08 Jun '11, 4pm

Hospitality Industry Leaders Launch Sustainable Purchasing Consortium #CSR

BETHESDA, Md., Jun. 07 /CSRwire/ - A group of leaders in the hotel industry representing brands, hotel suppliers, architecture firms, purchasing companies, and sustainability experts today launched the Hospitality Sustainable Purchasing Consortium. The Consortium, led by MindClick SGM™, will work collaboratively to facilitate greening the furniture, fixture and equipment (FF&E) supply chain for hotels by: Leading the industry in development of an industrywide Hospitality Sustainable Purchasing Index (HSPI) to comprehensively measure the sustainability of FF&E suppliers and the products they sell; Collaborating to establish consistent measures of sustainable purchasing performance for brands, owners and FF&E manufacturers; and Establishing key performance indicators that enhance the environmental and social impact of the hotel industry while continuing to provide the highes...

Full article: http://www.csrwire.com/press_releases/32390-Hospitality-I...

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