Another study on the environmental sustainability in the hospitality industry that includes best practices, guest participation and customer satisfaction, it indicates that environmental sustainability programs do not diminish guest satisfaction. Contrary to these, a study on sustainable hotel practices (Berezan, et.al., 2013) shows that green practices overall do have a positive relationship on guests satisfaction levels and return intentions. As green initiatives and sustainability continue to become a larger part of the discussions regarding hotel design and development processes, it is important to take into account guests’ reactions to hotel designs, as well as guests’ desire for sustainable or green initiatives in hotels. (Susskind and Rohit Verma, 2011) Since the issue on Green Practices plays a trend internationally and research studies concerning this topic has not been given much attention in the Philippines, the said study is very timely. Therefore, the current study helps us assess and understand the implementation of green practices in hotels and its effects on guest participation and guest satisfaction.
2.1.9 Other International Companies which follow CSR GO NATURAL, THROUGH AND THROUGH: BURT'S BEES The aim for Burt's Bees has always been on well being. As part of the Natural Products Association, the company developed The Natural Standard for Personal Care Products, which created guidelines for what can be perceived as natural. Burt's Bees follows the highest standards for sustainable packaging, showing its dedication to the cause as a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition. The brand started with honey and the company has since expanded to candles, lip balm and more than 150 products. USING ITS ECOMAGINATION: GE Ecomagination offers products that significantly improve customers' operating performance and environmental performance.
This will help in spreading awareness and engagement. This upgrade will help the hotel to monitor their sustainability performance and their impact on the community and society. The Hilton Singapore has a Champion or committee that has pledged to achieve sustainability performance. They will also ascertain projects that will help in them in improving sustainability performance at the hotel. The hotel has undertaken steps to become a part of Living Sustainability campaign.
All about Berkey water filter One of the best used water filter companies is known as Berkey water filter. It provides multiple filters to offer germs free water. It properly eliminates the contaminants from the water to purify it and make it best for the health. All the Berkey water filters have been manufactured according to the global waters rules and standards. Getting this water filter, you will be able to filter any type of water and purify it.
Water efficiency control in hospitality hotel:-Water efficiency is a Holistic approach towards sustainable development in hospitality hotels INTRODUCTION:- The sustainable is based on reusing the natural resources unlike the present approach which include consumption of natural resources like energy,air,forest,land,soil which results in production of waste. Water efficiency is the minimum amount of water used in a function,task or process.Water efficiency in the hotels is the most serious matter which can save money and the prestige of a hotel and help it making it successful over the years. Need of this study is proper management of surface and subsurface sources which include water conservation, reducing water consumption,water efficient landscape,rain water harvesting,waste water recycling and sustainable drainage system along with awareness in architects and public relating the matter. 1 -WATER CONSERVATION IN HOSPITALITY
It is really important nowadays to concern about the corporate social responsibility activities and the benefits after providing different CSR programs in the globe. CSR will improve in all aspects in terms of social, environmental, and economical performance with making sure in terms of the sustainability. In addition, the corporate social responsibility will enhance the quality of life in terms of workforce, families and community as whole. The company will create value for stakeholder and shareholders through protecting the environment, creating the economic and social value. The coca cola company India had several initiatives such as water conservation management.
Stephen Lamb is based in Cape Town, South Africa and has gained over 14 years of experience in sustainable and environmental design. In 2004 Steven Lamb began his career in conservation and sustainability through environmental design by dedicating himself to create designs which meet both the needs of nature and people. He has worked for Non-Government Organisations as well as government conservation organisations in order to find solutions and alternatives for sustainable living. Lamb has worked in China on the entrance pavilion for the 9th Shanghai Beinnale, worked in the Philippines in collaboration with the Liter of Light Foundation and has continued to gain experience through international and local projects. Lamb’s projects have received many awards, some of which being a silver Lourie and a South African National Parks Kudu Award for his research, initiative and innovation in
Green buildings, also knows as green construction or sustainable building refers to a structure that is environmental friendly, environmental responsible and resource efficient throughout the buildings whole life cycle. This includes the process of citing, design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and demolition. In simpler terms green building design involves finding the balance between homebuilding as well as sustaining the environment. Green buildings are designed to reduce the overall impact of the environment on human health, including the natural environment, by efficiently using energy, water and other natural resources in order to protect occupant health and improve employee production all while reducing waste, pollution and environmental degradation. Green buildings have a very positive effect on the environment and on the economy when compared to regular non-environmental friendly buildings.
Good morning Miss McKay and fellow classmates. First of all, I want to invite you to imagine the experience of a tourist arriving from the UK. She is an environmentally aware professional, who is looking for a unique experience in a country she believes to be truly 100% pure. She places a high value on learning about new environments and people and is prepared to spend her substantial salary on a quality experience. She has been struck by the beauty of the natural environment she sees on advertisements and responds enthusiastically to the 100% pure advertising.
As demonstrated by recent company initiatives and industry-led coalitions, corporate executives see substantial benefits to be gained from improving social and environmental impacts in their supply chains. The recently launched Sustainable Apparel Coalition, which includes members such as Levi Strauss & Co. and H&M, is creating a common platform for making and measuring supply chain improvements (Maximizing benefits from a sustainable supply chain, 2011). According to the Carbon Disclosure Supply Chain Report (2011), which assesses the climate change actions of 1,000 suppliers of 57 leading global companies, found that 25 percent of suppliers achieved cost savings linked to emission reduction programs in their supply chains. This has benefited the company, the environment and the people. Shen (2014), further implies that many fashion firms have differentiated their products by adopting sustainable practices and this has strengthened their brand image with standards such as ISO 14000, in their supply chain.