Diversey announces worldwide partnership agreement with Green Globe

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A leading global provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation, and hygiene solutions, and Green Globe Certification, the premier worldwide certification label for sustainable management of the travel and tourism industry, today announced a new global alliance to expand the availability of sustainability assessments and certifications under the Green Globe Certification seal.

Under the terms of the alliance, Diversey will assist its customers in the lodging industry to prepare for the Green Globe audit process and provide consulting on sustainable business operations to help them achieve the Green Globe seal. Green Globe Certification will promote use of Diversey’s sustainable products and provide consulting on their use. Additionally, Diversey’s major business operations around the world will be certified under the Green Globe seal.

The Green Globe seal is an independent recognition of sustainability management excellence, based on internationally-accepted standards. According to Green Globe, lodging facilities that are certified by the organisation have an average of 3 to 7 percent higher occupancy rates; 7 to 11 percent lower operating costs; and 68 percent greater market visibility among environmentally-conscious patrons.For the territories of Sri Lanka and Maldives, STING Consultants are the designated auditors for Green Globe certification.

Green Globe Certification is the worldwide sustainability system based on internationally-accepted criteria for sustainable operation and management of travel and tourism businesses. Operating under a worldwide licence, Green Globe Certification is based in California, USA, and is represented in over 83 countries. Green Globe is the only certification brand to be an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), is partly owned by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and a member of the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) governing council.

Diversey, Inc. is committed to a cleaner, healthier future. Its products, systems, and expertise make food, drink, and facilities safer and more hygienic for consumers and for building occupants.

With sales into more than 175 countries, Diversey is a leading global provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions.

The company serves customers in the building management, lodging, food service, retail, health care, and food and beverage sectors. Diversey is headquartered in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, USA. Diversey, Inc. was formerly JohnsonDiversey, Inc.