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Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali achieves Green Globe Benchmarked Bronze Status

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Thursday, 11 September 2008

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali has achieved Green Globe Benchmarked Bronze status under the globally recognized Benchmarking programme. This programme recognizes The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Balis commitment to operating to some of the worlds highest environmental standards.

In achieving Benchmarked Bronze status, The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali committed to benchmarking its energy and water consumption, total waste production and community commitment; along with implementing an integrated environmental and social policy.

In particular The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali has achieved Best Practice results for Waste Sent to Landfill and Waste Recycling. These measures will ensure efficient practices and large cost savings, ensuring The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali is on the path to securing a sustainable future for the environment.

Green Globe is the worldwide Benchmarking, Certification and performance improvement system assisting international organizations to attain sustainability. Green Globe provides a certification system that responds directly to the major environmental problems facing the planet, including climate change, waste reduction and non-renewable resource management.

Stewart Moore, CEO of EC3 Global (management company of Green Globe) said, I am delighted that The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali has achieved Benchmarked Bronze status. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali is a prime example of an organization committed to environmentally sustainable tourism. They have demonstrated through a variety of initiatives, that their business and its employees can make a difference by reducing their environmental impact. The commitment they have shown by participating in the Green Globe programme and the achievements they have made within the programme set an example for other businesses to follow.

The Westin has now commenced preparations for Green Globe Silver Level Certification, which will take approximately twelve months to achieve. A number of environmental improvement initiatives have already been identified including composting of garden waste and low flow taps and shower fittings for reducing water consumption. A Green Team of Hotel Associates has been appointed to champion the program.

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