VANCOUVER — The Sandman Hotel Group is participating in the GreenStep EcoFund Verified Program. The agreement will accelerate the group’s work in actively reducing consumption and lowering its overall carbon footprint by investing in more efficient technologies based on international best-practices standards.
With more than 60 destinations across Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and Ireland, Sandman Hotel Group is dedicated to incorporating conservation and resource management into the execution of the daily operations of its properties.
“In considering the accelerated environmental impact effects of late, we’re expanding, along with increasing, our steps to reduce our carbon footprint and energy usage. This partnership will assist and guide us in making the most effective improvements to equipment upgrades and operational processes,” says Kelly Watt, director of Special Projects, Sandman Hotel Group.
“I’m very pleased to witness the expansion of our partnership with GreenStep Solutions,” says Sean Braid, VP, Sandman Hotel Group. “We’re confident that our focus on becoming a greener company will benefit our communities and team members, and also strengthen our business relationships.”
“We’re so excited to be working alongside the Sandman Hotel Group on their sustainability journey,” says Angela Nagy, CEO of GreenStep. “By joining GreenStep’s EcoFund Verified program, Sandman Hotels will be accelerating the adoption of energy, water, and waste-conserving projects at each property, helping to measurably reduce its carbon footprint and improve overall sustainability performance.”