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Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing Participates in Earth Hour 2014

Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing Participates in Earth Hour 2014

Beijing, 21 March 2014 – Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing announces its participation in Earth Hour, a global event organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), for the sixth consecutive year.

Between 8 and 10 p.m. on 29 March 2014, Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing will stop the turnstiles and escalators, and dim or turn off the lights in public areas, restaurants, bars, shops, guestroom corridors, back-of-house areas, staff activity areas and on the hotel façade. In addition, the bed sheets and towels in guestrooms will not be changed unless requested by guests. Diners are encouraged to use warm towels or fabric napkins, instead of tissue napkins to reduce paper consumption in an effort to contribute to environmental protection.

To encourage room guests to participate in the event, the Lobby Lounge and Cloud Nine Bar on the first floor of the hotel will have a Happy Hour Earth Week. Between 6 and 10 p.m. from 23 to 29 March 2014, guests who visit the Lobby Lounge or Cloud Nine Bar will be able to enjoy a free Earth Hour-themed cocktail, courtesy of the hotel.

“At Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing, environmental protection, energy conservation and the reduction of waste emissions are integral components of our corporate social responsibilities. We hope that our involvement in this event will enhance our staff and guest awareness of the need to protect our environment for future generations,” said Christopher Chia, the general manager of Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing/ Vice President of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.

Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing is committed to implementing hotel-wide measures to mitigate climate change, highlighted during Earth Hour, but practised across daily operations. The first hotel in mainland China to receive ISO 14001 certification for environmental protection, Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing has a well-established “Green Plan.” Staff are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities designed to build their knowledge on environmental protection and various eco-friendly measures have been implemented across the property. These include the installation of energy-saving light bulbs and LED lighting, the use of water-saving devices and various recycling programmes. The hotel achieves significant savings on energy consumption through these measures.

シャングリ・ラ ホテルズ&リゾーツは、さまざまなステークホルダーの関心のバランスをとりながら、経済的、社会的、そして環境的な責任を持った運営に専念し続けています。企業レベルによる企業の社会的責任(CSR)委員会は、コーポレート・シティズンシップ(社会の一員としての企業の責任・義務)や環境維持開発におけるリーダー的存在を目指しながら、環境、健康と安全、社員、サプライヤー、ステークホルダーとのかかわりといった戦略的分野における企業としての取り組みを促進しています。サステナビリティの取り組みのもと、シャングリ・ラの社会的責任プログラムは、「エンブレイス」と「サンクチュアリ」の主要部分として実施されています。「エンブレイス」は、恵まれない地域社会における最高レベルの教育や健康支援を促進することを目指す、シャングリ・ラのケア・フォー・ピープル・プロジェクトに重点を置いています。シャングリ・ラのケア・フォー・ネイチャー・プロジェクトに集中する「サンクチュアリ」プログラムは、生物多様性の保護や回復を促進しています。詳細に関しましては、ウェブサイトのCSRセクションをご覧ください。




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