Leading Sustainable Guam Hotel Scoops EarthCheck Award
A luxury hotel in Guam has been honoured with a prestigious EarthCheck award. The Dusit Thani Guam Resort has been awarded the impressive EarthCheck Bronze Certification. It is the first hotel in Guam to receive this honour.
EarthCheck is widely regarded as the world’s most scientifically rigorous environmental benchmarking and certification program. Earthcheck provides a framework which includes requirements specific to management systems including, quality, environment, occupational health and safety, risk management, heritage and corporate social responsibility.
Mr Stewart Moore, CEO and founder of EarthCheck, said that Dusit Thani Guam Resort recognises the benefits of being a sustainability leader within Guam.
Mr Moore said: “Dusit Thani Guam Resort is the first luxury hotel in Guam to achieve this highly sought after recognition. In doing so, it is measuring its performance against best practices and making positive changes to reduce its environmental footprint and improve its social impact.”
A wide number of Dusit Thani’s portfolio is currently recognized by EarthCheck. This includes properties in Thailand, Philippines, Maldives, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.
Mr Huntsman, General Manager of Dusit Thani Guam Resort, said: “It is with great pleasure we accept our EarthCheck Bronze Certification. This is a direct result of the commitment of our staff, visitors and key stakeholders to reduce, reuse and recycle.
“We are committed to contributing to the well‐being of the local community and embrace Dusit International’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative that guides our behaviour as an organization and we encourage our guests, stakeholders and employees to embrace these values.”
Dusit Thani Guam Resort aims to strike a balance between continuous business development, environmental protection, and fostering employee relationships and community welfare and strives to achieve international best practices.
Mr. Moore added: “Dusit Thani Guam Resort understands that to achieve this recognition, all levels of the organization had to come together. Green team members and the engineering team and general management have all worked together to recognise the connection between the hotel’s environmental impact and collective responsibility to contribute to the sustainable development of the Guam community.”
For additional information or to make a reservation, visit the Dusit Thani Guam Resort website or call 671 648 8000.
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