Sustainability

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With education as the primary focus of our business activity, Chartwells is committed to fostering and promoting sustainable business principles to our clients and customers.  Our associates will lead by example through activities that minimize our impact on the environment by practicing the 3Rs, with a primary focus on reduction.  Our programs will include the necessary information to encourage informed choices on both the food we conserve, and the ways we interact with the natural environment.  Charitable donations, funding scholarship and bursaries, and active volunteerism by our associate are just some of the ways that Chartwells re-invests in our communities. 

Chartwells sustainability initiatives focus on four key areas:

Environment

Minimize our impact ont he environment with primary focus on REDUCTION.  Our approach is to bring awareness and education and implement best practices were viable for waste management, water conservation, energy efficiency, and pollution control. 

Purchasing Initiatives
Encourage responsible and sustainable practices in our supply chains.  Our purchasing initiatives provide food choices which celebrate flavor, affirm cultural traditions and support local communities, and include local purchasing, fair trade coffee and sustainable seafood programs. 

Chartwells in the Community

Support and encourage charitable initiatives and community reinvestment with out associates and partners corporately and locally where we do business. 

Nutrition & Wellness
Provide programs and education that foster and promote healthful, productive workplaces and communities for the benefit of our associates and guest.  Program include Balanced Choices, our healthy lifestyles nutrition program, and healthy work place reward and development program.