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Shangri-La Asia Limited today released its first sustainability report outlining the company’s progress in the areas of environment, health and safety, employees, supply chain and stakeholder relations for 2010. The report will be issued every two years to track improvements in its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.
Titled Enhance, Enrich, Embrace, the report shows Shangri-La’s commitment to environmental protection, resource management, and a focus on social development through investments made in the welfare of colleagues and business partners and Shangri-La’s Care for People Project committing each hotel to education and health projects in local children’s organizations over a minimum of five years.
“Shangri-La has made a long term commitment to operate in an economically, socially and environmentally responsible manner. We are pleased to present this report which will serve as a benchmark for monitoring our development and progress,” said Greg Dogan, president and chief executive officer of Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited. “The report is another step towards our goal of being leaders in corporate citizenship and sustainable development and improving the quality of life for the communities in which we do business.”
The report references the Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Reporting Guidelines (G3) in order to accurately present economic, social and environmental performance. This report meets GRI’s Application Level C, and covers 44 GRI performance indicators. All indicators have been selected for their relevance and where the most updated and accurate information for reporting is available. Information on GRI is available at www.globalreporting.org
The 2010 Enhance, Enrich, Embrace sustainability report is available at:
Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s premier hotel companies, currently owns and/or manages 72 hotels under the Shangri-La, Kerry and Traders brands, with a room inventory of over 30,000. Over almost four decades, the group has established its brand hallmark of ‘hospitality from the heart.’ The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Canada, mainland China, India, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey and United Kingdom.
For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.
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