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Whitbread, owners of Premier Inn, have been members of the International Tourism Partnership since 2010.

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At Whitbread we are constantly challenging ourselves to become more sustainable. We aim to demonstrate that big companies can be responsible and can make a positive impact. This award reflects our achievements to date and we aim to build and develop our programme on an on-going basis.

Chris George, Head of Energy and Environment at Whitbread

Whitbread and Responsible Business

Whitbread’s Corporate Responsibility programme, Good Together, dictates the way they work as a team, with customers and suppliers to be a force for good. The company aim to make lives better for employees and communities through training and community programmes, care for customers by providing trusted and informed choices and reducing their impact on the environment. In their latest CSR report, Whitbread clearly recognise the challenge of balancing expansion with sustainability commitments. In the last five years the group have reduced carbon emissions by 32.8% and reduced water consumption by 28.2%.

Whitbread were involved in the creation of the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative and have been active in working groups on supply chains, human trafficking and water.

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Global hotel groups collaborate to create industry first for water measurement

August 30, 2016

ITP (International Tourism Partnership) is proud to announce a major step forward in the hotel industry’s stewardship of water, with the launch today of the Hotel Water Measurement Initiative (HWMI).…

ITP Member activities highlighted in UN Global Compact

June 22, 2016

ITP Members’ positive actions for a fairer society and a more sustainable future have been highlighted in a report to the UN Global Compact. The UN Global Compact is the…

ITP Members tweet their responsible business actions for young people

April 28, 2016

In Responsible Business Week, ITP’s digital magazine Green Hotelier hosted a social media event on Twitter enabling members to share examples of the way they create opportunities for and support…

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