Tag Archives: Sophie Flak

Stretching the limits of sustainability

FOOD BUSINESSES must be careful not to see target-setting as a competition.                           One of the most difficult tasks facing sustainability managers is how to set targets. “The first time you set them you’re never quite sure,” admits Inder Poonaji, the head of environmental…
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Hotel Group launches plan to partner with eco-farms

ACCOR HOTELS announced its Plant for the Planet programme will fund 200,000 trees in the UK in a pioneering project designed to promote sustainable food production and nurture links between hotels, guests and farms.   Europe’s largest hotel group marked the first anniversary of its PLANET 21 sustainability strategy by revealing plans to finance up…
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Get staff on board the green bandwagon

CUTTING RESOURCE use can save vital cash for recession-hit companies but it can't be done without engaging workers. Industry figures explain how they've gone about it.                           Resource efficiency is the name of the game for recession-hit businesses. Whether it’s energy, water or…
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Accor targets balanced meals in sustainability plan

THE PROMOTION of healthy meals and the removal of endangered seafood species from all menus are two of the standout targets in a new sustainability plan launched by Accor today.                       Planet 21 identifies 21 areas of the hotel group’s activity Accor’s where improvements will…
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What does the hotel of the future look like?

THE ACCOR Group says it is about to change the face of the hospitality sector with an ambitious five-year action plan to reduce its environmental impacts. And it might do just that.                           You've probably turned over expecting to read about green hotels: hotels…
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