Category Archives: Insights

The SSA Global Survey

The SSA is undertaking the first-ever Global Survey into sustainability. By collecting a substantial amount of industry-specific data, we will gain important insights into attitudes, knowledge and implementation of sustainability. It is a time of huge global change. We believe that during these difficult times we must not to lose sight of the importance of […]

An interview with Kent Richards – Six Senses pledge no plastic by 2022

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas have been in-operation for over 23 years with a very clear vision to be a luxury resort where guests can reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them. CEO, Neil Jacobs, says it best “Of course hospitality is never just about a place to stay. We want our places […]

The need for a circular economy in the spa industry

What is linear, recycling and circular economy? Simply put; A linear economy is where we make, use and dispose of resources and materials and replace with new. A recycling economy is where we use waste materials and turn them into new materials or objects. A circular economy (or circularity) is one in which we keep resources in […]

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – How do they apply to Spa?

The United Nations is calling on companies to play a big role in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and your business’s operational practices are an important part in reaching this goal. What are the UN SDGs? While we’ve been making unprecedented economic and social gains over the last few decades, that growth […]

Single use PPE. Pollution versus safety, what do the experts say?

It’s easy to get very confused during these unusual times; evaluating everything we touch and feeling embarrassed when we need to cough or sneeze in public. At the same time, we’re being bombarded with so much information from so many channels, that building a well-informed opinion is harder than ever. It’s also to be expected […]

Fashionizer Spa commits to setting new industry standards with sustainability pledge

Celebrating over a decade as a leader in spa uniform design, Fashionizer Spa is extending its journey towards becoming a fully sustainable company in both their products and processes by 2020. At a time when environmental awareness is at the forefront of global conversation, Fashionizer Spa is striving to make every aspect of the uniform […]