22nd March 2017
In 2016 The Victoria at Holkham joined ‘Green Tourism’; the largest and most established sustainable certification programme in the world. The Victoria’s aim is to achieve an outstanding commitment to working responsibly, ethically and sustainably, contributing to the community and reducing the impact on the environment whilst aiming to be accessible and inclusive to all visitors and staff.
On its first assessment The Victoria Inn has been awarded the highest accolade of a Gold Award in the awards.
The Gold Award recognises:
Achieving the highest standards of sustainability with a strong, broad ethos and excellent practices throughout.
Uses the latest technologies, from LED lighting to efficient boilers and renewables.
Efficient control of resource use and can demonstrate effective monitoring with targets for savings.
Green procurement includes sustainable fish/meat sources, a range of ethical products and working with local suppliers to provide fresh, local and often organic items.
Changes in working practices, bringing significant benefits to the business, community and supply chain.