Certification

The Vios Certified Sustainable Spa™ global certification program

  • The third-party certification assesses sustainability best practices and quality standards based on 200 comprehensive criteria.
  • The certification process helps spas to improve their operations, marketing potential, and gain recognition for their “green” efforts.
  • We help spas achieve the 3 P’s in the triple bottom line: people, planet and prosperity.
  • Vios spas showcase their commitment to social responsibility and core values.
  • The Vios Certified Sustainable Spa™ criteria are extensive and complementary to other programs, combining the best of all global rating systems.
  • Third-party assessors are trained, experienced spa and sustainability professionals.

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Why Become Vios Certified?

  • The program helps spas become more sustainable, improve their service quality standards, and track metrics.
  • Marketing support, directory listings, and the opportunity to showcase the Vios Certified seal are included with the program.
  • Consumers will be able to locate healthy spas that have validated their commitment to authentic practices and share their values.
  • The certification is accessible to all spas, small and large, with a sliding scale payment structure.
  • Highlighting green brands/products and quality standards training are other noteworthy parts of the program.

Program Benefits

  • Cost and resource savings from sustainable practices
  • Improved bottom-line margins
  • Increased market share and brand recognition
  • Customer loyalty
  • Eco-Competitiveness
  • Increased values and revenues through initiatives and market share
  • Positive reputation based on authenticity and integrity
  • Supports your mission and values
  • Healthier atmosphere for staff and guests
  • Improved staff harmony, morale and productivity
  • Staff education and training
  • Metrics to track best practices and initiatives
  • Demonstrates core values to stakeholders
  • Maximized efficiency in outsourcing with a third-party assessor
  • Best Practices reports and worksheets
  • Social media, press coverage, and Public Relations messaging
  • A guide and collateral to use in-house to display and promote the spa’s certification seal