Conducts a plantation and distribution drive of 4000+ saplings across its various properties
PANAJI, JUNE 10, 2022: On the occasion of World Environment Day, Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), Goa’s largest hospitality operator and leader in the tourism sector, implemented a host of sustainability and social impact initiatives under its ESG+ framework, Paathya. In line with this year’s theme of ‘Only One Earth’, the company conducted a plantation and distribution drive of over 4000 saplings at its various properties spread across the length and breadth of the state.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. Vincent Ramos, Senior Vice President – IHCL, Goa said, “It is imperative for each of us to act upon the one or more aspects of the triple planetary emergency in order reset the balance with nature. At IHCL, inclusion and business responsibility is embedded in our DNA. Under Paathya, we will continue to pioneer sustainable practices in our pursuit towards excellence and creating benchmark in the tourism industry.”
Additionally, the company has undertaken tangible measures under Paathya’s six key pillars of Environmental Stewardship, Social Responsibility, Excellence in Governance, Preserving Heritage, Value Chain Transformation, and Sustainable Growth. With defined short and long-term goals to be fulfilled by 2030 under Paathya, IHCL continues its endeavor towards building a better tomorrow with several initiatives including Earth Check Certification, Waste Management, Green Footprint, EV Charging, Energy Conservation, Livelihood Impact and Heritage.
Derived from the Sanskrit term पथ्य, inferring a path, Paathya aims to lead positive change guided by IHCL’s core values of Trust of all stakeholders, Awareness around the needs of our ecosystem and Joy at heart.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Hospitality Brand as per Brand Finance 2021, SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels, Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels, and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel – The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 236 hotels including 60 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.