Close-to-home March Break getaways at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto awarded EarthCheck Gold Certification

TORONTO — Canada’s largest hotel, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, has achieved EarthCheck Gold Certification, which recognizes seven consecutive years of commitment to environmental and social responsibility.

The distinction places the hotel as a leader in the worldwide group of sustainable tourism operators that are certified to the internationally recognized EarthCheck Company Standard.

According to Stewart Moore, CEO and founder of EarthCheck, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto has a long-standing commitment to sustainability, and that it recognizes that ongoing improvements in its operations will positively impact future generations, which is why it undergoes the rigorous EarthCheck Certification year after year.

“I would like to congratulate the whole team at Chelsea Hotel, Toronto on their EarthCheck Certified Gold achievement. It is a valued member of a global group of tourism operators who dare to make a difference,” said Moore.

“Smart brands such as the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, an independent property of the Langham Hospitality Group, create business models that provide lifestyle and sustainability solutions that directly speak to the new conscious traveller. This is not just about having a green certificate on your website, but about delivering a sense of place and authentic experiences,” he added.

On accepting the EarthCheck Gold Certification, Rob Housez, general manager, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, said: “This is a direct result of the commitment of our employees, guests and key stakeholders to reduce, reuse and recycle, and to push the hotel to be the best in the field. The hotel’s goal is to continue to deliver a clean, safe and healthy destination for travellers.”

In addition to its commitment to sustainability, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto has donated $800,000 since 2013 in support of SickKids Foundation. For more information on the hotel’s social responsibility initiatives, click here.

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