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April 5, 2018

Sustainable Venues: Taj Has Highest Number of EarthCheck Gold Hotels




Looking to book a sustainable venue for a meeting or event? Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris reports that 67 of its hotels have been awarded Gold Certification by EarthCheck, out of a total of 79 EarthCheck certified hotels. EarthCheck is an international leader in environmental benchmarking and certification.

Commenting on the achievement, Dr. P.V. Ramana Murthy, Executive Vice President & Global Head, The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) said, “We are privileged to be associated with an organization as prestigious as EarthCheck. This certification reflects IHCL’s long standing and unflinching commitment to creating a better environment through sustainable best practices.”

By virtue of the certification program proposed by EarthCheck to manage green initiatives, the certified hotels have achieved a savings of:

  • 925 million mega joules of energy which is equivalent to the energy consumption of approximately 286,000 houses  (a typical of 4 person households)
  • 191,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide which is equivalent to over 64,000 cars off the road 
  • 2.4 billion litres of water which is equivalent to 963 Olympic sized swimming pools 
  • 6 million litres of waste which is equivalent to 182 standard 20 feet cargo containers

The certification program has not only helped to set and achieve targets in reducing the amount of waste, water consumption, emissions and energy, but also enabled the certified hotels to improve its environmental footprint by a considerable 5 percent.


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