Minimising your carbon footprint: Knowledge sharing and inclusion
With Make Holidays Greener month in full swing, Arnaud Herrmann, vice president of sustainable development at AccorHotels, explores the carbon reduction and employee engagement initiatives hospitality businesses should undertake to go green.
Accor targets sustainability gains despite business growth
Leading hotel operator Accor has reported moderate progress against its Planet 21 sustainability commitment, calling its 2014 results 'encouraging'.
EXCLUSIVE: Resource efficiency essential as consumption costs set to rocket says Accor
Ensuring resources are used efficiently has become a necessity for businesses as global energy costs continue to rise and water scarcity increases, says Accor's executive vice president of sustainable development Sophie Flak.
Reducing consumption: Accor's long-term solution for a short-term stay
Global hotel operator Accor has a strikingly apparent business case for reducing consumption, with energy, water and waste costing the company a staggering €400m (£345m) per year. And without further progression in efficiency this bill is only going to increase, finds Leigh Stringer.
Water back on corporate agenda
Water is very much back on the corporate sustainability agenda, according to the latest edie.net/Sustainable Business webinar
Hospitality industry launches carbon measurement tool
A group of major global hospitality companies have joined forces to launch a new tool to help measure and report on their carbon emissions.
Water footprinting webinar coming soon...
Register now for edie.net's free webinar entitled 'Water: The forgotten impact? Understanding water use, measurement and management' on June 13th at 11am.
Accor launches carbon measurement tool
Global hotel giant Accor has launched a carbon optimiser tool to help business customers measure and cut the carbon footprint of their meetings and events.
Accor unveils five-year sustainability strategy
The world's largest hotel operator today unveiled its Planet 21 initiative - setting out 21 new commitments to the environment and sustainability to be achieved by 2015.
Two bitter winters hit Accor's energy cutting drive
French owned hotel giant Accor broke its silence this week to talk about how it has moved sustainability up the agenda.