Contributor Herbert Hamele
Country Netherlands
  • ETGG2030-GP
Postal address Pettelaarpark 90, 5216 PH, S HERTOGENBOSCH, Netherlands
Release date 08/04/2022
Landscape type Rural
  • Good Governance & CSR
GSTC Criteria for Industry
  • A1 Sustainability management system
  • A4 Staff engagement
  • B1 Community support
  • B2 Local employment
  • B7 Decent work
  • D1.4 Water conservation
  • D2.2 Transport
Marketplace category Accommodation Providers Accommodation Providers
Type Best Practice Business (Best Practice Business)
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Protected areas nearby:

Historic centre of den Bosch

Certifying body:

Green Globe


Outstanding contributions

The Mövenpick Hotel is located at the waterfront of Lake Provinciehuis just outside the historical city centre of den Bosch. The 4-star hotel was recently renovated and provides a base for business travellers and leisure guests.  The hotel is certified by Green Globe and follows systems for energy, water and waste management.  Guests are encouraged to hire bikes to explore the many cycling routes in the area.

The Mövenpick ‘S-Hertogenbosch is involved with various social sustainability initiatives with its employees and wider community. Training is provided for local communities to develop a qualified local labour force. Disadvantaged young people are given the chance to explore different professions within the hotel, such as working in the kitchen, as a waiter and in reception. Secondary school pupils and students are welcomed to do hospitality work experience.  Through the Kilo of Kindness campaign, Mövenpick Hotels provides clothes and toys to underprivileged children and support to the Voedselbank (foodbank) in ‘S-Hertogenbosch.  The hotel supports WWF and the Natuurmonumenten programme in the management of nature reserves and wildlife. Through the Litre for a Litre project, water saved by the hotel is measured and an equal amount is donated to people in developing countries, amounting to 90m litres in the last five years.

Key SDGs related to this action


See: Tourism for SDGs - Recommendations for Companies