Firmdale Hotels is committed to leading the industry in
minimising the impact of its activities on the environment.
Firmdale endeavours to promote the principle of sustainable
development by adhering to and, where possible, exceeding current
legislation and best practice guidelines.
Firmdale encourages communication between its staff and
suppliers to ensure that there is environmental understanding and
that environmental goals are achieved.
Firmdale ensures the continued enthusiasm and commitment of its
employees by providing clarity in all employment policies and
training in environmental issues to that they can implement good
practices in their daily work.
Crosby Street Hotel became the first hotel in New York to attain
GOLD Standard status under the LEED rating
system in 2011. For more information about LEED please CLICK HERE.
Firmdale Hotels now meets the requirements of
CEMARSTM certification having measured its
greenhouse gas emissions in compliance with the requirements of ISO
14064-1:2006, and committed to managing and reducing its emissions
in respect of the operational activities of its organisation.
Firmdale's target will form a 10 year plan where it would like to
reduce its emissions by a minimum of 25% and this will be closely
managed. Firmdale are proud of what it has achieved already from
2008, as after calculation it has reduced its emissions by just
under 6% to date.
Firmdale's UK Environmental Committee was awarded Green Team of the
Year by the Considerate Hoteliers Association in 2010.
Firmdale's Group Purchasing Manager was named the Green Champion of
the Year by the Considerate Hoteliers Association in 2009