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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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  • 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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