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Auberge Resorts again honored with Green Spa Network’s Sustainability Award

Nov 13, 2013

Auberge Recognized for Second Consecutive Year for Leadership in Corporate Sustainability

MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (November 7, 2013)  – Auberge Resorts Collection has been honored by Green Spa Network with the award for Sustainable Corporate Spa of the Year. The award recognizes Auberge Resorts for the company’s pioneering programs, leadership and ongoing commitment to sustainability at its resorts throughout North America. The awards were announced at the Green Spas Network’s annual congress, held recently in Colorado.

Green Spa Network Sustainability Awards were launched by Green Spa Network in 2012 to underscore the importance of sustainability leaders in transforming an industry. Criteria for winning included achieving the highest level of sustainability compared to their peers; continuous improvement; setting an example of best practices for the industry to follow; making sustainable practices inviting and desirable to consumers and employees.

Environmental and social responsibility are inherent elements of the Auberge brand.

“We are honored that Auberge Resorts has been recognized once again by Green Spa Network as a leader in sustainability,” said Mark Harmon, CEO, Auberge Resorts. “As a company, we make it a priority to demonstrate good stewardship of our natural resources and assist our valued staff in leading healthy, balanced lives. We are gratified that such respected spa industry leaders have acknowledged our ongoing efforts with this meaningful award.”

“These are the foremost leaders pushing the edge of innovation in our industry,” said Green Spa Network Executive Director Deb Berlin, who presented the awards with the organization’s President, Roberto Arjona. “It is an honor for our organization to collaborate with these visionaries to bring the spa industry to a place of true wellness and sustainability.”

Twelve winners were chosen from categories including green building, eco healthy culinary program, natural personal care products, sustainable spas and leadership from individuals who have shaped the green spa movement.

Green Spa Network elected a panel of industry experts to vote, including Rona Berg, Editor-in-Chief of Organic Spa magazine; Julie Keller Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief of American Spa magazine; Cici Coffee, Founder of Natural Body Spa; and Clifford Bast, Managing Director of BastSustain Group.

Details of the projects and initiatives that were awarded are available at http://greenspanetwork.org/news/201309/green-spa-network-announces-winners-2013-spa-sustainability-awards

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About The Green Spa Network 

GSN is a community of like-minded spas and resource partners comprised of nearly 200 members with an estimated purchasing power of $30+ million per year. The association provides tools, guidance, and networking to steer the spa industry towards sustainability. For more information, visit www.greenspanetwork.org.

 

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