We believe our responsibility is to the elephants, mahouts and families, the local community in which we operate and to visitors and friends and all others who use our products and services.

Elephants

  • Protect Asian elephants by attracting them away from illegal logging and providing alternative work including elephant riding
  • Provide food and vitamins to supplement their normal diet
  • Provide medical care for sick or injured elephants in our new elephant clinic
  • Provide a safe environment for the birth and after care of infants
  • In meeting their needs, everything we do must be of the highest quality
  • We have Zero tolerance towards any act of cruelty to the elephants

Trading

  • We must constantly strive to reduce our costs in order to maintain reasonable prices
  • Customers’ orders must be serviced promptly and accurately
  • Our suppliers and distributors must have an opportunity to make a fair profit
  • New equipment must be purchased, new facilities provided and new products launched
  • Reserves must be created to provide for adverse times

Employment

  • We are responsible to our employes, the men and women who work with us throughout the park
  • Everyone must be considered as an individual
  • We must respect their dignity and recognize their merit
  • They must have a sense of security in their jobs
  • Compensation must be fair and adequate, and working conditions clean, orderly and safe
  • We must be mindful of ways to help our employees fulfill their family responsibilities
  • Employees must feel free to make suggestions and complaints
  • There must be equal opportunity for employment, development and advancement for those qualified
  • We must provide competent management, and their actions must be just and ethical

Local Communities

  • We are responsible to the communities in which we live and work and to the world community as well
  • We must be good citizens
  • We must support good works and charities and bear our fair share of taxes
  • We must encourage civic improvements and better health and education

The Environment

  • We are committed to improving the local environment in our community by fostering partnerships with area businesses, community leaders and our neighbors to create a cleaner, safer place to live and work
  • We must protect the environment and natural resources
  • We must experiment with new ideas
  • Research must be carried out, innovative programs developed and mistakes paid for
  • We must maintain in good order the property we are privileged to use

When we operate according to these principles, we will maintain a sustained environment. We must work with local villagers, government agencies, NGO’s and other entities to protect villagers and their property and homes, develop alternative income sources compatible with preserving elephant habitats.