Tag Archives: environmental sustainability

Awards, standards and certification – what’s the difference?

Help in selecting the most effective quality system to support environmental sustainability activities. ...

Survey – for Chefs and Food & Beverage professionals

Environmental Sustainability survey for Chefs and Food & Beverage professionals   What is it about? This is a survey by Daniel Koeppel Associates Co. Ltd. “The hospitality’s environmental sustainability specialist.” – DKNA is currently seeking opinionated feedback from culinary professionals such as Executive Chefs, Sous Chefs and Food and Beverage managers/directors of hotels or restaurants. Why me? You are asked to provide feedback, as you are a professional chef/F&B manager or director. Your feedback is important to us so that we can create a chef focused, environmental sustainability training. How much time does ...

Sustainable Tourism: Myth or Reality?

If you ever travel, you are either wittingly or unwittingly part of a delicate and complicated morass facing today’s tourism destinations: how do we attract and service the greatest number of tourists without causing irreparable change or damage to the destination’s resources? A question that is still begging for an answer: Is tourism sustainable? Is the notion of sustainable tourism one that can truly be achieved in a practical, capitalist-minded world? Before we look at a few examples; let’s look at some issues related to sustainable tourism. Sustainable Tourism Most of us would agree in our travels we want to enjoy oursel ...

Perform better – include sustainability

Source: Economist, 22 June, J.A Can companies succeed where governments have failed to protect the environment? The question was repeatedly asked in Rio de Janeiro this week, at the UN’s vast three-day environment summit, which was due to end on June 22nd. That was largely a sign of desperation. Despite the presence of scores of heads of state, Rio+20, as the summit is known, was expected to produce the weakest imaginable commitment to greening the global economy. On many counts—including a wishy-washy commitment to look beyond GDP as a measure of progress—it represented l ...