Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts is to become one of the Largest Hotel Groups to Commit to Green Globe Certification for all Properties Worldwide. With the new Partnership the Swiss Hotel Company underpins its Ambition to set an Example for the Industry. The Strategy is Part of a Company-wide Programme to Establish a Common and Global Approach to Environmental, Employer and Social Sustainability.
Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts is aiming to set a new benchmark for sustainability by committing to a certification partnership with the internationally acclaimed Green Globe. The aim is inspiring: to certify 20 per cent of operating Moevenpick hotels, resorts and cruises by the end of 2011 as well as all properties of the company over the following 24 months. In cooperation with Green Globe, clear and measurable objectives for environmental sustainability are set.
Environmental awareness is nothing new to Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts. With Swiss heritage and values at its heart, the company celebrates practices that demonstrate environmental responsibility. So far, several properties of the hotel group have been awarded for their commitment to sustainability with local and global prizes.
“Now more than ever, we believe it is time to not only increase awareness with regards to sustainability in Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts and share best practice, but also to more effectively measure our progress towards a sustainable future”, declares Jean Gabriel Peres, President & CEO of Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts.