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Hilton hotels sharing energy ideas for business

Hilton hotels sharing energy ideas for business

In a ground-breaking collaborative exercise to reduce businesses’ energy expenditures, Hilton Worldwide took part in a Better Buildings Challenge SWAP to share ideas and experience with US grocery store Whole Foods Market. The Better Buildings Challenge SWAP is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) which invited energy management teams at Hilton and […]

Accor study targets its economic and social responsibility footprint

AccorHotels has published the findings of its first socio-economic footprint study. Part of the group’s corporate social responsibility, the report aims to quantify and analyse the ripple effects of the company’s activities throughout the worldwide and local economies where it is based. With the information Accor has gathered it hopes to strengthen the positive impacts […]

Track your hotel carbon footprint – free webinar

Learn how to use the Hotel Footprinting Tool to track the carbon footprint of your hotel stay with this new free webinar. Fran Hughes, Director, International Tourism Partnership and Eric Ricaurte, Founder and CEO, Greenview host the webinar revealing how you can use the tool in your own business. The Hotel Footprinting Tool  is a free online tool […]

Swissôtel’s sustainability focuses on communities and colleagues

Swissôtel, part of FRHI – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts – has put its focus on supporting communities as a responsible business within their latest sustainability update. The company has also turned the spotlight on providing a safe and responsible work environment for its employees. Introducing the report, Vice-President Lilian Roten said, “Swissôtel firmly believes that […]

How apprenticeship schemes can help address social justice

February 20th marks World Day for Social Justice. The UN says “We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability.” Their concerns led the International Labour Organization to unanimously adopt the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization. In Europe the […]

IHG Foundation launched to support international environmental and community impacts

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has announced the launch of the IHG Foundation, an independent charity which aims to focus its activities on supporting four key areas: helping communities to develop skills in hospitality, providing support for those impacted by disasters, facilitating local community investment and protecting the environment. As we have reported many times, IHG […]