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Environmental Sustainability at Bodhi Surf + Yoga

At Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we know there’s no such thing as “good enough”. There’s always more that we could do as a business to benefit our community and the natural environment. Our newest project that we’ve committed to is the Programa Bandera Azul Ecologica para Cambio Climatico (Blue Flag Ecological Program — Certification for…
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Bodhi Surf + Yoga's community of Bahia Ballena

How YOU Can Contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

This is part three of a series on the SDGs and their importance, read parts one and two here The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a call to action that unites all of us globally. No matter where in the world you’re reading this from, or whether you’re a business or an individual,…
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SELAL program in Uvita, Costa Rica

Bodhi Surf + Yoga’s Commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, when the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals were first developed during the Paris Climate Accord, Bodhi Surf + Yoga was celebrating our fifth anniversary and quickly establishing ourselves as a business committed to environmental stewardship and community resilience. We have always situated ourselves in the global conversation on sustainability, and with our B Corp…
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Bodhi Surf + Yoga Best for the World

2021 Best for the World™ B Corp Recognition

At Bodhi Surf + Yoga, we are over the moon to have been recognized as one of the Best for the World™ B Corps of 2021! The Best for the World honorees are Certified B Corporation companies whose scores in one or more of the five impact areas assessed towards the certification reach the top…
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Bodhi Team International Surf Day

Celebrating 2021 International Surf Day with a Community Fundraising Event

This year, to celebrate International Surf Day on June 20, 2021, Bodhi Surf + Yoga held a fun fundraising event for our local community foundation, the Fundación SOMOS. Surfing is one of our passions and a large component of our livelihood. We felt it was fitting to utilize this activity to contribute to our community.…
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United Nations SDGs

The UN Sustainable Development Goals: What They Are and Why They Matter

This is part one of a series on the SDGs and their importance, read parts two and three In 2015, the United Nations held a conference in Paris, France where the governments of 190 countries gathered to discuss a global plan of action to address and overcome the impending challenges of climate change. The aim was…
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Social and Environmental Justice at Bodhi Surf + Yoga

Bodhi Surf + Yoga’s Social Equity Statement

Dear stakeholders, The recent killing of George Floyd (among many others), as well as the ardent global response, have underscored the existence of an enduring and insidious problem — that modern society is fraught with systemic racism. As a travel company that focuses on teaching surfing and yoga in Costa Rica, many aspects of our…
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Bodhi Surf + Yoga B Corp Certified

Bodhi Surf + Yoga Achieves B Corporation Recertification

In November of 2019, we started our B Corp recertification process using the free B Impact Assessment (BIA) tool. It was the second time performing the assessment, the first being in late 2016. Recertification happens every three years, which is a relief as it is a rigorous and time-consuming process. This time, it took us…
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Marino Ballena National Park, Costa Rica

How Giving 1% for the Planet Works

Since of August 2018, Bodhi Surf + Yoga has been a proud member of the global network of 1% for the Planet. Because the work we do is grounded in environmental stewardship it was an easy decision and a great way to amplify our impact. More than 2,000 businesses and individuals around the world are…
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Bodhi Surf + Yoga community

6 Reasons You Should Support B Corporations

A few generations ago, when someone wanted to do good in the world and create change, they had two clear options: a life of politics or charity. Going into business was synonymous with greed, power, and profit. The economist Milton Friedman famously wrote in 1962 that “there is one and only one social responsibility of…
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