PVL: Best Green Biz Award Winner!
Pemberton Valley Lodge is very honoured to be the winner of the 2012 Small Business BC 'Green Business' award. The Lodge was one of ten worthy businesses under final consideration for the award.
David MacKenzie, Pemberton Valley Lodge's General Manager (shown left), notes "We have made a real commitment to following green practices as part of our core business strategy.
To be recognized this way is affirmation of the fine work by all of our staff, management and guests."
Pemberton Valley Lodge has also been awarded a FOUR key rating by the "Green Key Eco-Rating Program".
"While winning awards is a very nice recognition we're committed to a green program regardless of any accolades because it's good business strategy, good for our environment and our local community" adds MacKenzie.
"The Pemberton Valley is a good example of how business can
align environmental responsibility with core strategy and business
Jeff Chiu, Business Development & Partnership Manager, BC Hydro
"David sees the economics and costs savings in striving to be a
more 'green' hospitality business. Pemberton Valley Lodge has
championed their environmental commitment not only from ownership
and management but also through staff engagement and involvement.
They have implemented initiatives toward energy efficiencies in
almost every area of their operations."
Richard Sagan, Client Services Coordinator, Small Business BC
"The Pemberton Valley Lodge clearly views sustainability as a
key business strategy. Their attention to detail and continued
improvement over the years makes them an excellent recipient of the
Lyle Perry, Client Advisor, Climate Smart
"All applicants for the Green award were impressive in their dedication to reducing their environment footprint. The Pemberton Valley Lodge was the most organized in outlining their various programs and efficiencies in all their reduction programs."
Gary Webb, Business Service Officer, Small Business BC
Posted: Wednesday, February 29, 2012