Sustainability actions at César Ritz Colleges


Reaching the highest level of sustainability

Le Bouveret Campus
green globe approved

Proud to be Green Globe certified

Our mission as a higher education institution is to shape future generations and to lead by example. Sustainability is essential for the future of hospitality, and we are proud to be an official member of Green Globe, the highest standard for sustainability worldwide. César Ritz Colleges Switzerland (Le Bouveret campus) became a Green Globe certified member in 2021. With this recognition, we aim to provide world-class education in hospitality and business, while managing our impact on the environment and teaching our students the sustainability practices that they can bring with them into their future careers.

We are committed to


Sustainable Management

We are committed to developing standard procedures to:

  • Ensure staff development through continuous training
  • Measure customer satisfaction
  • Provide students with world-class education in hospitality and business
  • Ensure legal compliance in all of our business operations


Social & Economic Sustainability

We engage with the local community and uphold our cultural heritage by:

  • Working with local businesses
  • Hiring locally
  • Using fair trade products
  • Providing employee protection
  • Implementing a code of conduct for staff and students
  • Preserving the unique historical aspects of the original architecture
  • Developing the curriculum in partnership with local producers

Honey Harvest Workshop

Environmental Sustainability

To reduce waste, we've integrated the following up-cycling and recycling practices:

  • Establishing a purchasing policy, including consumable goods
  • Reducing energy, water, greenhouse, and gas emissions
  • Implementing a comprehensive waste management procedure to plan
  • Preserving nature in and around campus

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What really makes a difference is a change in mindset and a fundamental transformation within the internal structure of the school

Sylvana Navarro

Assistant Dean

How we practice sustainability on campus

Bee Conservation

Have you met our bees yet? Buzzing around on campus, they make our learning experience just a little sweeter.

Soap ProductionSustainable Caviar
Honey harvest workshop crcs
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