Joie de Vivre Hotels
Founded in 1987 by entrepreneur Chip Conley, San Francisco-based Joie de Vivre is known for creating some of the most innovative hospitality services and products and designing one-of-a-kind boutique hotels, restaurants and spas. Joie de Vivre currently operates more than 30 boutique hotels in California with expansion outside of California starting in the Fall of 2011. Joie de Vivre is second largest independent boutique hotel company in the country and California’s largest boutique hotel collection. Joie de Vivre offers a wide range of unique urban, suburban, and waterfront boutique hotels that cater to leisure and business travelers in all market segments.
The mission of our Joie de Vivre Green Dreams program is to preserve the environment by incorporating sustainability into our core business operations. Our green policies and practices are designed to educate our employees and guests, reduce waste and toxins, conserve natural resources and partner with local and environmentally friendly businesses. Joie de Vivre uses local city and county green business standards as the basis of certification for all its properties. Most of our properties are located in San Francisco, which has some of the highest program standards in the country. Specifically we use the following policies and practices: 1. Reduce, Reuse and Recycle 2. Purchase environmentally friendly products 3. Conserve energy, water and natural resources 4. Generate clean energy through on-site solar production
“This partnership with CarbonFund.org underscores our commitment to expanding our Green Dreams sustainability program.” - Karlene Holloman, Senior Vice-President of Operations