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  • Why we need Ocean Climate Action

    June 8, 2021

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    Sana Rajkovic

      The oceans generate most of the oxygen we breathe, feed us and regulate our climate. The value of oceans can hardly be overestimated, and certainly are one of the biggest assets to the tourism industry. Preserving something that is literally twice the size of the earth’s landmass and so crucial to our way of […]

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  • Biodiversity, it’s loss, and how we in the hospitality industry can protect it

    May 26, 2021

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    Xenia zu Hohenlohe

    “Nature is the backbone of human well-being and the foundation for all economic activity” * *Science Based Targets Network, 2020, p.2 We are currently estimated to be losing around 150 species a day according to a ‘Special report on global warming’ released by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), which personally I find frightening. Natural […]

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  • How can being vegetarian help the planet?

    May 12, 2021

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    Isaac Pelham-Chipper

      This Monday (10th May) marked the start of National Vegetarian Week, the somewhat lesser-known sibling to the now ubiquitous Veganuary. With news, social media, and television frequently discussing climate change and veganism, while fast food restaurants plaster adverts for new vegan burgers across bus stops up and down the UK, it’s easy to forget […]

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  • Earth Day 2021 – time to be bold!

    April 21, 2021

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    Kate Orszulik

      On 22 April we celebrate Earth Day. Beginning as an activist event amongst US students in 1970, it is now widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, with more than a billion people marking the event. Last year Earth Day celebrated its 50th birthday, which, in light of the first global […]

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  • The challenges and opportunities in adapting an ESG Strategy for Hotel Funds

    April 20, 2021

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    Xenia zu Hohenlohe

    It would be difficult to have missed the buzz around ESG strategies which has been heating up the financial markets worldwide.  No company that answers to shareholders is able to escape this aspect of business management and reporting any longer – but it is also important to recognise that there is no quick fix to […]

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  • Introducing fluttr, the energy management app for hospitality businesses.

    April 14, 2021

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    Isaac Pelham-Chipper

    Free six-month pilot testing begins now! Calling all hospitality businesses As a busy hospitality business, energy consumption may not be top of your priority list. But what if we told you that across the UK, hospitality businesses have the potential to save over £435 million by being more energy efficient. Sound more interesting? The sector […]

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  • We are recruiting! German-speaking Project Manager position available

    April 13, 2021

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    Kate Orszulik

    Job title: Project Manager (data and project delivery) Company: Considerate Group (Considerate Hoteliers Ltd) Duration: Permanent Hours: Full time Location: London or Munich Experience: 5-10 years Salary: £31k+ dependent on experience and capability Other benefits: Pension + bonus + flexibility to work from home 2 days per week Deadline for applications: Open until suitable candidate […]

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  • Case study: ESG framework for an international hotels fund

    April 12, 2021

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    Suzannah Newham

      Background: As a global investment manager, Asset Fund recognises they have an important part to play in shaping the future and have had sustainability credentials since the 1990’s. A focus on doing the right thing (for their clients, their people, and wider society) lies at the centre of Asset Fund’s culture.  They are committed […]

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  • The Green Stationery Company: Desk Space

    March 24, 2021

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    Sujaan Punja

    Advertorial origionally published in The Home Worker It is no surprise that a business dedicated to sustainability and protecting the environment operates on the Schumacher Principle that ‘small is beautiful’. This means Jay Risbridger and his wife, Gill, keep their company’s physical size as small as possible to achieve the lowest ecological footprint. This ethos […]

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  • Hypnos’ decade long commitment to carbon neutrality is celebrated with new certification and launch of new recyclable packaging

    February 25, 2021

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    Sujaan Punja

      Royal warrant holder, leading sustainable sleep brand and, Considerate Member – Hypnos, has announced that its decade-long commitment to carbon neutrality and environmentally-friendly product design has been recognised with a prestigious ‘The Planet Mark – Carbon Neutral Certification’. Having been carbon-neutral for over a decade and offset over 9,550 tonnes of carbon along the […]

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  • Let’s talk about the ‘S’ in the ESG game

    February 9, 2021

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    Xenia zu Hohenlohe

    Written by Xenia zu Hohenlohe for HOTELSMag. As discussed before in this blog, ESG stands for Environmental Social Governance and is the new framework for greater transparency, greater efforts and greater good. It is a step up to CSR, or Corporate Social Responsibility, the term many companies or managers might be more familiar with. Either […]

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): an opportunity for carbon and cost savings

    January 26, 2021

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    Sana Rajkovic

      Background: While hotels were closed during the first UK and European Covid-19 lockdown (Spring 2020), Considerate Group continued to collect and monitor clients’ energy and water consumption through Con-ServeTM. The idea was to identify base consumption levels as a useful metric against which to review operational consumption following re-opening. In practice: Con-ServeTM captured changing […]

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