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In a newly released series, Green Key Global partnered with APTIM to talk about key sustainability topics in the hotel and lodging industry.   The series includes an in-depth analysis on ESG reporting, waste reduction, and energy conservation.   ESG Reporting: What It Is and Why It Matters In this video, we go over Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) reporting and the importance it plays in the hospitality industry. We also...

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The newly transformed Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel has earned a 5 Key Eco-Rating since joining Green Key Global. The property implemented six new sustainability features in the largest renovation in its 50-year history.   The hotel has been featured in an article posted by Hozpitality, name Sheraton Centre Toronto as a leader in sustainability.   “The hospitality industry has a lot of potential for growth in sustainability,” said Rebecca...

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The latest update to the Green Key Global Program will be addressing all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) laid out by the UN. Find out more about these changes in the Go Green section of the Fall 2022 edition of InnFocus.   [qodef_button size="" type="" text="Read the Article" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/67202178/innfocus-fall-2022" target="_self" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]  ...

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Hoteliers aim high for low emissions to reduce their carbon footprint and attract eco-conscious travellers. Rebecca Bartlett-Jones, Manager of Business Development, weighs in. [qodef_button size="" type="" text="Read the Article" custom_class="" icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="" link="https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/66944051/hotelier-june-2022/20" target="_blank" color="" hover_color="" background_color="" hover_background_color="" border_color="" hover_border_color="" font_size="" font_weight="" margin=""]  ...

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Soap for Hope is a not-for-profit company and one of our respected partners at Green Key Global. They help hotels, and the community, by repurposing hotel amenities and donating to community facilities. This not only supports the community facilities but also diverts products from reaching the landfill.   They are growing rapidly and need more help from hotels, like Green Key Members, to accommodate the ever-growing need...

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The motivation for any business to reduce its environmental footprint has changed over the past decades. What was once a demonstration of forward thinking — a way for a business to show it cared about the planet — has become a necessary part of operations and ingrained in a business’s values. Staff expect it and so do your guests. Of course, energy efficiency plays a big...

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The pandemic continues to impact the way we live—lockdowns, border closures and travel restrictions have been introduced in many parts of the world—leaving the hotel sector as one of the hardest-hit industries.   According to research conducted by McKinsey & Company, the hotel sector’s recovery to pre-pandemic could take until 2023 or even later. But this public health crisis is by no means the only challenge of...

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Hotels have been greening their operations for years now, and practices such as installing energy-saving features and reducing water consumption are increasingly commonplace. To build an even greener future, hotels are taking a deeper dive into sustainability by making bolder commitments to energy, water and waste reduction; getting more involved in local communities; and looking at technology’s role in reducing environmental impacts. Read the 2018 Green...

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