*Corporate – August 24, 2011
It’s Easy Being Green:
Four Seasons Offers Environment-Friendly Options for Meetings and Events. Greening Meetings program provides meeting planners with ways to conserve energy, reduce waste and support sustainability.
Being a good corporate
citizen is more than a policy or a program; it’s about putting ideas into
action and making the world a better place, one step at a time. Now,
Greening Meetings, now available at every one of the company’s 85 hotels and resorts around the world, is a menu of flexible options to conserve energy, reduce waste and support sustainability at events large and small. The new program is available at no additional cost.
Available options cover a wide spectrum of initiatives from food and beverage to meeting services and accommodations. Examples include paperless planning, opportunities to donate used decorations and display materials, local printing services to lower transportation impact, local and seasonal menus, reuse of guest room linens, on-site recycling and composting, and more.
meeting spaces with live plants at
Four SeasonsHotel Washington DC, where planners can also arrange arrivals and departures for participants via hybrid vehicles.
excursion with Ziptrek Ecotours near
Four SeasonsResort Whistler, where meeting participants learn about sustainable development while adventuring through the forest via zipline.
participation in the agritourism program at
Four SeasonsResort Nevis. Meeting attendees can visit Mansa’s organic farm, which supplies the Resort’s kitchens, and learn about local fruit and vegetable farming as they enjoy homemade wines and juices.
- Reducing a company’s carbon footprint by holding
sustainable meetings at
Four SeasonsHotel Sydney. The Hotel can assist clients to receive a certificate acknowledging their sustainable corporate approach to meetings, providing them with a zero carbon footprint approval.
Press contacts are for journalists. For all other enquiries, please contact a hotel or resort directly.
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