Our Green Pledges

The Langham Shanghai, Xintiandi is committed in ensuring its impact to the environment is minimised by applying aggressive energy saving targets, strict supplier agreements and stern recycling processes to its operation. The hotel measures the results of our commitments with the results of our energy consumption in line with our targets coupled with the benchmarks set by EarthCheck, Green Hotel Shanghai, and Langham Hospitality Group’s ‘Guests of the Earth’ program.


Best Practices

  • “Guests of the Earth” Programme offers a bed linen and towel reuse option for guests
  • CONNECT Conference offers sustainable meeting solution for event planners

Public Area

  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Natural lighting
  • Movement detectors for lighting
  • Energy efficient heating and cooling systems
  • Heat recovery and cogeneration equipment
  • Use of renewable energy
  • Low/dual flush toilets
  • Low flow tap/shower fittings
  • Auto-detect/Waterless urinals
  • Recycle paper/metal/plastics/ glass/cooking oil
  • Used items donation
  • Biodegradable/Ecolabelled cleaning products
  • Biodegradable/Ecolabelled pesticides

Guest Room

  • Guest of the Earth programme (reuse linen and towel)
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Energy efficient heating and cooling systems
  • Low/dual flush toilets
  • Low flow tap/shower fittings
  • Recycling services
  • Used amenities donation
  • Recycled/Ecolabelled paper stationery

Dining and Banquet

  • Recycled/Ecolabelled paper stationery
  • Sustainable food and beverage options
  • Food donation

Our Results

We partner with EarthCheck which offers us a credible independent auditing and monitoring service on our environmental and sustainability performance every year.

The Langham Shanghai, Xintiandi’s Silver EarthCheck Certification pays testament to the continued hotels effort over the year and is a clear indication of the hotel’s strong environmental performance and its commitment to responsible tourism practices.