Preserve our heritage, care for the future
As a historical five-star luxury hotel in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam is dedicated to providing exceptional service while maintaining the highest standards of environmental sustainability and social responsibility. The Grand actively implements and prioritises environmental, social, and governance principles.
With an Environmental and Energy Management System that adheres to national and international standards, The Grand is committed to reducing its environmental impact through sustainable initiatives and ongoing improvements. The hotel is dedicated to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions and supporting, employing and empowering local communities. Beyond agreeing with Accor’s environmental and ethical guidelines¹, The Grand strives to become a pioneer in luxurious sustainability.
The Grand’s efforts include but are not limited to reducing waste, optimising energy and water usage, sourcing sustainable products, promoting diversity and inclusion and engaging in responsible community development. The hotel has banned single-use plastic and introduced compostable amenities, while also focusing on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and waste management.
To improve in the long run, The Grand is part of sustainability groups that share the need to improve: these groups allow us to share best practices and assist each other in various domains.
As a responsible corporate business, The Grand is committed to transparency and reporting its sustainability efforts. The hotel is overseen by a Sustainability Coordinator and is committed to achieving international best practices in sustainability.
The Grand’s efforts were acknowledged by external certifications, such as the highest level of Green Key standard (Gold), the platinum status by Accor, the EHMA sustainability award by Diversey and the bronze Earth Check certification.
Corporate Social Responsibility at The Grand