With the goal of creating a more sustainable environment, we've committed to six vital eco-friendly initiatives that are in alignment with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are aimed at improving our society.
Our plastic bottle cap collection system helps contribute to children's vaccination efforts around the world.
We utilize LED lighting in our lobbies, public spaces, guest rooms, restaurants, kitchens, and offices.
Automated hand washing sinks have been installed in the common areas for both guests and staff, as well as in the kitchen, to conserve water.
We've digitized all internal documents to reduce and minimize the use of paper.
Guests who choose not to use certain amenities (such as disposable toothbrushes and razors) can turn in their "Green Coins" to our coin collection stand at the front desk. The number of coins accumulated over time will be donated to a fund that contributes to environmental conservation activities.
When guests opt out of cleaning services or bed linen changes for a consecutive number of nights during their stay, a portion of the linen expenses will be donated to a fund that contributes to environmental conservation activities.
The amenities we offer are now made out of environmentally friendly materials.
To further reduce the amount of plastic we use, all plastic water bottles that were previously provided in our guest rooms have been replaced with water dispensers.
In its place, we've introduced a biomass alternative to minimize our plastic consumption.
We've switched to wooden cutlery instead.
Our delicious menu sources ingredients from Osaka and its neighboring regions.
As part of our involvement with the NO-FOODLOSS PROJECT, a national campaign by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, we've minimized food waste by reducing the surplus at our hotel buffets and providing alternative menu options.
We have our own dedicated fire department team and conduct monthly emergency disaster drills to prepare for a variety of situations.
Additionally, we participate in joint drills and attend educational sessions led by the local fire department every six months.
Our kitchens undergo monthly sanitation inspections, and we regularly provide feedback to enhance food safety practices.
Our hotel collects a portion of the accommodation fee and contributes an equal or greater amount to various relief funds.
On the morning following Halloween, hotel staff and even guests work together to clean up the area around the hotel.
Together with neighboring businesses and the rest of the Shimaya/Konohana district, we participate in joint monthly cleanup efforts, such as clearing abandoned bicycles in front of the train station and picking up trash.
An important objective of ours is to cultivate a workplace environment where our employees can comfortably balance their work responsibilities with their childcare needs.
As of July 2023, our team proudly comprises of staff members from four different countries: Korea, China, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
We conduct annual health checkups, employee satisfaction surveys, and stress assessments to ensure the mental and physical well-being of our staff.