This exclusive award is dedicated to General Managers who succeeded in implementing and promoting sustainable hospitality actions by means of environmental protection and preservation: out-of-the box approach and forward-looking plans perfectly match with bottom line accounting. Green ethics and corporate social responsibilities are also meant to improve operational and economic performances in the hospitality sector. Every year the EHMA Sustainability Award is organized in cooperation with Sealed Air by Diversey Care, a company specialized in the supply of sustainable and innovative cleaning and hygiene solutions.
After a thorough discussion the members of the jury, composed by EHMA’s Treasurer Johanna Fragano Dr. Ing. Arjan van Rheede, Hotelschool The Hague; and Dr. Ed Roberts, Regional Sustainability Director at Diversey Care have chosen Ivan Artolli as the worthy winner of the EHMA Sustainability award by Diversey Care 2016 for the sustainability actions enacted at the Rocco Forte Verdura Resort in Sciacca (Sicily). CONGRATULATIONS!
Ivan Artolli, Managing Director, and his team succeeded in producing an all-round project comprising: environmental features, energy saving, social corporate responsibility, staff professional development and motivation, guest involvement, bottom line improvement, brand value and optimization, social media activities. People, Planet, Profit!!
The Jury considers Ivan Artolli’s initiatives as undoubtedly one of the most holistic and significant sustainability programs established in the hospitality industry.
Ezio Indiani, National Delegate for Italy, has received the award on his behalf from Dr. Ilham Kadri, President Diversey Care and Vice President & Officer Sealed Air, in Limassol during the Gala Dinner of the 43rd EHMA annual General Meeting, in the marvellous ballroom of the Hotel Four Seasons.