We are committed to cutting our environmental footprint in half by 2030.

We recognize our critical responsibility to protect our planet and preserve the beautiful destinations in which we operate for generations to come. Since 2009, we have used our award-winning LightStay system to measure, report and improve our environmental impact across our global portfolio of managed and franchised hotels. We are proud to be taking a leadership position in fighting climate change, as the first major hotel company to establish science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. We are also taking major steps to reduce waste across our portfolio, to improve water stewardship, and to implement sustainability initiatives in our supply chain.

Energy & Carbon

Addressing Climate Change

We are committed to leading the hospitality industry toward a zero-carbon economy and reducing our greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science. We have pledged to reduce our Scope 1 and 2 carbon intensity by 61% by 2030. Hilton is proud to have been the first major hotel company to set science-based carbon targets aligned with climate science and the Paris Climate Agreement, and approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). To learn more about our approach to conserving energy and reducing carbon emissions, please click below.

Learn more on p. 20-21 of our 2020 ESG Report.

Hilton Garden Inn Faroe Islands became the first international brand hotel to debut in the Faroe Islands, adopting the archipelago’s own sustainable tourism strategy and prioritizing a minimal environmental footprint.


Water Stewardship

Recognizing water as one of the world’s most precious resources, we are focused on driving holistic water stewardship across our value chain. Hilton is committed to reducing our water use intensity by 50% by 2030, and implementing 20 context-based water stewardship pilots in areas of top water risk. To learn more about our approach to water stewardship and how we are tackling water challenges facing the industry, please click below.

Learn more on p. 22-23 of our 2020 ESG Report.

By focusing on holistic water conservation strategies and operational efficiencies, Rome Cavelieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, reduced water consumption by 20% over three years.


Reducing Waste

Hilton is committed to reducing waste and driving towards a circular economy. We have pledged to reduce our waste, including food waste, by 50% by 2030. Our waste reduction strategy seeks to decrease the overall amount of waste produced in our hotels, while taking steps to divert remaining waste from landfill through donation, recycling, composting, energy from waste incineration and other opportunities.

Learn more on p. 24-25 of our 2020 ESG Report.

In our effort to reduce single-use plastics, Canopy by Hilton properties offer guests refillable water pitchers and filtered water dispensers.

Responsible Sourcing

Driving Responsible Sourcing

With global operations that span 119 countries and territories, we recognize the immense economic, environmental and social impact we have on our supply chain. We have committed to sustainably source meat, poultry, produce, seafood and cotton, and to collaborate with our suppliers to improve our responsible sourcing by 2030. We continue to partner with our suppliers to improve their environmental and social practices in line with our own expectations. Click below to learn more about our responsible sourcing initiatives.

Learn more on p. 26-27 of our 2020 ESG Report.

In support of Hilton’s 2030 Goals, Hilton London Metropole provides sustainably and responsibly sourced menu items for meeting breaks.