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Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou Hosts Grassland Walk

Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou Hosts Grassland Walk

Demonstrating its commitment to protect the environment and mitigate climate change, Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou will participate for the sixth consecutive year in Earth Hour, a global Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) climate change initiative.


 

To engage to the theme Earth Hour activity of this year to improve the smog weather in China, Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou will host a 10 kilometres Saihantala Urban Grassland Walk at 9:00am on 28 March 2015. Over 400 people enrolled of the event through hotel official WeChat. This event is to call people to change the climate change and against smog weather.

On 28 March 2015, before the events, hotel together with residents guests makes a big “60+” logo of Earth Hour on the hotel building by guest rooms’ light. It’s to call all the Baotou people take part in the activity to turn off the light for one hour. Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m., Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou will turn off its lights in most back-of-the-house areas and dim the lights in public areas, restaurants and the hotel exterior. Guests will be encouraged to participate by turning off the lights in their guestrooms, using linen napkins instead of paper napkins, and taking leftover food home to reduce food wastage.

Participating in Earth Hour is only one small part of Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou’s environmental protection efforts. Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou strives to provide guests comfort while protecting and caring for the environment. This includes regular green activities and energy-saving and emission-reducing projects. In December 2011, the hotel announced that it would cease serving shark fin in its restaurants and would no longer accept new orders for shark fin products in banqueting. As a certified ISO 14001 hotel, Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou puts all effort into energy efficiency compliance. Aside from this, the hotel uses biodegradable and compostable plastarch material, which degrades by around 70 per cent in 80 days, for all toiletry packaging. Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou launched a paperless registration service on 11 April 2013. This environmentally friendly service saves about 300,000 pieces of paper.

“As an environmentally conscious and socially responsible company, it is only fitting that Shangri-La Hotel, Baotou participates in Earth Hour to help raise awareness for climate change with our employees and guests,” said Steven Zhang, general manager of Shangri La Hotel, Baotou.

香格里拉酒店集团一贯坚持以经济、社会和环境可持续性的方式进行经营,同时平衡各相关利益方之间的关系。集团有专门的企业社会责任委员会,从股东关系、环境、健康及安全、供应链管理和员工等重点领域带领企业推陈出新,并聚焦“人文关怀”和“关爱自然”两个方面,使香格里拉成为企业公民和可持续发展方面的领导者。“人文关怀”主要体现在香格里拉人文关怀项目,使弱势群体获得更好的教育及健康服务;“关爱自然”则渗透于香格里拉自然保护项目中,为保护生态多样性以及恢复生态环境作出不懈努力。更多详情,请登录香格里拉集团网站www.shangri-la.com“企业社会责任”板块。

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Joanna Li
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