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Eric Ricaurte

Founder at Greenview

Eric Ricaurte

Eric Ricaurte is the founder of Greenview, an international consultancy helping travel and tourism catalyze innovation and best practice through strategy, programs, data management, and reporting. With 20 years of hands-on experience, Eric is a frequent speaker, convener, and researcher on the topic of sustainability, having launched several collaborative industry initiatives. Eric earned a B.S. from Cornell University and a M.S. in Tourism & Travel Management from New York University. He is a member of the International Standards Working Group of the GSTC. He has held a research fellowship at the Cornell University and has been an adjunct instructor at the New York University.

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Hygiene and Sustainability: How to make both work?

Whilst we are seeing an increase in some types of SUP due to COVID-19 (hopefully temporarily), we are also suggesting to accommodation providers that this is a great time to break some old habits, particularly around hotel room amenities.

Environmental and Social Resilience Trends

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Hotel Sustainability: Top 3 Technologies to Implement in 2020

I believe solar PV systems should be a high priority, to relieve dependence on fossil fuels while reducing Opex. I'll go with waste heat recovery, IE using a heat exchanger to preheat water entering hot water tanks, by using the exhaust heat from either HVAC or diesel generators, etc.

Benchmarking Index 2019: Carbon, Energy, and Water

The sixth annual Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking study finds that participating hotels generally have continued to reduce their energy and water use, although the energy intensity recorded by luxury hotels continues to be relatively high.

Climate Emergency And The Hospitality Industry: Are We On Track?

Here are a couple of thoughts from my perspective: Too much opacity in the brand-ownership model. Brands make the commitments with little or no teeth at the operational/ownership level.
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