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Going Green

Going Green

International Tourism Partnership

The strategies and approaches presented in this paper will help to increase the sustainability of hotel operations by minimising their negative impacts on the surrounding ecosystems and cultures while increasing their positive contributions to biodiversity conservation, cultural heritage preservation and community development. This guide is available in 5 languages

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Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

Global Reporting Initiative

Sustainability reporting is the practice of measuring,disclosing, and being accountable to internal and external stakeholders for organizational performance towards the goal of sustainable development. ‘Sustainability reporting’ is a broad term considered synonymous with others used to describe reporting on economic, environmental, and social impacts (e.g., triplebottom line, corporate responsibility reporting, etc.).

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Innovation Hotel

Innovation Hotel

IHG

The Innovation Hotel showcases IHG’s ideas in sustainable tourism. You can explore how some of their hotels are implementing sustainable features. The Innovation Hotel has been created so that you, their guests, can tell tem what you like and share your ideas.

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Siting and design of hotels and resorts : principles and case studies for biodiversity conservation

Siting and design of hotels and resorts : principles and case studies for biodiversity conservation

IUCN

Despite their dependence on and interconnectedness with biodiversity, hotels and resorts can have significant negative impacts on ecosystems and natural resources. A hotel impacts biodiversity at each stage of its life cycle, from planning through to closure. This document focuses mainly on the first two stages, planning and construction and siting and design.

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Building and operating biodiversity-friendly hotels in the Caribbean

Building and operating biodiversity-friendly hotels in the Caribbean

IUCN

The IUCN's brochure provides an overview of the tools generated through the Integrating Biodiversity into the Caribbean Hotel Sector project: 1) Biodiversity Principles for siting and design of hotels and resorts 2) Case studies on the implementation of the Biodiversity Principles for siting and design of hotels and resorts 3) Biodiversity: My Hotel in Action – a guide to sustainable use of biological resources in the Caribbean.

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