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Environmental Mission Statements: Starwood Shows Commitment

In my last two articles, I summarized a variety of hotel environmental policies and outlined a three-step process for developing a strong environmental mission statement. The following analysis of how one lodging company has chosen to develop their commitment to sustainability will provide guidance on how to incorporate a tangible … Read more »

Environmental Mission Statements: Four Seasons’ Golden Opportunity

As the hotel industry continues to move toward Corporate Social Responsibility, recent Deloitte hospitality research states that “Sustainability will become a defining issue for the industry in 2015 and beyond.” With this in mind, I have been analyzing the environmental mission statements and policies of various hotel companies. In this … Read more »

Environmental Mission Statements: Wyndham’s Winning Ways

An environmental mission statement is the foundation of a company’s sustainability efforts. It provides the organization and its stakeholders with an understanding of why protecting the natural world is important to the business. It also establishes environmental goals and describes how the company will look when their sustainability objectives are achieved. In … Read more »

Sustainability Education at Enclave Harbour

In my recent article, The Promise of Sustainability Education, I discussed the importance of introducing whole systems thinking and environmental sustainability into the American educational system. There are a variety of organizations using a range of methods to bring sustainability pedagogy into today’s schools. David Miller created Enclave Harbour as … Read more »

Environmental Mission Statements: How to Develop Your Own

In my last article, I outlined the environmental mission statements and policies of nine hotel companies. It was interesting to compare how these organizations chose to define their relationship with the Earth. All companies understood that operating their properties has significant affects on the natural world. Most discussed how they plan to … Read more »