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Green Key Eco-Rating

Certification with Green Key Eco-Rating demonstrates your hotel or lodging facility’s commitment to improving environmental and social performance, enabling you to compete more effectively.

Certification you can trust.

The sustainable certification program of choice for the North American hospitality industry is Green Key Global’s Eco-Rating Program graduated rating system. As the only environmental certification designed for the hotel and meeting industry, the program offers members valuable tools and individual guidance on how to manage and improve their property’s environmental performance.

With the Eco-Rating Program, you can reduce utility consumption, waste, and emissions, improve employee training, customer engagement, supply chain management, community involvement, and much more through environmental audits and performance reports. In addition, your hotel and meeting presence will be increased on industry partner websites through our hotel and meeting directory.

How do hotels earn their certification?

A Green Key Eco-Rating certification is awarded to hotels that have completed and are up to date with Green Key Global’s assessment and audit process. The assessment analyses a property’s efforts to respect and protect the environment and local communities and provides personalized tips on how to improve by upgrading equipment, systems, standards, and operations.

Hotels that have been awarded a Green Key Global eco-rating must retake the assessment every three years in order for their certification to remain valid In addition, all members get access to tips tools, resources, education, and vetted vendors that ensure their hotel stays on a continuous path toward improving their eco-rating.

Learn more about the process of Green Key Global certification.
Download the full information sheet.

Green Key Global is a leading international environmental certification body, recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC), offering standardized programs and resources designed specifically for the hotel and meetings industries.

Learn how to improve environmental and fiscal performance

Join the Green Key Eco-Rating Program today and become a leader in sustainable hospitality!

Eco-Rating Pricing





$500/3 years

$500/3 years

for virtual audits

$2,500/3 years*

$2,500/3 years*

for in-person audits



for additional audits

*Depending on travel costs

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