We Care

The threat posed by climate change and the need to preserve natural resources are some of the most important issues facing us today. At The Old Government House Hotel & Spa, we are keenly aware of our responsibility to confront these problems head-on, and have instituted a Green Team to investigate and implement the ways we can contribute to this global process.

We are committed to our community and dedicated to social responsibility. Supporting local charities, conservation, preservation, nature, heritage and green initiatives including the personal development of each member of the Red Carnation team, is at the heart of everything we do.



Our Initiatives

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Last Straw Campaign

Plastic straws are one of many types of plastic polluting our earth and harming our wildlife. We are passionate about eradicating single use plastics. The campaign strives to educate the public about its effects on our health, our environment, and our oceans.

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Guernsey Cheshire Home

Guernsey’s Cheshire Home provides care and opportunity for people with serious physical disabilities. This home is a unique facility which has been in operation for more than 30 years. We help fundraise for Cheshire Home by adding a £1 optional charge to guest's bills that goes towards the home.
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GSPCA Animal Shelter

GSPCA has been caring for animals in Guernsey for 45 years, they are one of the many charity organisations that the Old Government House Hotel & Spa volunteers within the local community. We ensure that we do our bit to help care for the local Guernsey community and its animals.
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WE Charity

ME To WE is part of WE, a family of organizations making doing good, doable. WE is made up of WE Charity, empowering domestic and international change. We sell ME To WE chocolates in every hotel to help a social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to help directly benefit their local communities and the world.
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Sustainable luxury

With the subject of climate change on everyone’s mind, ethical travel is of ever increasing significance. It’s important to be aware of the small changes that can be made to avoid potentially detrimentally affecting local habitats. If you’d like to be a jet-setter with a conscience, discover how you can travel responsibly with eco-sensibilities in mind.
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Sustainability Committee

Red Carnation Hotels supports and encourages a wide selection of green initiatives and is fully committed to sustainability. Our Sustainability Committee is led by Victoria Tollman (Director of The Travel Corporation, Red Carnation Hotels and the Bouchard Finlayson winery) and Red Carnation's Managing Director Jonathan Raggett.

Projects and progress

Earth Day
Happy Earth Day

Managing Director Jonathan Raggett, shares his thoughts and reflections on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

22nd April 2020

Single Use Plastic
Eliminating single use plastic in hospitality

Red Carnation Hotels paves the way for a more sustainable, plastic-free future.

09th April 2020

Mountain view
Paradise lost & found: reflections on Earth Month

Chief TreadRight and Sustainability Officer Shannon Guihan, reflects on travel during the current global crisis. 

09th April 2020

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