Sustainability – Carbon Neutral Winter Holiday Packages - environmentally friendly holiday deals.
Unique to the Alps, 5 carbon neutral winter packages for skiing and hiking holidays are offered during the winter holiday season. The background, how it works and the concrete measures for implementing these carbon neutral winter holidays are explained in more detail in a study.
Sustainability – In 2007 Basel was awarded the
"European Energy Award Gold"
for its advanced commitment to sustainable energy policy. This is the highest certification that Energy Cities can obtain.
Respecting the environment – Concern for environmentally friendly development was already shown in the construction of buildings (in the years 1979 to 1981) by connecting them to the urban gas works district heating system. Inspired by sustainable development, the complex converted to environmentally friendly, future-oriented waste management in 1992, requiring its exhibitors and their stand builders to sort their waste and charging them according to the polluter pays principle (a value of almost 80% recycled goods is achieved). More
Sustainability – Saas-Fee: Ferienart Resort & Spa: The Ferienart Resort & Spa is committed to environmental sustainability, and applies this actively in its day-to-day business. An eco-team monitors the implementation of all proposals and their effectiveness. First Green Switzerland Award won in 2009 for projects that will benefit future generations. Obtains green power (electricity produced from renewable energy sources) from the Grisons. Received various other eco-awards (6th Capricorn, Milestone Special Award for Sustainability, one of the world's best Green Hotels, chosen by “Finanz & Wirtschaft” Deluxe and many more).