ASSESSED FOR BEST PRACTIcE

Our standards reflect the most updated and comprehensive developments of welfare for elephants in captivity in southeast Asia.

COMPLETE CAMP COVERAGE

Our guidelines comprehensively examine all areas of camp management

CAMP MANAGEMENT

Registration, ID books, microchips, annual reports

1.

STAFF MANAGEMENT

Employee records, wages, insurance, training

2.

ELEPHANT WELFARE

Diet, veterinary care, control, health, calves, musth

3.

ELEPHANT INTERACTIONS

Work schedule, bathing, riding, feeding

4.

CAMP QUALITY

Energy, waste, recycling

5.

VISITOR SAFETY & EXPERIENCE

First aid, insurance, liability, amenities

6.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS & BIODIVERSITY

Community engagement, ivory & forbidden products

7.

CONSERVATION

Elephant education, socialisation, awareness

8.

CAMP OPTIONS

Camp accreditation is structured into four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold & Conservation. Camp managers are encouraged to contact us for detailed information about each level, and receive a complimentary service proposal. 

BRONZE

100% of the mandatory criteria and >50% of the advanced criteria.

1.

SILVER

100% of the mandatory criteria and >70% of the advanced criteria.

2.

GOLD

100% of the mandatory criteria and >90% of the advanced criteria.

3.

CONSERVATION

100% of the mandatory criteria,  >90% of the advanced criteria plus 16 conservation-specific criteria.

4.