Ascott embarks on green movement - TTG Asia - Leader in Hotel, Airlines, Tourism and Travel Trade News
 
Saturday . April 19 . 2014
         
Follow TTG Asia on Twitter
TTG ASIA this week
TTG Asia Luxury
 
Share |
Ascott embarks on green movement
Singapore, April 24, 2012
 

ASCOTT has kick-started a global sustainability drive, Go Green @ Ascott, targeting 15 per cent savings in water and energy consumption across its offices and properties worldwide by 2015.

 

Tony Soh, chief corporate officer, Ascott and chairman of the company’s Green Committee, said: “Climate change is a real issue that is affecting how we live, work and play... we are taking proactive and meaningful steps to transform our business practices and promote sustainability among our staff, residents and business partners.”

 

Besides implementing green practices such as using sustainable building materials for construction of new properties, and increasing the usage of green products at its serviced residences, the serviced residence owner-operator is targeting international environmental certification for all properties by end-2012.

 

In addition, Ascott will actively promote water, energy and paper conservation, as well as waste reduction. The company will also organise a regular Ascott Earth Day, to be held every first Friday of the month across all properties.

Print Top Stories
 
RATE THIS ARTICLE
Poor 1 2 3 4 5 Good
 
COMMENTS
WOW
Posted by: Francesca Garde
24-04-2012 16:33:00
 
  POST YOUR COMMENT  
       
  Name:  
Email Address:
Location:
  Comment:  
  Enter the code shown:  
     
     
       
 
Editor's pick >
   
Demystifying hotel management agreements

by Matt Gebbie, director, Pacific Asia of Horwath HTL

Talent scouting for South Beach

by Raini Hamdi

Free-rider dilemma

by Greg Lowe

The fun goes on at these IRs

by Paige Lee Pei Qi, Prudence Lui, Caroline Boey, S Puvaneswary, Rosa Ocampo

Will AEC's talent mobility bring benefits?

by Mimi Hudoyo

 

 
  What should Macau develop more of?
  Better known as a gambling destination, Macau has been keen to shake off that image and diversify its offerings.
  Casinos
  History/Culture
  Nature
  Family-friendly Attractions
 
  View previous polls