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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

ClimeCo Launches EcoCommitted Partner Program

BOYERTOWN, PA.—On the heels of National Entrepreneur Week, ClimeCo, a leading global decarbonization and environmental solutions company, has launched its EcoCommitted Partner Program. This innovative program provides a convenient, cost-effective, and valid way for small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to stand out by implementing a sustainability strategy, minimizing their carbon footprint and demonstrating environmental concern and leadership. Through the EcoCommitted Partner Program, businesses can choose from three options based on their size to effectively offset their entire operation for one year by purchasing offset credits from a group of active and validated environmental projects from around the world. As a leading expert...

Groupe GM Announces New Collaboration with Fragonard

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Groupe GM announced its collaboration with fragrance house Fragonard. Known for its rich heritage in perfumery, exceptional quality products, and quintessential French craftsmanship, Fragonard joins forces with Groupe GM to introduce two exclusive hotel lines, each designed to enhance the guest experience with distinct inspirations. The line “Vrai” captures the vibrant spirit of the Mediterranean coast, offering amenities that reflect the region’s enchanting essence, while the “Figuier Fleur” line pays homage to the charming heart of Provence, the birthplace of Fragonard. History of the Brand Fragonard is a tale of a family, perfumers and collectors that has been passed down through...

Designtex Partners with Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

NEW YORK—Designtex, a leading company in the development, design and manufacturing of applied materials for the built environment, announces the launch of Elemental Wright, a new collection of textiles, wallcoverings and custom materials that are rooted in the iconic teachings and philosophies of Frank Lloyd Wright. The collection draws inspiration from Wright’s pioneering approach of incorporating nature within the built environment for improved well-being. Elemental Wright expands on some of Wright’s most pioneering principles, such as looking to nature to learn from its essential geometric systems and color palettes, making beautiful design accessible through his Usonian philosophy and encouraging his...

Sofidel Recognized for Fight Against Climate Change & Deforestation

HORSHAM, PA.—Sofidel has once again been recognized by CDP—one of the main independent organizations for measuring and reporting environmental performance globally—for its commitment to fighting climate change and deforestation. Once again, the Group has positioned itself in the Leadership band of the Climate Change 2023 and Forests 2023 ratings by CDP. For both ratings, Climate Change and Forests, Sofidel received A-, positioning itself above both the European average (B, in the case of Climate Change, and C in the case of Forest Management) and the sector average (B for both ratings). Sofidel has recently intensified its ecological transition policies, committing to Science Based Targets (SBTi) to achieve carbon neutrality by...

PurOptima Pushes Boundaries with Lowest Carbon Footprint to Date

NEW YORK—PurOptima, a global leading manufacturer of sustainable interior glass wall partitions and doors, previously announced that all its glass and aluminum wall partitions and doors were made using Hydro CIRCAL, providing the lowest embodied carbon in the market. In the latest news, Hydro CIRCAL now delivers recycled aluminum with an even lower documented carbon footprint of 1.9 kg of CO2e/kg aluminum, down from the previous 2.3 kg of CO2e/kg. This is done through advances in sourcing, sorting, and traceability of post-consumer aluminum scrap. “The aluminum extrusions that we are using for our systems provide the lowest carbon contribution of...

BeCause Closes Seed Round with Tail-End Investment from Curiosity VC

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK—BeCause, the Danish start-up transforming how the global hospitality, travel, and tourism industries manage their sustainability data, has secured a $600,000 tail-end investment from Dutch investor Curiosity VC to close their seed round. This latest investment brings the company’s total seed funding to $2.5 million, including the $1.9 million seed raised in November from Denmark’s Ugly Duckling Ventures, Estonia’s Superangel.io and other investors. “We reserved some space at the end of our round for a strategic investor to join on equal terms and are thrilled to have found that partner in Curiosity VC. As an AI-focused fund, Curiosity brings key competencies and an international network to the table that will prove...

1Concier Launches eCommerce Platform

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.—1Concier, an industry-leading solution provider of high-quality linen products, announced the launch of its eCommerce platform, a modern and user-friendly online ordering experience. 1Concier eCommerce aims to streamline the ordering process, enhance customer convenience, and provide personalized solutions tailored to individual needs. “We are thrilled to introduce our eCommerce platform, which represents our commitment to providing exceptional service and convenience to our valued customers,” said Tony Smith, President and CEO of 1Concier. “Customers can expect 24/7 access to their accounts, effortless ordering experience, and enhanced product information—all at their fingertips. Our goal is to offer a one-stop solution that meets...

iCleanse Partners with Mohegan Sun, Provides Swift UV Disinfection

HARTFORD, CONN.—In a development that further illustrates the company’s steady market expansion, iCleanse announced that fifteen Swift UV units have been installed throughout Mohegan Sun, which is one of the largest entertainment, gaming, dining, and shopping destinations in the United States. iCleanse is a place-based startup that offers high-definition advertising screens coupled with chemical-free Swift UV (ultraviolet light) devices that disinfect smartphones, a known nexus for COVID, RSV, influenza, and other pathogens. The Swift UV units have been installed throughout Mohegan Sun, just in time for the peak of the cold and flu season. Swift UV’s technology disinfects potentially infectious diseases...

Schneider Electric Outperforms 2023 Sustainability Targets

RUEIL-MALMAISON, FRANCE—Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced its 2023 sustainability impact performance as part of its full-year financial results. The Schneider Sustainability Impact score for the year exceeded expectations, reaching 6.13 out of 10, and surpassing the year-end target of 6 out of 10. Schneider Electric was also recognized as a top performer by independent environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings throughout the year. Schneider Electric’s strong performance spans what was the hottest year on record—serving to highlight the importance of collective action to decarbonize business operations and value chains to avoid the...

Bentley Mills: All Carpet Products Now Carry Declare Labels

LOS ANGELES—Bentley Mills, Inc. continues to raise the bar on sustainable design and manufacturing transparency, announcing that all carpet products manufactured by Bentley carry Declare labels and have achieved third-party verified LBC Red List Free status through the Living Building Challenge (LBC), one of the world’s highest performance standards for healthy buildings. LBC Red List Free products disclose 100 percent of ingredients to 100 ppm and do not contain any Red List chemicals of concern. “We choose to manufacture in California where some of the most rigorous environmental legislation in the country is adopted, setting Bentley apart from others in our industry. All...