News & Articles - carbon footprint

  • green because

    BeCause Digitalizes Hotel Sustainability Tools

      BeCause, a technology start-up transforming how the global hospitality, travel and tourism industries manage its sustainability data, has digitized the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’s (the Alliance) HCMI and HWMI methodologies. “We’d like to thank the team at BeCause for digitizing HCMI and HWMI which will enable more of the industry to access it and dramatically improve its usability. Digitizing this resource will greatly accelerate our shared goal of reaching Net Positive as a sector, together. We encourage more organizations to follow BeCause’s…

    Breaking News

  • net zero

    Victoria Hotel Offers Carbon Neutral Events

      Inn at Laurel Point, B.C.’s first carbon-neutral hotel, is launching a new Carbon-Neutral Events Program, to the roster of eco-friendly initiatives offered at the waterfront hotel in the heart of downtown Victoria. As part of its 10-year vision to continue leading the charge towards a sustainable future, the hotel has teamed up with Victoria non-profit Synergy Enterprises to formulate its new Carbon-Neutral Events program. Inn at Laurel Point already offsets the carbon footprint for guests staying at the hotel,…

    Breaking News

  • Montréal

    Canadian City Ranks First Worldwide for Best Performing Hotels

    Montreal’s hotels are the best performing at a city level in terms of their carbon footprint. This is according to the 2020 Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) index — the hotel industry’s largest annual benchmarking of energy, water and carbon. In contrast, Abu Dhabi ranked the highest among cities, with the average hotel emitting more than 250 kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions per square metre. Overall, the average carbon footprint of a hotel stay is down 10 per cent since…

    Breaking News

  • Quebec Hotel Achieves Carbon Neutrality with Help from Local University

    Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is the first historic hotel in Canada to achieve carbon neutrality, thanks to a partnership with Université Laval. “As the owner of the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, (we are) very proud,” says Charles-Antoine Lussier, senior vice-president, residential and hotels, at Ivanhoé Cambridge. “Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to finding sustainable solutions to reduce its carbon footprint while increasing its positive impact in the communities where the company operates.” The agreement between the hotel and higher education institution…

    Breaking News

Venue & Supplier Profiles