We’re just One Degree from making an impact.
One Degree is changing travel behavior. Through our eco-certification program, booking site and marketplace for vacation rental owners and guests, we’re building a community of eco-conscious travelers.
One Degree is part of the Left and Left Travel family, a meta travel company that has listings for millions of vacation rental properties worldwide. With the help of Left Travel, we are able to provide eco-friendly property owners with a platform in which to promote their vacation rentals, gain more visibility to potential guests and encourage them to book eco-friendly.
The One Degree team comes from a travel background. Having worked in various verticals within the travel space and a passion for sustainable travel, we’re highly driven to creating a better world through changing travel behavior.
As a certified B-Corporation, Left Technologies, the parent company of One Degree, is committed to using business as a force for good and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) provide us with global targets and priorities to make sure we’re collectively building a sustainable future.
One Degree is working to change travel behavior by encouraging property owners and travelers to make sustainable choice. in doing so , we believe we can impact the following SDG’s.
One Degree SDGs:
One Degree will support ‘Climate Action’ (target 13.3) by improving education, awareness and human capacity on climate change to help reduce the travel industry’s impact.
One Degree will impact ‘Life Below Water ‘(target 14.1) by helping property owners, managers, and hotels understand the impact of single-use non-biodegradable products on our oceans and provide access to cost-effective alternatives.
One Degree will support ‘Life on Land’ by encouraging property owners to hire designated staff who are responsible for monitoring and impacting their local environmental efforts. This will include purchasing policies, consideration of the surrounding environment and more.
One Degree aims to impact ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’ (target 11.6) by helping property owners reduce their adverse per capita environmental impact by paying special attention to their carbon emissions which affect air quality.
One Degree will encourage ‘Responsible Consumption and Production’ (target 12.5) through educational efforts to reduce waste generation through prevention, recycling and reuse.
One Degree strives to impact ‘Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure’ (target 9.4) by helping retrofit the travel industry to make it sustainable, with increased resource-use efficiency and greater adoption of clean and environmentally sound technologies and processes.