06.11.15Hilton Worldwide Celebrates Pride Month
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) reaffirms its support for the LGBT community by participating in two of the nation’s largest Pride festivals. This weekend, Hilton Team Members, friends and family will march in Washington, D.C.’s Capital Pride as the Ruby Presenting Sponsor. Following the festivities in D.C., the team will then continue onto the Big Apple to participate in NYC Pride as a Gold Sponsor the weekend of June 26.
05.12.15Hilton Worldwide and WWF Collaborate to Strengthen Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced an initial three-year commitment with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to reduce its impact on the environment. As Hilton’s signature environmental partner, WWF will work with the company to evolve its global business practices. The collaboration also will further WWF’s mission to protect and conserve the Earth’s life-supporting resources by making the hospitality industry more sustainable.
04.24.15Hilton Worldwide Named One of DiversityInc’s 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity
Hilton Worldwide announced today that it was named one of DiversityInc’s annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity, and one of the Top 10 Companies for Supplier Diversity. "Diversity and inclusion are part of our DNA at Hilton," said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton Worldwide. "Like our hotels, our workforce is global, and our success is driven by the passion and motivation of our teams. Our culture and diversity in all its forms around the world makes our organization strong and drives better results."
04.17.15Hilton Worldwide Deepens Global Commitment to Waste Solutions and Recycling Through Partnership with Clean the World
Partnering with Clean the World, Hilton Worldwide today reaffirmed its global commitment to the recycling and redistribution of used soap and hygiene products to millions of people around the world. With more than 850 hotels currently participating in soap and amenity recycling, Hilton Worldwide properties have donated nearly 600,000 pounds of soap, which have been converted into over one million new bars to help prevent hygiene-related deaths and illness.
04.01.15Hospitality Training Centre: Hilton Toronto Discovers "What's Possible" by Accommodating Disabilities
“If I don’t try, I won’t know what’s possible…” That’s what Me-An Vera-Fudge recalls thinking when she first considered the idea of interviewing Fauzia, a deaf woman, for a room attendant position at Hilton Toronto. Course instructor Margaret Readings was impressed by Fauzia’s skills and exceptional attitude during the two-week intensive training program she did with the Hospitality Workers Training Centre. Margaret immediately thought Hilton Toronto and Me-An would be an ideal employer.
03.25.15Hilton Worldwide Celebrates its Commitment to Living Sustainably with Earth Hour Projects around the World
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and its portfolio of 12 brands announced today that for the fifth consecutive year, its Team Members and franchisee employees around the world will unite to protect the planet by participating in the celebration of Earth Hour 2015 through a number of innovative projects.
02.26.15Hilton Worldwide Launches Inaugural Turkish Hospitality Apprenticeship Scheme
As world leaders gather for the first G20 employment working group meeting of Turkey’s presidency, Hilton Worldwide has launched a first of its kind apprenticeship scheme to enhance employment prospects in the Turkish hospitality sector.
12.03.14Hilton Worldwide Earns Top Marks in 2015 Corporate Equality Index
Hilton Worldwide announced today that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Hilton joins the ranks of 364 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
11.11.14Operation: Opportunity - Hilton Worldwide's Commitment To Veterans
An estimated one million members of the military are scheduled to draw down within the next five years, and these returning military personal have developed skills and experiences that are highly transferable and valued. Our veterans and military families deserve the assurance of a smooth transition back into civilian life and the aspiration of not just a job, but of a career. Operation: Opportunity is Hilton Worldwide’s commitment to 10,000 veterans, military spouses and dependents to find purpose in civilian life through a long and fruitful career serving others in hospitality.
11.06.14Hilton Worldwide’s 2014 Global Week of Service Takes Place in 86 Countries
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) recently celebrated Global Week of Service, the company’s worldwide annual volunteer event. Now in its third year, the company’s largest expression of community service included more than 3,500 projects designed to address the social, economic and environmental needs in 86 countries.
10.13.14Hilton Worldwide Releases 2013-2014 Corporate Responsibility Report
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today released its 2013-2014 corporate responsibility report. The report is Hilton Worldwide’s third corporate responsibility report, and its first since returning to public markets following a record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) in December 2013. The report highlights efforts, achievements and priorities across the four focus areas of Hilton Worldwide’s corporate responsibility strategy, Travel with Purpose: creating opportunities, strengthening communities, celebrating cultures and living sustainability.
09.29.14Hilton Worldwide Achieves ISO 50001 Certification
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced that, following a comprehensive upgrade to its LightStayTM global environmental management system, more than 4,200 of its properties around the world are now ISO 50001 (energy management) certified. This certification complements the company’s other global system-wide ISO certifications of ISO 9001 and 14001.