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Our hotel projects

Our commitment to environmental and social responsibility has a multifaceted approach, find out more about our holistic dedication to creating a positive impact on both the environment and the community below. 

The bigger picture

How We Tread Right (HWTR) is TTC's five-year sustainability strategy, which guides the way we operate and the projects we support through The TreadRight Foundation. HWTR identifies the issues impacting the health of our world and presents eleven strategic goals that guide our sustainability initiatives at Red Carnation Hotels. This video summarises our focus areas, how the strategy is embedded into our business, and how this aligns with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

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Climate change is directly linked to an increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the atmosphere resulting from human activity. It is all of our responsibility to reduce our emissions as much as possible, and support the transition to a low-carbon future.

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Goal 1

Goal 1

Reach Net Zero GHG emissions across the value chain across the value chain by 2050 from a 2019 baseline year.

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Goal 2

Goal 2

Source 50% of our electricity sources from renewable resources by 2025. 

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Our beehives

Our beehives are a key sustainability project at Ashford Castle. Thanks to their pollinating efforts, these wondrous little workers support the verdant environment of our 800-acre estate, and help our trees, plants, and other little creatures flourish.