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IHG Launches Version 2.0 of Green Engage, the Online Tool Helping Hotels
Monitor, Reduce and Manage their Energy Use



18 April 2011 - Learning as we go, version two of our pioneering online sustainability tool Green Engage is ready for hotels around the world.  Green Engage helps hotels monitor, reduce and manage their energy use along with water use and waste.  Hotels can both bring down their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint with the tool.  Version two’s new features make it easier to use including a data-entry wizard and more report options. 

With over 4,400 hotels in 100 countries and territories, sustainability is central to the way we do business.  The 2010 Corporate Responsibility Report from IHG is now available.  You’ll find it using this direct link www.ihg.com/cr.  The report explains how we put our sustainability thinking into practice during the last year and our priorities in 2011. 

We approach CR by innovating and collaborating. These activities are focused on the areas that make the best sense for our business and where we believe we can make the most difference.  We've developed groundbreaking technologies and concepts, like Green Engage. And we join forces with some of the best organisations around, such as Oxford and Harvard Universities, Business in the Community and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) to help find creative solutions to the challenges we face.

For more information, please visit our Corporate Responsibility website at www.ihgplc.com/responsibility

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms.  IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, over 4,400 hotels and more than 640,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world.  The Group owns a portfolio of well recognised and respected hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® and also manages the world's largest hotel loyalty programme, Priority Club® Rewards with 56 million members worldwide.
 
IHG has almost 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline, which is expected to create 160,000 jobs worldwide over the next few years.
 
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group's holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.
 
IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at www.ihg.com and information for the Priority Club Rewards programme at www.priorityclub.com. For our latest news visit www.ihg.com/media, Twitter www.twitter.com/ihgplc or YouTube www.youtube.com/ihgplc

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IHG Signs Agreement for New-Build 140-room InterContinental Punta Piqueros Near Viña del Mar, Chile / March 2011

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IHG Appointed to Manage a New-Build 191-room Holiday Inn Hotel in Bogotá, Colombia / February 2011

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