Michaela Ritter, from Skal Wien, operates the Boutique Hotel Stadthalle (Michaela Reitterer, Austria), an eco-hotel defined as a “passive house” – a standard describing the energy efficiency of a building that reduces its carbon footprint.
She has been awarded the Generali Group “Sustainability Heroes” award in Brussels being selected by over 6000 candidates. SME EnterPRIZE is Generali’s initiative to promote a culture of sustainability among European SMEs. It aims to inspire small and medium-sized enterprises to develop sustainable business models and stimulate public debate on the issue of sustainability. More information on the prize is here.
The Zero Waste project is the best practice for which Skal Europe is granting the Sustainability and Quality Award. The program is fully described in 6 articles that can be found here.