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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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  • 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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  • 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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