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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 has already achieved its recycling target, and is on track to meet its renewable energy target, while investing in reforestation schemes that have planted four million trees across the world

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'.

Global hotel operator Accor's consumption costs have hit €400m (£345m) per year

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.

Accor hotel - Adagio Brussel Centre Monnaie in Belgium

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.

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Water back on corporate agenda

Water is very much back on the corporate sustainability agenda, according to the latest 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'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's 21 sustainability targets have been embedded in the group's operations

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.

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