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Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu Observes Earth Hour

Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu Observes Earth Hour

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 24 March 2014 - Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu will observe Earth Hour on 29 March 2014 with a variety of planned activities throughout the day.

Advocating the motto reduce, reuse and recycle (3R), resort staff will begin Earth Hour bright and early with a collaborative beach clean up on Mamutik island with volunteers from Sabah Parks, Raleigh International, Borneo Divers and a handful of resort guests. On the same morning, the resort will introduce its official mascot Jaga, the clownfish to drive awareness towards marine conservation.

A week prior, resort staff pitched in to make 1,441 tea candles from recycled cooking oil that were individually filled into used mini jam jars. These candles will be lit during Earth Hour to illuminate the resort's seven restaurant and bars.

Additionally, guests will also be encouraged to conserve water and energy by opting not to change their bed sheets or towels for the day. Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m., the resort will switch off all non-essential 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.

"Energy conservation, environmental protection and the reduction of waste emissions are fundamental elements of our corporate social responsibility. We are committed to making a big difference, embracing the world to live more sustainably," said Craig Powell, general manager of Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu.

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 “企业社会责任”板块。


Claudina Wong


(60 88) 327 882


(60 88) 244 871


No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia