CRED Team Trips was originally devised as an initiative of the CRED Foundation. In 2016, Adventure Lifesigns Limited, took over this important programme and continues to work closely with the CRED Foundation (a registered UK Charity (no. 1072426) that believes in ‘Participation for Transformation’. Each participant on our programmes donates £100 to the CRED Foundation in order for them to continue their work with the overseas partners.
Our core aim is to build the capacity of quality development organisations working with some of the poorest communities in the world.
At the same time, we aim to empower people from the UK – especially young people – to engage in global citizenship in a very direct way.
CRED Team Trips achieve both aims: our partners benefit from the Team programmes and long term strategic input, whilst young adults gain crucial skills and have a life changing experience.
If you are an individual or school/youth group and want to make a difference - you have come to the right place!
Your flight will be the biggest environmental impact of the expedition. For example, if you were to fly to Nairobi, you will be responsible for releasing approximately 2.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide, the main gas responsible for global warming. CRED Team Trips has teamed up with Rainforest Concern to try and help repair your flight's contribution to global warming. You now have the option to reduce your emissions by the same amount as the flight creates, making your flights 'climate neutral'.
CRED Team Trips also offsets all of the emissions from the flights that our staff take on company business. By offsetting the CO2 emissions from our air travel you can be sure our recce’s aren’t adding to global warming. We operate as close to a “paperless” office as possible and send the majority of our paperwork via email. This also helps to keep the costs of our programmes to a minimum.
The Rainforest Concern Forest Credits system gives instant calculations allowing you to see the cost and emissions in real time. More importantly the money raised goes directly to help Rainforest Concern projects. Rainforest Concern is a Registered Charity in the UK, established to protect threatened natural habitats and the biodiversity they contain, together with the indigenous people who still depend on them for survival.
Should you wish to offset your carbon footprint, please click here.