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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 way, […]

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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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  • Saving on baseline consumption during Covid-19

    January 26, 2021

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    Sana Rajkovic

    How high is your business’ baseline consumption and could it be lowered further? THE BRIEF: While many hotels were closed during the Covid-19 lockdown (Spring 2020), this was an excellent opportunity to look into how much energy the premises use by default. OUR APPROACH: During the pandemic we continued to monitor our clients’ energy consumption […]

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  • Hypnos Achieves ISO Standard for Quality Management

    December 9, 2020

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    Sujaan Punja

    Royal warrant holder and award-winning British bedmaker, Hypnos, has announced that its Castle Donington site has achieved compliance with ISO 9001, the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective Quality Management System (QMS). This ISO 9001 accreditation is further proof of the company’s commitment to top-class design and craftsmanship to build the most comfortable, stylish […]

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  • The Audacity of Green Hope

    December 8, 2020

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    Xenia zu Hohenlohe

    With the United States’ incoming Biden administration making recent political appointments in the both the financial sector — Janet Yellen as U.S. treasury secretary, with strong environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) credentials, and John Kerry as environmental czar and envoy ahead of Cop26 next year — the new government confirms its focus on combating […]

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  • 12 October European Tourism Convention presided by Thierry Breton – European Commissioner for Internal Market

    November 9, 2020

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    Benedetta Cassineli

    This year’s convention focused on the main challenges facing the sector over the next 10-20 years and on the investment priorities necessary for its sustainable recovery and resilience. I took learning from the three main workshops: Safe and seamless tourism experiences – we need to ensure smart management of tourism and tourism related crowds. For […]

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  • The Cradle to Cradle philosophy and the art of Circular Cleaning

    October 19, 2020

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    Sujaan Punja

    The topic of how cleaning materials impact both our health and the world around us remains very relevant in light of the COVID pandemic. Considerate suppliers Janitorial Express Eco aspire to “Accelerate the Worlds Transition to Sustainable Cleaning”. Here we share some extracts from a speech made by their Managing Director Gary Fage earlier this […]

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  • The Importance of Ethical Wool

    October 12, 2020

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    Sujaan Punja

    One of Considerate’s supplier members Hypnos is renowned for producing supremely comfortable mattresses, Hypnos is committed to providing comfort with integrity. This pledge has seen Hypnos pioneer sustainable sleep solutions for hotels around the world thanks to the scrutinization of its suppliers, product lifecycles and any materials used – especially ethical wool. Increasingly over recent […]

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  • Sustainability at Georgian House since COVID

    September 14, 2020

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    Sujaan Punja

    We are all aware of the continuing impact of COVID-19 and the challenges this has posed for the hospitality industry. With an abundance of new rules and regulations being put in place, many hotels have had to review and implement new procedures. As businesses have been purchasing new equipment and PPE, there has been concern […]

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  • We are proud to announce that we are a Certified B Corporation®

    September 1, 2020

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    Xenia zu Hohenlohe

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  • Reducing Emissions and Cutting Costs

    August 19, 2020

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    Martha Brown

    By working with Considerate Group, eight hotels in our local area of London have reduced their CO2 emissions by 20% in only one year – and saved almost £60,000 in the process. Towards the end of 2018, we began working with the PaddingtonNow Business Improvement District on an air quality project designed to highlight to […]

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  • Summer News Bulletin 2020

    July 23, 2020

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    Xenia zu Hohenlohe

    Can tourism still be a force for good? Environmental Social Governance – ESG – seems to have gained a renewed importance in the face of recent events and developments. We have seen social unrest – in particular in the US around the BLM movement – hit the political and social dialogue in full force at […]

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