Excellence Award – Stewardship of the Natural Environment Sustainable Quality Award 2013:
Presented by Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce's Environmental Affairs Committee to businesses which exhibit an awareness of sustainability in the areas of energy conservation, water savings measures, waste reduction and pollution prevention.
California Green Lodging Program Leadership Level Certification 2013:
The California Green Lodging Program acknowledges and promotes lodging facilities that demonstrate water and energy conservation, waste minimization, recycling, environmentally friendly purchasing, program sustainability, and pollution prevention. The program is committed to demonstrating the highest standards of integrity and environmental ethics for the State of California.
Sustainable Works Green Business Program Certification 2011-2013:
Facilitated by the City of Santa Monica, Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Sustainable Works, this certificate endorses companies and organizations that commit to running a green business by meeting set environmental and resource efficiency.
Best Accommodations for Out-of-Towners in Best of Our Westside Poll 2011:
Nearly 5,000 votes were cast by the Westside community, selecting The Ambrose as the favorite hotel for out-of-town guests over Hotel Angeleno, Hotel Erwin, Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel and Oceana.
United States Green Building Council LEED for Existing Buildings Silver Certification 2008:
Energy Star Certification 2008:
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria.
An ENERGY STAR certified facility has met strict energy performance standards set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. It uses less energy and causes fewer greenhouse gas emissions than its peers. To qualify for the ENERGY STAR, a building must score in the top 25 percent based on EPA's National Energy Performance Rating System.
Sustainable Works Green Business Program Certification 2008-2010
Sustainable Quality Award Grand Prize Winner 2006:
Presented by Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental Affairs Committee to businesses which exhibit an awareness of sustainability and achieve balanced excellence in all 3 areas: economic development, social responsibility and stewardship of the natural environment.
Greenopia Los Angeles 4 Leaf Award of Achievement 2006:
A directory of eco-friendly retailers, services, and organizations. Each leaf represents the green and sustainable aspects of the listed business.
Google Green Drummer Recognition 2006:
Google's "Summer of Green" project with the Earth Day Network that provides environmentally focused map guides to website visitors.
City of Santa Monica Commendation 2006
Sustainable41 Award recipient 2005:
Fran Pavley, California State Assembly 41st district, presented to businesses and other entities in the district that have chosen to incorporate sustainable/ "green" practices into the ways that they conduct their business.
Sustainable Works Green Business Program Certification 2005-2007
Green Hotels Association Member:
Houston-based association of hotels, committed to encouraging, promoting and supporting ecological consciousness in the hospitality industry.
EcoRooms & EcoSuites Approved Hotel:
Approved hotels selected based on the implementation of EcoRooms "Significant 7" criteria, a rigorous set of standards for ecologically responsible hotel products, practices and principles.
United States Green Building Council Member:
A coalition of leaders from every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.