Pemberton Valley Lodge wins “Best Green Business Award”
Photo by Dave Steers
Posted on Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Pemberton Valley Lodge recently won the “Best Green Business Award at the 2012 Small Business BC's Successful You Awards. The awards ceremony was held in Vancouver on February 28, 2012.
A Member of the 'Clean the World' Program
The Pemberton Valley Lodge is an all suite hotel with 85 rooms. It was nominated along with four other eco-friendly business, including two where recycling was the principal activity. In the area, the hotel is an industry leader in green initiatives.
Pemberton Valley Lodge was one of the first hotels in the region to join "Clean the World" program and the fifth hotel in Canada. This is a program that distributes recycled soap products to domestic homeless shelters and developing nations. The Pemberton Valley Lodge also participates fully in the BC Hydro Power Smart program to reduce energy consumption.
4 Keys with the Green Key Program
The Pemberton Valley Lodge has also been awarded 4 Keys with the Green Key Program in recognition of their Earth friendly initiatives.
Other ways the Pemberton Valley Lodge has become a leader in green initiatives is by purchasing recycled paper products, reducing carbon emissions through sourcing supplies locally, using environmentally friendly cleaning products and employing green strategies.
The general manager at the Pemberton Valley Lodge, David Mackenzie was very pleased to win the award “Being recognized by Small Business B.C. supports our belief that a commitment to sustainability has to be one of the pillars of operating a modern successful business. Our policies have been embraced by both staff and our guests.”
Perfect Base to Explore the Pemberton area
The Pemberton Valley Lodge has been open since 2004 and it is the perfect base to explore the Pemberton and Whistler area. The guest suites are beautifully appointed and all have kitchen facilities. Amenities at the lodge include an outdoor heated pool and hot tub, complimentary ski shuttle to Whistler, free secure parking and beautiful mountain views.
Win a Free Stay at the Pemberton Valley Lodge
The contest closes this Friday, March 9, so hurry if you have not entered yet!
Good luck and we hope to see you in Pemberton soon!...