Eco-friendly accommodation

There is a growing consideration for accessibility and the environment in the Parisian hotel and restaurant sector. Here are some steps that make it possible to pick out green accommodation.

International green approaches in Paris

Many Parisian hotels have decided to obtain labels or certifications in order to construct and better promote their eco-friendly initiatives.

Examples of charters, standards, labels Denition Subject Evaluation
Green Globe International certification. The structure must fulfil more than 50% of the 385 concrete and sector-specific criteria. Environment,Social,Economic In-depth audit
European Ecolabel Official European Union label, managed in France by AFNOR Certification, with 67 criteria. Environment Audit
Clef Verte / Green Key Private label offering a reference system of about one hundred criteria. Present in 65 countries. Environment Dossier studied by a judging panel
Biorismo Private label. The only measure 100% dedicated to biodiversity in the tourism and leisure sector. Biodiversity Dossier and online audit
Other measures Not specific to the events sector, so applicable to all: ISO 14001 (environment), ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 45001 (health and security at work), Diversity Label (non-discrimination), Global Compact (Social and Market), Label LUCIE (RSE (Corporate social responsibility) initiative), Tourisme & Handicap (accessibility of buildings, sites and facilities), Label Accessibilité (accessibility of buildings), Imprim’vert (printers), HQE / LEED / BREEAM (efficient buildings)… * *

Take inspiration from good, simple and virtuous practices

Here are some examples of initiatives taken by hotels:

  • 100% organic and/or fair-trade breakfast.
  • Use of eco-labelled cleaning products.
  • Replacement of traditional bulbs by LED bulbs.
  • Technical and financial support for local associations.
  • Improvement of building insulation and use of an urban heating network for heating.
  • Installation of a hive or vegetable garden on the roof.
  • Investment in equipment to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in housekeeping staff.

Find other eco-friendly suppliers in Paris:

Eco-friendly PCOs and DMCs
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Eco-friendly caterers
Eco-friendly transport
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Eco-friendly hotels