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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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Helping hotels be the business blueprint for tackling human trafficking

October 3, 2018

A year ago ITP launched our four Goals for 2030 as a call to action to the hotel sector to do better on the critical social and environmental issues most…

ITP launches cutting-edge water risk intelligence for hotels and wider tourism industry

August 30, 2018

The International Tourism Partnership (ITP) has released its Destination Water Risk Index as part of World Water Week in Stockholm. The Index provides cutting-edge intelligence on the top twelve most…

ITP launches Principles on Forced Labour

June 12, 2018

ITP is delighted to unite the hotel industry in its shared commitment to three key Principles on Forced Labour. ITP’s Principles address a critical human rights issue that can affect…

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