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Whitbread scores a UK sustainability first.

Whitbread scores a UK sustainability first.

…tion is recognition of the hard work of every single Whitbread employee and is a great team effort.” During the visit, Darran Messem, Managing Director of certification for the Carbon Trust, presented the triple award to the Whitbread team. Messem said, “Whitbread has impressed the Carbon Trust with its tireless work in not only cutting its carbon footprint, but also its waste and water. It is therefore a pleasure to recognise Whitbread with our…

Whitbread Cuts Carbon Emissions Despite Rapid Expansion

…operating activities by 2017, relative to sales and measured from a 2009 baseline. Whitbread is also working with their suppliers to lower the carbon emissions generated from their supply chain and has published a new target to deliver a 10% carbon reduction across supply chain activities by 2017 as part of this latest Environment Report. The tenth Whitbread Environment Report can be found on the Whitbread website:…

Whitbread solar milestone boosts Good Together energy targets

…tion and saving 6132 tonnes of CO2 each year. Collectively the panels should produce over 1,326,000kWh of power per annum – enough energy to power over 300 UK homes. James Pitcher, Corporate Social Responsibility Director at Whitbread said, “Whitbread’s investment in Solar PV forms part of our wider strategy to reduce carbon emissions across the business. It will support us in meeting our 2020 target of reducing carbon by 15%, relative to sales…

Whitbread claims hospitality first

…he first to have reductions in water use certified under the Carbon Trust Water Standard. “By achieving independent certification, showing that ambitious policies are resulting in genuine reductions, Whitbread are setting an example to other businesses. The savings made as a result of these environmental actions shows that sustainability and success go hand in hand.” As well as achieving the Carbon Trust Water Standard, Whitbread also achieved…

Premier Inn’s key role in Whitbread’s Good Together plans

…tbread has set new 2020 targets to reduce carbon by a further 15% and water by 20%, both against a 2014 baseline, and to increase the direct operations recycling rate across the estate to 80%. Simon Ewins, Director of CSR at Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants said, “At Whitbread, we set ourselves stretching targets across our business and our corporate responsibility commitments are no exception. We are incredibly proud of the progress we have…

Whitbread rolls out highest pallet capacity trailers

…year. Under the initiative, 12 double-decker trailers will initially replace 16 standard trailers and 2 tractor units along Whitbread’s key supply routes. Six of the new trailers will supply Costa stores and six will supply Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants. Investing in these new trailers is part of Whitbread’s wider programme to reduce CO2 emissions. The business is increasingly working with the supply chain to achieve its targeted CO2 savings…

Whitbread targets 30 per cent increase on energy efficiency

…coffee shops including Premier Inn, Costa, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Taybarns. Employing over 40,000 people globally and serving more than 22 million customers every month in over 2,000 outlets across the UK, Whitbread has recently outlined five-year growth targets to 2018, including increasing the number of Premier Inn UK rooms to at least 75,000. Whitbread is continuing its commitment to increasing the industry’s collective…

Whitbread trial new fuel cell technology in Glastonbury

…including Head of Energy & Environment Chris George, is keen to investigate new technologies capable of reducing running costs and carbon emissions associated with hot water production across the company’s large estate. Whitbread is already working with Baxi Commercial on the development of combined heat and power (CHP) solutions, and Baxi engineers have just completed a full survey of the heating and hot water arrangements at all…

Whitbread upskills 200 unemployed young people

…nd beverage in the same hotel. She has also become a Young Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, as part of which she’s helped to inspire prospective candidates for the programme and attended job employment events. Speaking about her experiences, Cherelle has said she feels privileged and blessed to have been given the opportunities she has had and is looking forward to what is in store for her in the future as a Whitbread employee. To find out…

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