding member of the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism and is also its liaison office in Austria. The Roundtable champions putting into practice human rights due diligence of companies in tourism. Its members are tour operators, travel associations, certification institutions and multipliers as well as non-governmental organisations in this sector.
Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung e.V.
The Studienkreis für Tourismus und Entwicklung (Institute for Tourism and Development) is concerned with development-related information and education activities in tourism. It is editor of the "SympathieMagazine" and of other publications, it organises international contests as well as education and training workshops for people working in tourism and is also active in the areas of tourism research and consulting.
TEN – Tourism European Network
NFI is member of the Tourism European Network (TEN). TEN is the network of European organisations that are critical towards tourism, serves the purpose of offering regular exchange of information and experience and coordinates common activities.
The independent British NGO Tourism Concern champions the respect of human rights in tourism and uncovers exploitative practices in the travel industry.
Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service together with its ecumenical partners are committed to sustainable, socially responsible and ecologically sustainable tourism. TourismWatch is a quarterly information service that provides reports and background information about long-distance tourism.
Austrian Development Agency (ADA)
Within its funding programme "Development communication and education in Austria", the Austrian Development Agency supports our public relations and educational activities.
Allianz für Klimagerechtigkeit
NFI is member of the "Allianz für Klimagerechtigkeit" (Alliance for Climate Justice). This is a permanent thematic platform of Austrian non-governmental organisations active in the areas of environment, development cooperation, social issues and humanitarian aid.
Vocational School for Trade and Travel Vienna
The Vocational School for Trade and Travel (Berufsschule für Handel und Reisen) attaches great importance to the issue of sustainable tourism in its travel agents' training. Education for sustainable development is not limited to individual subjects but is kept in mind in the entire school life and school culture.
Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism (BMNT)
NFI closely cooperates with the department of Environmental Protection at company level of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism (Bundesministerium für Nachhaltigkeit und Tourismus, BMNT) and is involved in drafting the guidelines of the Austrian Ecolabel for tourism.
Furthermore, NFI regularly participates in meetings of the "Round Table Ethics in Tourism" of the department of International Tourism Matters.
Club Tourismus (Club Tourism) is a network of persons active in the tourism and leisure-time sector as well as of students and alumni, teachers and researchers of tourism education institutions. It promotes the exchange of experience and know-how.
FH Joanneum Bad Gleichenberg
The University of Applied Sciences "Johanneum" in Bad Gleichenberg is a research and education institution for applied sciences, focussing on health and management.
MODUL University Vienna
MODUL University Vienna is an internationally oriented organisation for research and education in the areas of tourism, sustainable development, new media technology and public governance.
Travel Industry Club Austria (TICA)
TICA is the main networking platform for the Austrian travel industry.
Austrian Federal Forests
As the largest manager of the natural environment in Austria, the Austrian Federal Forests (Österreichische Bundesforste) have a special responsibility for Austria's forests, lakes and mountains. They are a long-standing cooperation partner of Naturefriends International; several pilot projects on nature education and on sustainable experience of nature have been implemented together.
Österreichische Gesellschaft für angewandte Tourismusforschung (ÖGAF)
ÖGAF (Austrian Society for Applied Tourism Research) is a platform for the exchange of knowledge between research and practice in the tourism sector.
Österreichischer ReiseVerband (ÖRV)
Österreichischer ReiseVerband (ÖRV, Austrian Travel Association) is the independent and neutral interest group of Austrian travel agencies and tour operators.
SDG Watch Austria
Die NFI ist Mitglied von SDG Watch Austria, einem Zusammenschluss von über 130 zivilgesellschaftlichen und gemeinnützigen Organisationen, die sich gemeinsam für eine ambitionierte Umsetzung der Agenda 2030 und ihrer 17 Ziele für Nachhaltige Entwicklung (Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs) in Österreich einsetzen.