EAHM: First school to receive Green Globe Certification
The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, has become the first hospitality school in the world to receive the Green Globe Certification.
Mr. Ron Hilvert, Managing Director of EAHM said, “We are proud to receive this certification and we strongly believe in creating an environment that allows students and colleagues to adapt to a sustainable future by practicing Green Globe values in everyday life.”
EAHM was recognised for its contribution in encouraging students and colleagues to embrace a sustainable future. Steps taken at EAHM include the use of electronic publications in the library and the newly installed LED lights and motion-sensors which were seen as essential measures in achieving the certification. Green Globe also commended EAHM’s Student Council’s efforts to engage students and colleagues in its Corporate Social Responsibility activities.
Green Globe is the premier worldwide certification and performance improvement programme developed specifically for the travel and tourism industry. Its purpose is to assist organisations to improve and develop their environmental, economic and social sustainability. The Green Globe Standard holds a selection of more than 380 compliance indicators, which are applied to 44 individual certification criteria.