Posts tagged "1 Promise"

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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Compost at Home

Compost is a mix of organic materials that gets added to soil to help plants grow. We at 1 Hotels are always focused on protecting our planet, and we have remained dedicated to composting at all our hotels. In addition to enriching our soil, suppressing plant disease, reducing the need for chemical fertilizers, and encouraging the production of beneficial bacteria and fungi, composting reduces methane emissions and ultimately lowers our collective carbon footprint. Here, we’re sharing advice from our in-house experts on how to effectively compost at home in a few easy steps.

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Pathwater x 1 Hotels

Pathwater’s story began in 2015 after reading a shocking stat: by the year 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish. With the average person drinking 156 bottles of water per year, the founders of Pathwater required both a change in how bottles are manufactured and a change in how people consume. With a mission to make the future sustainable, Pathwater offers a coupled solution of electrolyte-enhanced still, alkaline, and sparkling water in aluminum refilled bottles.

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Fellows for the Future

The 1 Hotels Fellowship at E2 was created in partnership with the NRDC to support and invest in young entrepreneurs who seek to address pressing environmental issues through projects that benefit both the economy and our planet. Selected fellows receive $20,000 each and work with E2 team members and advocates to design and implement their projects. 

E2 is a national, nonpartisan group of business leaders, investors, and professionals who advocate for smart climate policies that benefit the economy and the environment. 

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