Corporate Social Responsibility

Guoman Hotel Management (UK) Limited is committed to ensuring that as a Company we are 'socially responsible'. We take both our commitment to the environment and to the communities in which we operate seriously and strive to ensure that we are ethical in all our business practices.

Please click on the below links for more information.

We define our social responsibility into four key areas:

Marketplace – Responsibility to our guests, suppliers and partners as a leading hotel company. 

Workplace – Commitment to what we regard as our most valuable resource: our employees.

Environment – Doing all we can to reduce our impact on the environment.

Community – Ensuring that each of our hotels is an active partner in the communities in which they operate.

We are committed to building a culture where our employees, guests, suppliers and contractors recognise our commitment to ensuring that our hotels operate successfully in their communities and that we achieve our goal as a company of long-term sustainable success.

To view a copy of our Corporate Social Responsibility please click here.

Carbon Trust Standard

We are pleased to announce that Guoman & Thistle Hotels has been officially awarded the Carbon Trust Standard.

The Carbon Trust Standard is a mark of excellence that has been awarded in recognition of our commitment to measuring, managing and reducing our carbon emissions year on year. Click here for more information.

To view a copy of our Low Carbon Policy please click here.

Our Corporate charity - Springboard

We support Springboard, it is the only dedicated UK wide charity helping people move into worthwhile and sustainable careers across the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

The Springboard Charity helps young, unemployed and disadvantaged people improve their prospects for economic well-being.  The Springboard Charity provide opportunities for sustainable employment, or vibrant careers in hospitality, leisure and tourism.

Springboard has a range of programmes that help unemployed and underprivileged people, those facing challenges through no fault of their own, and those most ‘at risk’ of long term unemployment or even a life of crime.

Springboard provides a pipeline of support including:  education and learning activities in schools, free specialist careers advice and guidance, skills development, pre-employment training, work experience guidance into sustainable employment and post-employment mentoring.  Essentially, The Springboard Charity equip people with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to achieve their potential.

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