Atlanta–based mattress major Simmons Bedding Co. has joined the Hospitality Sustainable Purchasing Consortium. The consortium is a group of hospitality industry members—from property owners to suppliers, as well as sustainability experts—brought together by New York–based MindClick SGM, a sustainability research and consulting firm. The group’s goal is to create a Hospitality Sustainable Purchasing Index that will be “a repository of supplier performance in the areas of corporate social responsibility and product and environmental sustainability,” according to the organization. For more information, check the consortium’s website at www.hspiconsortium.com.
November 1, 2011