Sustainability Actions

Sustainability Mission Statement of The FOTA COLLECTION

Fota Island Resort recognises that it has a responsibility to the environment. Our aim is to comply with, and exceed where possible, our company’s legal obligations and codes of practice. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance. This is an integral part of our business strategy and operating methods. We hope to inspire our customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders to follow this example.

Our aim is for the Fota Island Resort Sustainability & Environmental Policy to be embedded in our corporate culture.



Compliance and Adherence to local, national, and international laws and regulations in relation to Land, Property, Construction, Built Environment, Health & Safety, Water, Waste, Wastewater & FOGS, Gas & F-Gas, Fire, Environmental, and Energy

Room renovation projects and application of sustainability principles

Analysing current and past performance

Sustainable sourcing and use of Housekeeping products

Housekeeping conservation practices and guest engagement

Shoreline Clean-Ups- organised to clean up the shorelines of Fota Island particularly on the southern shores where the most amount of plastics and debris get washed up

Provision of locally and ethically sourced goods and services

Maintaining and enhancing the natural amenity and biodiversity by maintaining a continual programme of tree planting and participating in the “All-Ireland Pollinator Plan”

Reducing pesticide usage on the Fota Island Resort three golf courses

Maintaining a wild-flower meadow and encouraging plants and grasses to grow alongside the Fota Island Resort golf courses

Planting pollinating friendly plants and shrubs across Fota Island Resort as part of the ongoing woodland replenishment programme

Installation of beehives in various locations

The Fota Island Adventure Centre implements a “Leave No Trace” policy


We aim to minimise the use of paper in the office

We are reducing packaging as much as possible

We seek to buy recycled and recyclable paper products

We will reuse and recycle all paper where possible

Member of Repak

Part of a continuous tree planting programme

Energy & Water

HECHP in operation in both hotels

Participation in DSU Scheme

LED Lighting upgrades across the properties

Refrigeration upgrades projects during renovation works to increase energy efficiencies and water usage & dependence

Water Management Action Plan

Installed E-Car Charge Points – Fleet management

Cloud-based data system that allows for significant benefits to power/energy consumption

Certified Water Steward Training

Energia 100% Green Energy Compliance certified- Fota Island Resort is certified powered by 100% renewable energy


Undertaking of occupier satisfaction surveys designed to improve health and well-being

Ensuring compliance with human rights and labour standards

Green travel plans thereby aiding the reduction in an organisation’s carbon footprint and reducing congestion.

“Bike to Work” scheme to reduce carbon footprint

Providing training and awareness for occupiers in all areas of sustainability

Introduce reusable keep cups for employees to reduce paper cups use

Waste management training for employees



Fota Island Resort Sustainability Actions

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