The issue of sustainability in the hospitality industry is too complex to be addressed by a single actor. In order to advance sustainability programs and practices across the entire sector, there needs to be collaboration, cooperation, and a shared commitment.
This is how GREEN Hospitality came into being.
1 in 11 jobs
globally is supported by
the Travel & Tourism industry
12% of world's
comes from the hospitality industry
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020
8% of the global GHG* caused by Travel & Tourism
*Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Nature Climate Change, 2018
HOW WE WORK
We bring together hospitality businesses, academia, the non-profit sector, start-ups, and the government to share knowledge, create alliances, and find solutions through innovation, collaboration, and research in the following ESG areas:
The hospitality industry has an impact on various aspects of sustainable development, such as resource utilization, waste management, or forced labour. Our three pillars provide our members and partners with the knowledge, networks and shared resources required to address sustainability issues within their organizations.
We share sector-specific knowledge and new thinking based on our research and expertise, as well as that of our partners.
How we do it: Research, guides & toolkits, happy hour talks and briefs, website and thought leadership
We bring together relevant parties from across the entire hospitality supply chain to foster collaboration.
How we do it: Conferences, think tanks, membership program, and industry roundtable discussions
We highlight and share ideas, create innovations, and actionable, real-world solutions that have an identifiable positive impact.
How we do it: Hackathons, business cases, testimonials, and innovations
By providing hospitality practitioners and other stakeholders with research and toolkits, connecting them, and promoting knowledge exchange through our different events, we are catalyzing advancements towards targets of these Sustainable Development Goals.
Impact of our Work
connected through 32+
3 pilot projects
Get set to solve the challenges around Food, Packaging & Textile, for a more greener hospitality industry.
Join GREEN Hackathon & Innovation Night 2022 and help construct inventive solutions for a sustainable future.
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Show commitment to sustainability by joining our network of industry practitioners coming together to learn about key sustainability trends, best practices, and gain valuable insights through our research and seminars. Expand your network locally and internationally, and collaborate with experts to boost sustainability initiatives in your organization.
Knowledge sharing and broad collaboration are needed if we want to effectively tackle the challenges of Climate Change. At our events, we connect professionals across industries and functions.
Research & Insights
In order to improve sustainability practices, we need to first understand the problem and we do so through our research and insights across different areas such as food waste, bioplastics and others.
Projects & Pilots
At GREEN Hospitality, we are problem solvers. Whether through partnerships, our own projects, or pilots, we are committed to expediting actionable solutions for the hospitality industry to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.