Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris Announces Strategic Sustainability Program with Diversey
Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris, Indian Hotel Company Limited’s (IHCL) iconic brand, has announced a strategic partnership with leading pioneers in sustainable solutions Diversey. Their advance laundry system will help conserve water and electricity while also improving productivity. This partnership is in line with Taj’s commitment to preserving the environment.
“We are committed to being a responsible citizen on this planet. We integrate sustainable development into our business practices and this initiative will help us conserve our natural resources.” said Ashish Seth, Vice President Materials, Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL).
The program was piloted at five Taj hotels which resulted in significant savings in water, electricity and man hours:
- 5 million litres of water
- 26,000 kilowatts of electricity
- 147,000 kilograms of steam
- 1,800 man hours
Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris have made a group wide commitment to reach 10 hotels by June 2018, and 20 hotels by March 2019.
“I am impressed by Taj’s demonstration of understanding and commitment to sustainability in hospitality. Diversey has been synonymous with sustainable solutions and has a rich legacy of care for the planet. I am confident that this partnership between us will yield outstanding results” said Himanshu Jain – President APAC for Diversey.