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Free webinar tackles kitchen energy, water and waste

Free webinar tackles kitchen energy, water and waste

The Green Kitchen Standard – a partnership award from the Soil Association and the Carbon Trust – is hosting a free webinar for caterers, to help them learn more about applying the award in their kitchens to review their approach to energy, water and waste. Energy costs account for nearly a quarter of overheads in […]

Customers can gift Christmas back to busy hoteliers

Tens of thousands of workers in the UK hospitality sector will be helping people have a good Christmas. Now customers can nominate them to have their own special Christmas in January. Alternatively, chefs seeking to do more this Christmas can volunteer for Crisis. According to The Trade Union Congress (TUC), there are around 42,000 chefs, […]

Hotels need to report on sustainability using the Global Goals says WTTC

Hotels as part of the wider travel and tourism sector need to get better at measuring, monitoring and reporting their sustainability impact, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The comments came as the WTTC launches new guidance on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting for the Travel & Tourism Sector. Gloria Guevara, […]

Ten days to vote for Local Hotel Hero

There’s just ten days left to vote in the Mr & Mrs Smith Awards. There are a range of categories available for members of the public to vote in. The Local Hotel Hero category which champions hotels which give something back to the community and to the environment. The organisers say, “What makes a hotel […]

Talking Point: A two-sector approach to end slavery in construction

There are 40 million people trapped in modern slavery with 25 million of those being in forced labour according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Their recent report reveals that among those, 18 percent are in construction. With the hotel industry being closely linked to construction Director of Sustainability and Group Marketing Director Chris Harrop of […]

Novotel Jaragua: building teamwork for a sustainable property

The AccorHotels Novotel Jaragua Sao Paulo was named Highly Commended in the Americas in the 2017 Green Hotelier Awards. Here General Manager Ewerton Camarano describes his hotel’s sustainability journey and how getting the whole team on board has helped them boost their environmental impacts. Can you take us on your hotel or resort’s sustainability journey? […]