Sustainable Partnerships

We have a number of partnerships which are sustainable, from standard Red Carnation partnerships such as Belu water to our partnership with The Victoria Business Improvement District, supporting and encouraging the ‘Clean and Green’ initiatives, we take pride in partnering with sustainable businesses.

Working Together

Me to We

Me to We

ME To WE is part of WE, a family of organizations making doing good, doable. WE is made up of WE Charity, empowering domestic and international change. A social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to help directly benefit their local communities and the world, their teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,000 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education.

The new chocolate bars to be sold in the hotels have been voted the best chocolate in Ecuador. It is ethically sourced, benefits cacao farmers and gives back to WE Village communities – supporting education, health and food programming.

Recorked UK

Recorked UK

We donate our corks to the UK’s leading natural wine cork recycling program.

The corks are resold with a % going to nominated charities, as well as being donated to good causes and schools to use in craft projects.

The Passage Charity

The Passage Charity

We have a partnership with The Passage Charity to set up volunteering opportunities and internships in The Rubens Kitchen. The charity aims to provide support to homeless people to restart their lives with new opportunities. In October 2018 we donated 15 bags of second-hand goods on a clothing drive. 

Kidscape

Kidscape

A charity based in Victoria, which was the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. They are a small organisation with far-reaching influence, committed to sharing their insights and techniques with other organisations and individuals all over the world.

The mission of Kidscape is to ensure children live in a safe and nurturing environment. By providing training, support and advice to children, parents, schools and those in professional contact with young people, they enable them to gain knowledge and develop the confidence and skills to challenge abuse and bullying in all its forms.

The support provided ranges from the provision of meeting room space for team-building events, brain-storming and executive meetings, to a meal at Christmas to thank the staff, and making the occasional room available for victims of bullying coming to London for a treat.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

Regular donations of worn linen and towels are donated to the Salvation Army.

Victoria BID

Victoria BID

The Victoria Business Improvement District – We are Working closely with The Victoria Business Improvement District (BID), to support their "Clean and Green", "Public Realm", and "Destination Victoria" initiatives. Employees volunteer with Victoria BID Street Cleaning Team to litter pick a few times a year. 

Green Gin Experiences

Gin Experience at the Rubens

Green gin experiences- Our "Green" aspect to the bar "Gin Experience" involves 5 special Gins, which donate part-proceeds to a charity Partnership with a local Westminster Charity who provide support service for those seeking employment.

Springboard

Springboard

Springboard- Is a charity that promotes the hospitality and tourism industry in a socially responsible way and is helping young people achieve their potential within the industry.

The Tree of Hope

Tree of Hope

The tree of hope is another partnership that we support, which is a charity offering healthcare for sick children and support for their families.

CRU Kafe

CRU Kafe

We currently use CRU Kafe, an environmentally conscious supplier of coffee capsules in our nespresso machines.

The Starlight Foundation

Starlight Foundation

The Starlight Children’s Foundation creates moments of joy and comfort for seriously and terminally ill hospitalized kids and their families. Here at the hotel we place a discretionary £1 donation to each guests final room bill and The Milestone matches this donation for this wonderful charity.

Belu

Belu

Red Carnation Hotels is proud to use Belu Water throughout their hotels.  Belu is the UK’s most eco-friendly bottled water brand and works closely with the charity WaterAid.