05.09.14Hilton Worldwide Joins U.S. Energy Department’s Better Buildings Challenge
Today, Hilton Worldwide announced that it is joining the U.S. Energy Department’s Better Buildings Challenge and pledged to reduce its building portfolio’s energy use in its owned and managed properties by 20% in the next ten years. The announcement was made May 9, along with the release of second year accomplishments for the program.
05.01.14Hilton Worldwide Launches its Largest Global Career Event
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) has today launched Careers@Hilton Live: Youth in Hospitality Month, its largest ever global career event showcasing the many opportunities available to young people in the hospitality industry. Throughout the month of May, Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices around the globe will host more than 600 events in 54 countries and territories to promote the exciting hospitality careers for today’s young people.
04.16.14Hilton Worldwide Awards Travel with Purpose Action Grants
Hilton Worldwide today announced it is awarding more than $150,000 to 62 Hilton Worldwide properties and community organizations around the world as part of the Travel with Purpose Action Grant program. The grants are intended to support the development of local solutions and strengthen the quality of life in the communities Hilton Worldwide hotels and corporate offices serve.
04.09.14Hilton Worldwide and The Global Fund for Children Partner to Protect Children from Trafficking
Today Hilton Worldwide and The Global Fund for Children (GFC) announced the Hilton Worldwide Anti-Trafficking Fund. This fund will support highly innovative grassroots organizations working every day to help children who have been or are at risk of being trafficked. Over the course of this initial three-year project, an estimated 1,500 children in Nigeria, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and the United Kingdom will be reached.
04.03.14New Index Finds That Majority of Youth Worldwide Face Challenges to Health, Happiness & Prosperity
Today the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and International Youth Foundation (IYF), with support from Hilton Worldwide, released a groundbreaking tool, The Global Youth Wellbeing Index, that examines the quality of life for youth in 30 countries. The Index assesses youth wellbeing across six interconnected areas: citizen participation, economic opportunity, education, health, information & communications technology and safety and security.
03.25.14Hilton Worldwide Celebrates Earth Hour and the Power of Living Sustainably with Projects around the World
For the fourth consecutive year, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) hotels around the world will support the forthcoming celebration of Earth Hour 2014 from 8:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. local time on Saturday, March 29, 2014.
03.18.14Hilton Worldwide Extends Soap Recycling to Japan
Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has extended its global soap recycling initiative to all 10 of its Japan hotels. The program supports the company's commitment to diverting waste from landfills through reuse, recycling and donations via its global RePurpose program, and enables Hilton Worldwide to make a significant contribution toward combating hygiene-related diseases in underprivileged communities in Asia.
03.06.14Hilton Worldwide Commits to Promote Equal Opportunity for Women
Hilton Worldwide today pledged its commitment to promote equal opportunity for women by signing the CEO Statement of Support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles. The Principles are the result of collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations Global Compact and offer guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community.
02.21.14Hilton Worldwide to Ban Shark Fin in all Owned and Managed Properties across Asia Pacific by April 1, 2014
Hilton Worldwide today announced that it will cease serving shark fin and stop accepting new orders for shark fin dishes by April 1, 2014. The ban covers all restaurants and F&B facilities operated by its 96 owned and managed properties across Asia Pacific.
02.06.14Hilton Worldwide Launches 2014 Teacher Treks Grant Competition
Hilton Worldwide is now accepting applications for its second annual Teacher Treks Grant Competition. The program, developed last year in partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE), will fund15 K-12 teachers to travel, enrich their curriculum and foster greater understanding between the U.S. and other countries. This year’s program has two unique tracks for travel in the summer of 2014: the Travel Grant and the Teach Abroad Grant.
01.22.14Hilton Worldwide Pledges to ‘Open Doors’ for One Million Young People by 2019
Today at the 2014 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Hilton Worldwide announced a global commitment that aims to impact at least one million young people by 2019 by helping them to reach their full potential.