Healthy well-being comes together in many areas, because a healthy environment is the central component of holistic health promotion. Sustainable management means prioritizing environmental protection measures as well as sustainable health care and constantly developing in this direction. Hotels certified with GreenSign Health stand for environmentally conscious, sustainable and healthier facilities and operations. They meet the most important criteria for providing low-pollutant, low-emission and hygienic experiences for their employees, guests, partners and investors.
The GreenSign Health certification was developed by the GreenSign Institute in close cooperation with the Sentinel Haus Institute. Peter Bachmann is the pioneer for healthy and sustainable construction. Together with Suzann Heinemann, they make no compromises when it comes to health and well-being.
„For me, sustainability and health absolutely belong together. We want to give our guests and employees safety.”
Why hotels should get certified for health and sustainability?
GreenSign Health is an add-on module for sustainably certified GreenSign Hotels. Certified hotels take responsibility for the health of their guests and employees and thus also for their safety and well-being.
A GreenSign Health certification is also possible if your hotel is not yet GreenSign certified. However, since Health is based on Hotel, we recommend you to do both certifications. With the help of the certification catalog you can get inspired for further health measures.
GreenSign Health looks at the following areas in your hotel:
Indoor air quality
Use of low-emission products
After a successful certification process, the GreenSign Institute and the Sentinel Haus Institute award the GreenSign Health sustainability certificate. The certification identifies possible weaknesses and potential for improving health performance. Recertification takes place after three years with a new on-site audit. Furthermore, we support you in achieving a better perception among guests, new target groups and stakeholders.
3 steps to GreenSign Health certification.
By filling out and submitting the application form, GreenSign Institute will receive your request directly. You will quickly receive an application confirmation by e-mail with an offer. We will also be happy to answer your questions by phone or video call.
After signing the contract we will send you further information and access to the certification tool. In the next step, you can fill out the catalog directly online.
The actual certification process begins with the self-evaluation of the company when filling out the certification catalog.
The nearly 50 criteria of the Health Certification comprise seven core areas and follow recognized frameworks. They are answered according to the current ACTUAL state in the hotel.
All hotels finally undergo an inspection in the form of an on-site audit. After a successful certification process, the GreenSign Institute awards the GreenSign Health sustainability certificate including a certificate.
The certification takes place for three years and enables transparent documentation and authentic communication of the health-promoting, sustainable commitment for the period.
The Hotel Schwarzwald Panorama in Bad Herrenalb, Baden-Württemberg, has already had GreenSign sustainability certification since 2019 and was able to achieve a rare level 5 out of 5. As the first hotel certified with GreenSign Health, it also takes responsibility for a healthy working and vacation environment for its employees and guests.
“Ultimately, everything that surrounds living organisms, humans, animals and our entire environment affects their and our health. […]
GreenSign Health certification provides us with tools to identify these pollutants and form measures to reduce them. In this way, we not only achieve a healthier quality of life for everyone and better working conditions for our employees, but also incidentally increase the quality of sleep and stay of our guests. I am therefore very happy about this new opportunity and congratulate the initiators on this valuable and sensible step.“
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