ELE | NA, a reputed spa management company has been bestowed with the coveted Silver Standard accreditation by the Sustainable Spa Association. This is a remarkable achievement for the ELE | NA brand, as it is deeply committed to environmental sustainability and the preservation of nature. It is the company’s belief that true wellness can only be achieved through harmony with the natural world.
At ELE | NA, its core values focus on fostering a genuine reverence for natural elements such as the land, sea, ocean and plant life. The brand is also continuously collaborating with local artisans, ethical farmers and growers, and manufacturers to source the finest sustainable ingredients from local areas. This allows the company to reduce its carbon footprint. Similarly, special notice is given to hire and develop local talent as therapists, nurturing a sense of community and skill development in the process.
The commitment to sustainability goes beyond its operations and spa products with a key aim to protect and restore the indigenous habitat and ecosystems of locations where ELE | NA spas are placed in. With a strongly rooted ethos in preserving nature for future generations to come, this recognition helps the brand to ensure the long-term well-being of the spa locations and their delicate surrounding environment.
The Vice President of ELE | NA, Heidi Grimwood remarked “We are committed to environmentally sustainable spa operations. By truly connecting with the indigenous environment and bountifulness of nature, we are able to embrace innovative, eco-friendly options.”
In October 2021, ELE | NA’s five operational resorts, found in well-renowned resorts in the Maldives became members of the Sustainable Spa Association. The five spas are located at resorts: OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI, OZEN LIFE MAADHOO, OBLU SELECT Sangeli, OBLU NATURE Helengeli and VARU By ATMOSPHERE. By becoming members of the association, ELE | NA branded spas have showcased their commitment to making a difference and contributing towards the global movement for sustainability.
The Silver Standard accreditation marks a significant milestone in ELE | NA’s pursuit of sustainability and its spirit of ‘Keep it Local’. With this accomplishment, ELE | NA hopes to inspire other industry leaders to adopt best practices, safeguard nature for future generations and together join forces for a greener and more prosperous future.