Sheraton Manila Bay and WWF #ChangetheEnding for Earth Hour 2020

On Saturday, March 28, 2020, Sheraton Manila Bay will be one with the world in the observance of Earth Hour. The hotel will not only switch off lights in its main public and office areas from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM, it will also serve a 4-course set dinner for a cause at the Pacific Lounge for only Php 1,500 nett per person. This Earth Hour “Dinner  for A Greener Earth” gourmet set menu consists of Grilled Pickled Mackerel Scad, Chicken & Spinach Terrine, Herb Sautéed Fresh Local Anchovies; Pumpkin Velouté; Pan Roasted  Dorada “Meurette”; Raspberry Mellow, French Chocolate Gateau, Honeycomb Caramel; and freshly brewed coffee and a selection of fine international teas.  Part of the proceeds will be for the benefit of World Wide Fund – Philippines.

Sheraton Manila Bay will also host a ceremonial Parade of Lights at the lobby and restaurants culminating at the symbolical lighting of the Earth Hour 60+ logo installation at the 7th floor as part of the hotel’s awareness effort to educate the public on the effects of global warming. Also to further the cause and collective effort to stop climate change, Marriot International shall donate US$3 to World Wide Fund for every use of #MIEarthHour #Serve360 hashtags on Twitter or Instagram.

For reservation please call +632 5318 0788 or email reservations.manilabay@sheraton.com. Like us on Facebook and Instagram @sheratonmanilabay and Twitter at @sheratonmnlbay. For more information, please visit our website at www.sheratonmanilabay.com. Sheraton Manila Bay is located at M. Adriatico cor. Gen. Malvar Streets, Malate, Manila.

About WORLD WIDE FUND (WWF) Philippines: #ChangeTheEnding Campaign

We are running out of time. Our commitments have not been able to sufficiently stop the environmental and climate crisis. Storms are now stronger than ever before and extinction rates have continued to rise, while human suffering continues to grow with the loss of environmental integrity. Scientists predict that we only have ten years left to reverse the current trend of environmental degradation – and we must act now.

Faced with the enormity of the task ahead, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines is expanding its work in the holistic conservation of our natural resources and the protection of our planet’s biodiversity. From ridge to river to reef, we work with our partners in the co-creation of innovative solutions to the most pressing environmental concerns of today. We use science in the service of life as we continue to strive for a future where man lives in harmony with nature.

Despite having projects addressing biodiversity protection and climate change adaptation, WWF-Philippines will not be able to reverse the current crisis without everyone’s involvement. Our goal to protect the planet, a goal that must be shared by all, will not be realized if we do not all make changes to our lifestyles today. We need governments, businesses, and individuals alike not just to commit, but to act toward a more sustainable tomorrow.

This March, WWF-Philippines will simultaneously be holding Earth Hour 2020 on March 28, as well as launching the #ChangeTheEnding campaign. Over the next five years, we will work closely with our partners in focusing on scaled solutions to address the monumental and very urgent environmental challenges facing the present and next generations of Filipinos. We want everyone to know that while the situation is grim, we can still #ChangeTheEnding if we start acting today. We want all Filipinos to raise their voice for the planet, and to make nature matter.

We now stand at a flashpoint in human history. Our actions today will determine the course of all our futures. This Earth Hour, we invite everyone to join us in living differently today, for the sake of our planet and our shared tomorrow.

About Sustainability and Social Impact at Marriott International 

Marriott International embraces its global responsibility and unique opportunity to be a force for good. Guided by its sustainability and social impact platform, Serve 360: Doing Good in Every Direction, Marriott is committed to making a positive and sustainable impact wherever it does business. While integrating sustainability across its value chain and mitigating climate-related risk, the company is working to reduce environmental impacts, build and operate sustainable hotels, source responsibly, advance human rights, and create opportunities for the communities where we operate. To learn more about our efforts and our 2025 Sustainability and Social Impact Goals, visit serve360.marriott.com and follow @MarriottPOV on Twitter.

About Marriott International

Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,300 properties under 30 leading brands spanning 134 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company offers Marriott Bonvoy™, its highly-awarded travel program with 141 million members globally.

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