Ramada Ajman awarded Green Globe for a third year
The hotel also received Climate Neutral Business Travel confirmation for offsetting 48 tonnes of CO2 emission
Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman secured its third consecutive Green Globe certification. The hotel was also granted a Climate Neutral Business Travel certification for 2016 and 2017 issued by myclimate, a Swiss climate protection organisation, in partnership with Farnek Middle East, for its commitment to sustainable tourism.
The Green Globe Certification Standard, which provides Hotel and Resort organisations with a framework to conduct a comprehensive assessment of their environmental sustainability performance, was awarded to Ramada Ajman for its sustainable contribution to voluntary climate protection by offsetting 48.02 tonnes of carbon dioxide emission, a statement from the hotel said. The hotel’s green committee also recently participated in mangrove planting project in Ajman.
Ramada Ajman is the first hotel in the Northern Emirates to receive the Green Globe certification. The hotel’s initiatives include the zero landfill project, urban farm, reverse osmosis water plant, and biodiesel conversion from used cooking oil.
The awarding organisation, myclimate’s carbon offset projects aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on site by replacing energy sources with negative impact on the climate with clean and renewable alternatives.