Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts enhances corporate social responsibility activities
09/19/2007|8:25:00 AM|Travelweeklyweb
Daily news, 15 Sep 2007: HONG KONG--Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has launched a two-year development strategy to enhance its corporate social responsibility activities. A corporate CSR Committee, spearheaded by the group’s chief operating officer, has been established to continue to fulfill the group’s responsibilities in five key areas: the environment; employees and the community; health and safety; supply chain management; and stakeholder relations.

In the area of environmental sustainability, the group’s focus is primarily in five areas: climate change; ozone depletion; water use management; waste disposal management; and indoor air quality. Shangri-La is ramping up energy conservation initiatives so that it will reduce 2006 groupwide energy consumption figures by 12% by the end of 2008.