Social, health and safety - Quality employment - Environment and climate - Local and socially responsible economy - Sustainable, successful management
Welcome to the Geneva Hostel ! Make the most of your stay in our responsible establishment.
On behalf of the Geneva Youth Hostel Association’s committee, we would like to wish you a great stay with us, and we encourage you to help us build a more responsible world. Please join in with our efforts by adopting the environmentally friendly actions that we suggest in the pages that follow.
Looking to the world is our vocation ! 171 countries visited us in 2015
We have been privileged to receive several certification marks Quality, environment, climate protection, sustainable development
We have low energy consumption While helping the environment
Our power comes from 100% renewable energy sources Almost one quarter is generated in our canton
We do all laundry on site So we avoid making numerous journeys
Reducing waste and increasing its value To cut down on material waste
Procurement Reducing impact throughout the lifecycle
Food Towards local and organic produce
By bike, on foot or by public transport We minimise our carbon footprint when we travel
Service quality and sustainable development: a shared responsibility Our employees seek improvement for all
A climate-neutral hotel We calculate, reduce and neutralise our carbon emissions
We support the development of clean energy Our residual carbon is offset by supporting the construction of biodigesters for rural families in India
Looking to the future To keep on doing better
Competition You could win one of 50 Swiss knives !