Laguna Phuket has been awarded precinct-level
Silver Certification from EarthCheck.
During the resort's
certification process, its Energy Consumption was 43.7% better
than the average Best Practice; Potable Water Consumption was
46.8% better; Water Savings rating achieved was 5.7 Points better;
Waste Sent to Landfill was 75.6% better and Greenhouse Gas
Emission was 35.8% above the average Best Practice level.
Laguna Phuket's Managing Director,
said, “This is one of the most important achievements for our
team, our guests, our community, and for all of our stakeholders’
combined effort over the past four years. We now have a valuable
management and reporting tool for use in advancing both
environmental and business performance, allowing us to monitor
sustainable work practices and achieve cost reductions within EarthCheck's
The sectors within the Laguna Phuket Precinct
that have achieved Silver Certification comprise Angsana Laguna
Phuket, Banyan Tree Phuket, Laguna Holiday Club Phuket Resort,
Laguna Phuket Golf Club (18-hole golf course), Laguna Resorts &
Hotels (Phuket office), Laguna Service Company Limited and
Outrigger Laguna Phuket Resort & Villas.
“By taking a scientific approach to measuring
the effectiveness of their sustainability practices, Laguna Phuket
was able to identify where they were out-performing others and
where room for improvement remained,” said EarthCheck CEO,
Stewart Moore. “Achieving certification is not an easy task and
many organisations do not make it past the benchmarking stage.
Securing a highly-ranked benchmarking result requires a strong
commitment across all levels of an organization and the imbedding
of sustainability principles into all policies and procedures.”
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