Sustainability is at the forefront of the ongoing efforts at Taal Vista Hotel. With over eighty years of commitment to redefining guest experiences, Taal Vista Hotel is truly proud to participate in sustainable initiatives and create a greener environment.
Taal Vista Hotel actively contributes to sustainability initiatives through the seven Green Goals which covers Consumption, Diversion, Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG), Sustainable Tourism, Water, Diversity and Equal Opportunity which are evident in the property including MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events) events.
1. Implementation of Sustainable Diner which successfully addressed food waste management to 58% lower from baseline data in 2019.
2. Plastic refusal program which is the replacement of all single-use plastics in hotel operations which decreased usage from 59% to 45% in 2019.
1. Green Restoration Program which is a recycling program for solid waste was able to achieve 81% plastic recycling and 85% for paper recycling.
2. The Giving Garden Program where most of the food waste are composted and used in the organic herb and vegetable garden
3. Launched TelaTales in partnership with Zarah Juan and Bahay Kalingap, which aims to repurpose preloved clothes and discarded hotel linen.
1. Conversion of light bulbs to LED which resulted to a 37% reduction of electricity consumption per cover (kWh/cover) and 20% reduction in electricity consumption per sqm (kWh/sqm), both from baseline data in 2019.
Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG)
1. Completion of training of Taal Vista Hotel engineering team on the resource efficiency tool developed by the UNEP
2. GHG emission per cover (TonsCO2e/cover) has a total of 59% reduction from baseline data in 2019
3. GHG emission per area (TonsCO2e/sqm) has a total of 48% reduction from baseline data in 2019
1. Through the Green Procurement Program, a total of 277 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were supported
2. Veranda Restaurant is National Ecolabelling Programme – Green Choice Philippines (NELP-GCP) certified, wherein 34% of its ala carte menu is locally-sourced.
3. We are recognized by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) because of our eco programs and long-term partnerships.
4. Workforce is composed of 91% local hires in Tagaytay City.
1. Recycles 50% effluent water and used in landscape maintenance.
Diversity and Equal Opportunity
2. Women executives comprise 50% of the workforce.
3. There are 23% women in male-dominated departments, which equates to 11% of the total workforce.
These accomplishments reflect Taal Vista Hotel’s commitment to sustainability and ongoing efforts to contribute to a more environmentally responsible and inclusive future. Through strong dedication and actions, we are making a positive impact on local communities and the environment.