Green Hospitality Programme


The Green Hospitality Programme is the only Irish-developed environmental certification standard for the hospitality sector. The Green Hospitality Eco-label and Awards are recognised both nationally and internationally as standards that allow members achieve good environmental performance and allow visitors to choose "Greener" hospitality businesses knowing that defined criteria are being implemented and monitored.

Our members and award winners have set themselves the target to reduce their environmental footprint where possible. Members aim to reduce carbon emissions by reducing energy consumption, preserve scarce water resources and minimise waste production.

Members are encouraged to protect and promote local biodiversity, buy locally where possible and encourage visitors to use local "green" businesses and services. Visitors are encouraged to adopt a responsible approach to the environment without reducing the quality or enjoyment of their visit.

Members employees are encouraged and trained to implement and practice good stewardship within the business and our members publish annual plans and set targets to reduce the waste of scarce resources.

This is a voluntary programme that aims to develop leadership and best practice within the hospitality sector.


Tel: +353 21 2143 54688


Eastgate Village
Little Island, Cork

Key Words

green, environment, tourism, resource efficiency, hospitality, responsible, sustainable, fairtrade, community

Creation Date: 
Tuesday, 5 August, 2014 - 09:57
Last Updated: 
Tuesday, 5 August, 2014 - 09:57

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