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Our Business

In order to create a thriving commercial business built and to support a dynamic working environment, we aim to act with integrity, honesty and without prejudice at all times.

We constantly strive to improve and develop our sustainable business initiatives. Our growing list of these includes:

Housekeeping:
- Reusable material bags for newspapers, laundry and shoes
- Eco-friendly cleaning materials

Kitchens and Food & Beverage Outlets:
- Sourcing seasonal, local produce
- Menus crafted to minimise waste
- Fish suppliers specially chosen for their sustainable practices
- Meat supplied by farmers using non-invasive farming practices
- ‘Healthy Nourish’ menus in our dining outlets and guest rooms
- Reusable or recyclable food packaging

Spa:
- Irene Forte Skincare professional products are natural, sustainable and vegan-friendly and use naturally derived alternatives to petrochemicals, synthetic colours, harsh surfactants and preservatives. The brand’s packaging is also made from 100% recycled fibres with vegetable and soya-based inks
- Irene Forte Skincare professional products are recycled responsibly
- Retail sustainable brands, such as Back Label, a sustainable fitness clothing line
- Hand-made Sicilian ceramics and handcrafted Sicilian bells for display and treatments
- Flip-flops made from bamboo
- Collateral printed on 100% recycled paper

Mobility:
- Electric buggies with drivers to get around our hotels and resorts, which have already been introduced at Verdura Resort
- Provide e-bicycles for guests to explore places of interest and facilities around the neighbourhood

Corporate:
- Our network of PR agencies continues to promote and educate the media, trade and consumers on our sustainability activities in 10 countries around the world
- We encourage our network esteemed and influential individuals, our Rocco Forte insiders, to inspire our communities with news on sustainable practices
- Our company-wide Green Committees regularly develop new sustainability strategies across our collection of hotels and resorts
- All of our new suppliers must complete a supplier form and adhere to strict regulations
- We are developing a qualitative and quantitative monitoring process, as well as KPIs and a regular reporting strategy, to ensure transparency, compliance, use of best practices and the on-going implementation of our sustainability strategy
- We are also exploring certifications, such as Green Globe and other sustainable 5-star tourism programmes



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