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We've have teamed up with various organizations in order to put our sustainability commitment into actions.

1.   EarthCheck™ - an internationally recognized programme widely used by travel and tourism industry for the benchmarking and certification of operational practices. The Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is starting the assessment process in 2014 – expect EarthCheck Bronze certification by year end. www.earthcheck.org
2.   Ongoing partnership with Eco Resource Management Inc. (www.ecoresource.ca) – continue to divert waste stream to recycling.
3.   Earth Hour and Earth Day commitment
4.   Official Sponsor of the Green Living Show (2009-2014) – North America's largest green and healthy living show
5.   Partnership with the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance
6.   Official Sponsor of the Live Green Toronto Festival – City of Toronto (2009-2014)
7.   Official sponsor/partner – SickKids Foundation (Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto)
8.   Supporter of Heart & Stroke Foundation (BIG BIKE) and JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research (Canada)
9.   Hotel Green Team – made up of colleagues from all departments. Meet monthly.


In recognition of the Chelsea Hotel's environmental initiatives, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) continues to award the Chelsea Hotel with a 4 Green Key ECOmmodation rating. This program is essentially a measurement and performance tool for improving our environmental performance. On October 23, 2012, the Chelsea Hotel announced the installation of an Electric Vehicle (EV) Recharging Station. This initiative promotes the adoption of sustainable transportation alternatives. The hotel partnered with Sun Country Highway, a Canadian owned company focused on creating Canada's electric vehicle infrastructure. For more information, visit www.suncountryhighway.ca. In February 2009, the Chelsea Hotel Hotel was recognized with the Hotel Association of Canada's Hall of Fame Award for Energy and Environment.

For any enquiries of feedback regarding hotel CSR policy and initiatives, please kindly contact the Director of Public Relations.