Green practices become sustainable when they are formally institutionalized as standard operating procedures. Written programs provide the framework to ensure green practices are executed consistently, with measurable results and an expectation of accountability for all staffing levels. The Green Policies & Procedures manual templates include over 30 separate standard operating procedures for various departments that […]
To be successful, a green business campaign requires the commitment of strong leaders who embrace the concepts of the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. These resources will provide insight, guidance and practical suggestions for hotel managers as they lead their teams down the path of sustainability. Seeking a green lodging certification? Learn more […]
Operating a hotel in a sustainable way on a daily basis requires the commitment of every employee, in every department. Ensure that each employee understands their role in minimizing environmental impacts with job specific training programs. Suitable for all staffing levels, general green orientation and departmental training programs provide an explanation of why sustainability is […]
Reasons to Go Green
1Greening your operations will cut your operational costs through savings on energy and water consumption and reduction in waste removal expenses.
2Increase revenue by attracting a new client base of environmentally conscious customers who are seeking greener lodging and meeting options.
3Taking a stand for sustainability will enhance your public image allowing you attract and retain quality employees, improve customer satisfaction, and stand out as a leader in your community.
4The International Ecotourism Society reports that more than two-thirds of U.S. travelers and 90% of British tourists consider active protection of the environment to be part of a hotel’s responsibility.