Six Senses Bhutan
Six Senses Krabey Island
Six Senses Fiji
Six Senses Uluwatu, Bali
Six Senses Laamu
Six Senses Duxton
Six Senses Maxwell
Six Senses Samui
Six Senses Yao Noi
Six Senses Con Dao
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay
Six Senses Spa Punta Cana
The results are in and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas has every reason to be delighted with its combined sustainability figures gathered from all properties in 2018. Meaningful and measurable, the figures are based on energy and water consumption, solid waste and waste diversion, indicating that their industry-leading sustainability vision is flourishing.
Initiated in 2012, and led by the group’s Vice President of Sustainability Jeff Smith, individual properties monitor and measure their environmental efforts. All of the group’s hotels and resorts contribute to Cornell University’s Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking program, which compares their performance against a global dataset of their peers.
energy saved on an average one-night stay compared to 2017
(170.35 liters) of water saved on an average one-night stay compared to 2017
(244,793.5 kilograms) of compost and natural fertilizer given back to the earth
(72,028 kilograms) of organic fruit and vegetables grown for guests and communities - nearly doubling the production of 68,759 pounds (31,512 kilograms) in 2017
glass water bottles replaced disposable plastic bottles
of solid waste diverted from landfills
meaningful local jobs created
free-range organic eggs contributed from happy Six Senses hens
Over the past 16 years, Six Senses has been bottling its own still and sparkling drinking water. By establishing on-site filtration and bottling facilities, each resort eliminates the transportation impacts and use of plastic water bottles. Six Senses drinking water has proved a taste-test winner with guests also.
Each Six Senses resort and hotel features and Earth Lab, which promotes sustainable living in inspirational and innovative ways. The space is used to host workshops that empower guests and community members to learn about and connect more closely with the natural world.
Sustainability Funds are managed at each Six Senses property with sales added directly from house-bottled water and popular stuffed animal mascots that reflect each location. Sponsored projects in 2018 totaled USD 635,422.39.
Top Categories for Fund Distribution in 2018:
On announcing the figures, Chief Executive Officer Neil Jacobs of Six Sense Hotels Resorts Spas, said, "We're not just passionate about sustainability; we want to lead the industry. Through the environmental performance of our resorts and hotels, through preserving the natural and cultural heritage around us, and through enhancing social and economic benefits to local communities. It's motivating for everyone in the company that we can demonstrate our commitment to sustainability in this way."