The Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo-Media City
Being regularly re-certified by Green Globe, The Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo-Media City has proved its commitment to the environment and conservation with an outstanding performance in incorporating values and principles of sustainability excellence in all its operations, making positive contributions to the community and the environment.
Conservation programs such as environmental protection, waste management and recycling, reduction of water consumption through installation of low-flow fixtures and de-chlorination to irrigate trees, use of energy-efficient lighting, linen and towel reuse options as well as applying a purchasing policy which gives preferences to goods and services with the least possible environment impacts are rigorously undertaken.
The hotel also sources a great deal of food locally to reduce its carbon footprint and as well grows its own sprouts, making home-made jams and preserves that are served in its food outlets. This does not only ensure fresher food, but also provides an important investment in the local economy.
Various corporate social responsibilities (CSR) activities are also conducted to support the local community in which it operates; blood donation campaigns, food drives, charity contributions and donations are some of the practices that the hotel adopts.
Laundry and housekeeping departments at Mövenpick Hotel & Casino Cairo-Media City use 100% eco-friendly detergents and cleaning products throughout the hotel. The property also reduced its energy consumption by installing a motion light system and changing to LED lighting.
Furthermore, sustainability awareness and regular training is provided for employees to better understand the philosophy behind “sustainable business”, the goals the hotel is aiming for and how to achieve them.