Today we talk with Arnfinn Oines of the Soneva Group. They are a world leading sustainable luxury resort operator which owns and manages Soneva Fushi in the Maldives and Soneva Kiri in Thailand. Soneva in Aqua, a new yacht experience, will be launched in the Maldives in 2014.
Their aim is to create unforgettable, enlightening experiences that rejuvenate each guest’s love of SLOW LIFE. It’s about illuminating lives whilst treading lightly on the earth.
“Our ultimate goal to be decarbonising. In simple terms, this means taking measures to absorb more carbon dioxide than we release as a result of our business.”
Sonu Shivdasani, CEO of Soneva
Arnfinn Oines is the Social and Environmental Conscience, Soneva Group Secretary, SLOW LIFE Foundation. He oversees the responsible business practices at Soneva, which have received numerous environmental awards. Arnfinn has been involved in implementing and establishing the Soneva Carbon Calculator, Soneva Clean Water Projects, Soneva Forest Restoration Project, Myanmar Stoves Campaign, the SLOW LIFE Foundation, the SLOW LIFE Symposium and the group’s Social & Environmental PnPs.
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