The Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai
has been re-awarded Green Globe Certification (GGC) showing major
improvements in energy and waste-saving measures.
Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf,
Jumeirah Al Qasr and Jumeirah Mina A’Salam, the three boutique
hotels in the resort, received scores of 90%, 89%, and 89%
Madinat Jumeirah’s overall score increased by 4% in
2015 compared to 2014.
Margaret Paul, Resort General Manager
at Madinat Jumeirah, said, “Since embracing the Green Globe
programme in 2014, we have made tremendous progress and seen
year-on-year improvements. We witnessed savings in our electricity
and water consumption and this has only been possible thanks to
the dedication, efforts and teamwork of all Madinat Jumeirah
colleagues who are wholly committed to the environmental, social
and commercial benefits of the initiative.”
green policies have been developed in line with its corporate
social responsibility programmes which include participation in
local cultural events, supporting local businesses and working
closely with a centre for children with special needs. In
addition, over 3,000 staff at Madinat Jumeirah have been
trained on Green Globe initiatives.
include switching to LED lighting, investing in smart room
management systems and using eco-friendly products in the resort’s
newly refurbished rooms and suites. Madinat Jumeirah has
re-engineered its waste management programme through an increase
in composting, segregation and food waste reduction activity. As a
result electricity consumption has reduced by 6.5% compared with
2014, and waste has reduced by 9.3% in the same period,” said
Sandrine Le Biavant, Director Consultancy FARNEK, Green Globe’s
auditing preferred partner.
Madinat Jumeirah is the highest scoring GGC
multi-site property in the world for the second consecutive year.
Its performance is also the highest within the Jumeirah portfolio
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