Inhabit Queen’s Gardens achieves B Corp certification

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UK: Urban wellness hotel Inhabit Queen’s Garden has been certified B Corp, joining its sister site Inhabit Southwick Street. 

Inhabit, Queen’s Gardens, the second Inhabit location in west London, opened in May 2022. It achieved Green Key certification the following year and has now been recognised as a B Corp business. 

As a zero waste to landfill hotel, Inhabit, Queen’s Gardens works with Globechain which redistributes unwanted items by connecting corporations to charities and families. Through this platform, Inhabit, Queen’s Gardens has diverted 1,891 items thus far from going to landfill, equivalent to 16,371 kg and over 13.8 tonnes of CO2e.

HEPA air filtration systems have been installed at the property in addition to air purifiers by IQAir, and still water dispensers are located on each floor.

Other on-property commitments include partnering with fellow B Corp businesses and socially-conscious suppliers with refill systems, as well as hosting workshops in collaboration with Self Space around maintaining mental health awareness and wellbeing. 

Vera Bruntink, sustainability manager, Inhabit Hotels, said: “This recognition of Inhabit, Queen’s Gardens by B Corp reflects our steadfast commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility. We are committed to continuous improvement of our sustainability strategy, practices, and reporting. Over the last year, we have re-certified our hotels to Green Key standards, improved our environmental data collection methods, expanded our carbon footprint calculations, and continued and created new partnerships with some amazing social enterprises.”

Nadira Lalji, co-founder, Inhabit Hotels, added: “We cherish our planet and believe that hospitality should be a force for good. Together let’s nurture a more responsible and meaningful hospitality experience that not only values the comfort of our guests but also cares for the well-being of our planet, ensuring a sustainable legacy for future generations.”

Inhabit Hotels is part of Montcalm Collection, which features Montcalm Brewery, Montcalm Marble Arch, Montcalm Royal London House, and Montcalm East – part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. 

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