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September 25, 2023

Holiday Inn Express Newcastle Marks United Nations World Tourism Day 2023

26 September, 2023: Holiday Inn Express Newcastle, part of the Pro-invest Group portfolio, is marking UN World Tourism Day 2023: Tourism & Green Investments, which takes place on 27 September. Highlighting the need for better-targeted investments for people, planet and prosperity, it underscores the imperative of sustainable investments in the hotel sector – which accounts for around 1% of global carbon emissions.
April 17, 2023

Pro-invest communicates ESG Milestones and Learnings with FYE 2022 Annual Sustainability Report

Pro-invest Group is proud to announce the release of its annual sustainability report for the Financial Year Ending 2022, the Pro-invest Group FYE 2022 Annual Sustainability Report.
April 3, 2023

Hospitality Industry Gathers at the Energy & Environmental Alliance Summit 2023

When the Energy and Environmental Alliance (EEA) formed in late 2020, it was a clear chance for the hotel industry to come together, recognise the important role we play, and work towards a common vision for a world which ‘is green, sustainable, and where everybody can prosper’.
March 7, 2023

In it to Win it – Leading Investors Deliver on ESG Promises

This was the topic Dr. Sabine Schaffer tackled at the PERE Responsible Business Forum in Singapore. Our position: ‘It's not about how much ESG costs us now, but rather how much it will cost us in the future if we don't implement it’.
March 7, 2023

Pro-invest Group at Gulf & Indian Ocean Hotel Investors Summit 2023: ESG Update

Pro-invest Group attended the Gulf & Indian Ocean Hotel Investors Summit (GIOHIS) in Abu Dhabi last month where Dr. Sabine Schaffer, Co-Founder and CEO, Europe, shared the company’s latest insight during the keynote session ‘Sustainability - why it is a must-have not a "nice-to-do" in developing new hotels and resorts’, moderated by HOFTEL Chairman & CEO Simon Allison and alongside Josef Kleindienst, Chairman, Kleindienst Group.
November 16, 2022

Pro-invest featured in IHG Owners Association Q3 2022 Magazine: The Road to Carbon Neutrality

Pro-invest Group is pleased to say the key learnings of its carbon neutral certification for Holiday Inn Express Newcastle. The certification marked a first not only for Pro-invest Group but was also the first hotel building in Australia to achieve carbon neutral certification under the NABERS Climate Active pathway. In this feature, Dr. Sabine Schaffer, Co-Founder & CEO Europe, Pro-invest Group details how we have continuously built upon our environmental social governance efforts for hotel sustainability, across the entire Pro-invest Group portfolio.
November 9, 2022

Time for hotel operators to lift the bar on sustainable operations – TFE Feature

Guests are increasingly becoming more sophisticated with respect to sustainable travel and accommodation – and hotels need to keep up. This article published by The Fifth Estate details how Pro-invest Group is driving forward these conversations, pushing the hotel sector to do more, and go beyond the current standard to advance sustainability and combat climate change.
October 5, 2022

INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business & Sustainability features Pro-invest Sustainability Case Study

Following on from the INSEAD case study published on Pro-invest Group’s journey advancing ESG and sustainability across private equity real estate in April 2022, the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Sustainability have featured Pro-invest Group as one of 12 global sustainability-orientated case studied published during 2021-2022.
September 30, 2022

Newcastle Hotel Achieves Carbon Neutral Certification Renewal

Another move towards achieving our Net Zero 2030 journey… We are proud to announce our Holiday Inn Express Newcastle hotel having achieved its second Carbon Neutral certification under the NABERS Climate Active pathway. This achievement follows the hotel having reeled in a 5.5-star NABERS Energy rating (without GreenPower) and 5.5-star NABERS Water rating in its 2022 NABERS renewals. In 2021, the Newcastle-based hotel marked the first hotel building in Australia to be carbon neutral certified under the NABERS Climate Active pathway.
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