Thon Hotels wins the Sustainable Brand Index 2020

Thon Hotels has been voted the most sustainable brand in the hotel industry in Norway.

Thon Hotels is now number one of the hotel industry's most sustainable brand under this year's Sustainable Brand Index. We are very pleased with the achievement and it shows that the excellent work we do is appreciated, says Thon Hotels Executive Vice President, Mr. Morten Thorvaldsen.

Thon Hotels has over 70 hotels in Norway and has in recent years had a strong focus on waste and food waste, energy, ethical requirements for suppliers and being a part of the everyday working life.

Olav Thon Group's sustainability adviser, Mr. Anders N. Rylander, is happy with the achievement:

- We work systematically with sustainability, and it feels great that consumers recognize the work we do. We will use this as inspiration and motivation to further develop our sustainability work,  says Mr. Rylander.

Thon Hotels is committed

Since 2012, the Olav Thon Group and Thon Hotels have been a part of the UN Global Compact initiative working on human rights, anti-corruption and the environment.

All self-owned Thon hotels are Eco-Lighthouse certified and we have employees who work continuously to reduce energy consumption and food waste.

As one of Norway's largest hotel chains, Thon Hotels is a door opener to working life for many without education or work experience. The inclusion, diversity and further development of young talents in the tourism industry are important focus areas. Thon Hotels collaborates with "Ringer i Vannet", "Pøbelprosjektet" and NAV. 

Thon Hotels is owned by the Olav Thon Foundation, which in turn contributes to research, teaching and socially beneficial purposes.

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