Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong has been awarded EarthCheck Silver Certified status
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Digg
  • Pinterest
  • Print Friendly
  • reddit
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Tumblr

Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong has been awarded EarthCheck Silver Certified status


Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong Receives EarthCheck Certificate

8 May 2013


Green-chic lifestyle hotel, Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong has once again been recognised by EarthCheck, the world’s leading certifier of travel and tourism organisations, for its commitment to environmental sustainability practices.


The hotel joins industry leaders from over 65 countries in being awarded EarthCheck’s Silver Certified status. To gain this, hotels have to report their environmental footprint to independent auditors and adhere to internationally recognised standards of Best Practice.


“By going through the process of attaining the EarthCheck certificate, we were able to measure the effectiveness of our sustainability practices and review the areas that required further improvement,” says Shaun Campbell, general manager. “Our hotel will continue to build on what we have achieved in the past and embrace green initiatives in all of our daily operations.”


Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong has strived to reduce its carbon emissions and carbon footprint through a wide variety of innovative, environmentally-friendly features, ranging from energy-saving heat pumps to recovering heat from chillers and supplying hot water to guestrooms.  Its organic herb garden provides fresh herbs for its restaurants and bars, menus are on iPads, and food waste and cooking oils are recycled, pioneering these benchmarks for the industry. For guests driving with a green attitude, the hotel steps in as the first hotel in Hong Kong offering to pump up guests’ electrical vehicles for free, at the hotel car park’s electric vehicle charger.


The hotel also partners up with non-profit organisations such as UNICEF, the Hong Kong Playground Association and Half the Sky Foundation to support community development.


For more information on Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong’s Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, visit:

For more information on EarthCheck, visit



For media enquiries and high resolution images, please contact:

Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong
Director of CommunicationsAlka DatwaniT: (852) 3552 3050M: (852) 6398 6403F: (852) 3552 3069

Communications ManagerTitania ShumT: (852) 3552 3057F: (852) 3552 3069

We welcome press releases on the food, wine, travel, and items related to the hospitality industry. We receive emails with more than we can post to our service. If you would like to post a press release, please click the the submission tab to get the form to upload your release. You can also upload three photos. It will go in pending and be scheduled, unless it is unappropriate. This will enable more of you to have your releases up in a timely manner.

Maralyn D. HillThe Epicurean Explorer

International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA)

Board Member, Co-Chair Conference & Media Trip Committee, Past President

Editor-at-Large, CityRoom

Freelance Lifestyle Journalist

Blogs: Where and What in the World & Success with Writing

Follow me: @maralynhill