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Responsible Business - Let's take responsibility

Taking responsibility for the environment and local community has been an important part of the broader commitment of the Rezidor Hotel Group to sustainable development for many years. In 2001, this commitment was fortified and placed within the scope of a programme called Responsible Business (RB). Each hotel has a unique RB Action Plan covering areas such as community outreach, cultural heritage, employee and children’s rights, health and safety and environmental improvements.

The hotels are engaged with both local charity groups and the corporate international charity organisation supported by the Rezidor Hotel Group, the World Childhood Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to defend the rights of the child and promote better living conditions for vulnerable and exploited children all over the world.

RB activities and achievements of this award-winning green hotel:

  • An “Improve Your Health” approach to the use of service lifts
  • Battery recycling box at the concierge desk
  • Carbon Trust audit resulting in an action plan for improvement
  • Conversion of waste oil into biofuel
  • Donation of gently used blankets, duvets and unclaimed lost property to local charities
  • Green Tourism Business Scheme, Gold Award
  • Healthy menus for children in hotel restaurants
  • Hosting of annual Glasgow Environment Day educational events for local students
  • Limitation on mono-packaging whenever possible, including audits and regular checks of suppliers' environmental and social responsibility
  • Listing of healthy dishes on all hotel menus
  • Nightly energy shut-down process, including lifts 
  • Responsible Business training on the first day of employment, with annual follow-up training
  • Support of local charity Glasgow Children's Holiday Scheme
  • Use of energy-saving lights throughout the hotel
  • Use of organic, Rainforest Alliance-certified and fair trade coffee throughout hotel
  • Waste separation and recycling of glass, paper and cardboard

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow – 
301 Argyle Street –  G2 8DL –  Glasgow –  United Kingdom – 
Phone  +44 141 2043333
55.8584 -4.2603