IHCL installs over 220 EV charging points across 92 properties
Date: 27 Oct 2022
Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality brand, in line with Paathya,
the company’s ESG+ framework to drive its sustainability and social impact
measures, has installed 224 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at 92 of
its properties. These EV charging points, in collaboration with Tata Power, are
present across various Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta, Ginger and amã Stays &
Trails properties across the country.
Pokhariyal, Executive Vice President – Human Resource, IHCL, stated, “At IHCL,
sustainability is at the core of all that we do. The installation of the EV
charging points is in line with our focus on Environmental Stewardship, which
is one of the key pillars of Paathya. Today, we are seeing a major paradigm
shift across the globe as an increasing number of people are gravitating
towards alternative or less energy-intensive options of transport. At IHCL, we
will continue our endeavour to embrace green sources of energy while making
sustainability measures easily accessible for our customers.”
move is aligned with IHCL's commitment to cater to the evolving needs of its
environmentally conscious customers by reducing their carbon footprint in
travel and assisting in the further adaptation of sustainable means of living.
These chargers can be accessed by the guests staying at various IHCL
properties, allowing them to experience the reliability and worry-free
facility, while discovering breath-taking destinations across the country. With
this initiative, driving vacations in electric vehicles will now be even more
accessible for guests.
a long term vision of driving responsible tourism, IHCL has announced its
sustainability commitments for the year 2030 under Paathya. IHCL will continue
to pioneer sustainable practices in its pursuit towards excellence and creating
benchmark in the tourism industry.