We leverage LightStay, our proprietary corporate responsibility performance measurement platform, to understand how our hotels are managing energy, water and waste – allowing us to drive improvements over time. Since launching LightStay, we’ve gathered more than seven years of global data that allows us to create tools and trainings for hotels, save value for our company and owners, and improve our reporting to share best practices and reduce our impact.
Since 2009, we have reduced our energy use by 17 percent across our global portfolio of hotels.
Following our company-wide ISO 50001 Energy Management certification, we partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to launch their Superior Energy Performance in the commercial buildings space.Learn more
We continue to collaborate with World Wildlife Fund to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy through our participation in the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles.Learn more
We have reduced the amount of water we consume within our hotel operations by nearly 17 percent in 7 years.Learn more
We collaborate with World Wildlife Fund to support our environmental goals, and recently partnered with them to develop an industry-leading, multi-year water stewardship strategy.Learn more
We have drastically reduced the waste we generate from our operations by nearly 30 percent in 7 years.
We launched the industry’s first soap recycling program and have recycled over five million bars of soap, diverting over one million pounds of soap waste from landfills.Learn more
We developed innovative food waste solutions and partner with World Wildlife Fund to evaluate and scale best practices to reduce food waste.
We have reduced our carbon output by nearly 23 percent in 7 years.
We have expanded our Clean Air Program throughout Asia, allowing guests to offset the emissions from meetings and events through carbon credits.
We participated in the Carbon Disclosure Project to disclose our portfolio’s climate change programs and improved our score from 97-B to A- in 2016.
We partner with World Wildlife Fund and have announced multi-year sustainable seafood goals.Learn more
We introduced a Responsible Sourcing Policy outlining the standards expected of Hilton suppliers.Learn more
We are part of the Better Buying Lab, an initiative the World Resources Institute created to help turn big ideas into sustainable action to preserve our natural resources.Learn more