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Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers Improves Sustainability Performance

The property has continued to improve on its sustainability performance with the 5-star hotel achieving a commendable compliance score of 86%. The hotel building was created with sustainability principles at the fore. It was designed and constructed with new high technology solutions implemented for energy conservation such as Pressure Reducing Valves (PRV) for improved water flow and a Building Management System (BMS) to control energy consumption. Water proofing and thermal insulation are also part of JLT’s energy saving policy.

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Valsana Hotel & Appartements: Caring for People and Wildlife in Arosa

Green Globe Certified member Valsana Hotel & Appartements in Switzerland is committed to a Sustainability Management Plan that focuses on the use of sustainable products, regional development and supporting local community and environmental initiatives. Valsana Hotel & Appartements primarily purchases and uses local and regional products. A high proportion are eco-certified and Fair Trade products such as tea, chocolate, coffee, vegetarian milk, sugar and guest amenities.

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Mary Kay to Support Sea Turtle Conservation Efforts and Promote Sustainable Eco-tourism Practices

Mary Kay has partnered with The Nature Conservancy to empower women in ecotourism in the Solomon Islands, providing needed local economic opportunities and conservation support for the endangered hawksbill turtles.

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Novo Club Med Trancoso: um paraíso natural em clima boêmio

Um destino paradisíaco, de natureza preservada, junto a belas praias. Junte a isso uma experiência sofisticada em clima boêmio chique com um toque da cultura e acolhimento baianos, em um refúgio para quem busca encontrar o equilíbrio entre o corpo e a mente, reconectando-se consigo mesmo e com as pessoas que ama. Esse é o novo Club Med Trancoso.

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KölnNachhaltigkeit: Bilanz der Erstligaklubs

Von der Autogrammkarte aus Graspapier bis zum weltweit ersten CO₂-neutralen Stadion: Die Bundesliga hat viel an Nachhaltigkeit zu bieten. Was, erfahrt ihr hier. Alle reden von der Umwelt, alle reden von der Ökologie. Und alle reden davon, was bei einem Fußball-Bundesligaspiel an Müll entsteht und wie viel Energie verschwendet wird. Ist das wirklich so? Betway Sportwetten wollte es wissen: Wie nachhaltig sind die Vereine und ihre Stadien in der Bundesliga? Hier gibt es die Analyse, sortiert nach Größe der Stadien:

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Free Access to Green Globe Academy for Green Globe Members

As part of our efforts to support members during the COVID 19 shut down, we are opening our Green Globe Academy free of charge to all staff and management of Green Globe members. If your business is certified by Green Globe and you would like to take the Sustainability Leadership course at no cost, then simply email your details with confirmation of employment to bbesocke@greenglobe.com Now is a good time to refresh your skills or gain a new qualification, so please take advantage of this offer.

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