Posts tagged "1 Promise"

Clean Air & Water Access for All

The past year has played a pivotal role in opening our eyes and hearts to the irrevocable nature of the climate crisis, the ingrained racial injustices of the nation, and the need for intersectionality within the environmental movement. We recognize that the fight for racial justice and the fight against climate change are not separate — they depend on each other.

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Why We Went Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutrality is incredibly in vogue these days amongst the sustainability-savvy. So, there’s no time like the present to talk about what it really means to be carbon neutral and why it’s so important in evaluating corporate responsibility. After all, we hope to empower you to hold corporations accountable in the heat of the climate crisis — ourselves included.

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Want to stop wondering if your individual choices matter for the climate?

Climate change is perhaps the greatest existential challenge to humanity, and it’s essential that we all (individually and collectively) feel empowered to take action to preserve our planet. So what, exactly, can we do this Earth Month to feel like we’re actually making an impact as individuals? Dr.

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Earth Month for All

As we celebrate Earth Month for All, we encourage you to learn,  support, and practice an inclusive environmental movement that amplifies the voices of silenced communities.

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Women in Sustainability

From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsized burden of the global-warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and as the main providers of food and fuel, are more vulnerable when flooding and drought occur. The U.N. estimates that 80% of those who have been displaced by climate change are women.

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Amplify Black Voices

With a powerful HBCU-educated woman in the White House and with growing focus on Black activists, systemic injustice, and the actions needed to rebalance the scales of justice, we want to take this time and space to encourage the following actions to honor Black communities in the US (and around the world) for Black History Month. Now more than ever, it's important to amplify Black voices in activism, art, literature, history, business, and culture.

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What Is Intersectional Environmentalism?

"This is an inclusive version of environmentalism that advocates for both the protection of people and the planet. It identifies the ways in which injustices happening to marginalized communities and the earth are interconnected. It brings injustices done to the most vulnerable communities, and the earth, to the forefront and does not minimize or silence social inequality. Intersectional environmentalism advocates for justice for people and the planet."

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Staying Sustainable During the Holidays

As the year comes to a close and we collectively reach a time of reflection, we focus not on what might have been but express gratitude for what we have and celebrate what truly matters. During the holidays, it’s easy to get carried away with gift giving to celebrate loved ones. This year, we offer a slightly different mindful gifting guide to help you celebrate as safely and sustainably as possible.

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Vote for Our Planet, Part 2

At 1 Hotels, we know that protecting the natural world is essential to our own existence and to the protection of all communities. Knowing how to vote to protect the planet isn’t as easy as it should be, so we want to do our part to make it a little bit easier. Last month, we shared the importance of voting for our planet and urged you to get out and vote.

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Vote for Our Planet

It matters at federal, state, and local levels. Most important, your vote can make a monumental difference – to every blade of grass, mountain trail, ocean wave, flower bed, rock formation, mossy forest, and shimmering lake. When you vote, you are voting for the very planet that sustains us, gives us breath, and nurtures us.

The Time is Now...

to take as remarkable care of our earth as she does of us. To vote thoughtfully, with the best interests of our environment at heart. And to participate in elections at all levels of government. Here's why:

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