12.21.15Hilton Worldwide Becomes the First Hospitality Company to Achieve U.S. Department of Energy’s Superior Energy Performance Certification
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today that it is the first hospitality company to achieve Superior Energy Performance® (SEP™) certification from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for leadership and improvement in energy management and productivity at three landmark hotels. This recognition follows Hilton’s system-wide ISO 50001 Energy Management certification across its entire hotel portfolio in 2014.
12.15.15Hilton Worldwide Receives Perfect Score in HRC Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today that for the third year in a row it was awarded a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
12.07.15Hilton Worldwide Spreads the Light and Warmth of Hospitality to Thousands through Largest Ever Global Month of Service
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) recently celebrated its commitment to community service through its annual Global Month of Service (GMS), the company’s month-long, global initiative to help address social, economic and environmental needs around the world. This year, Team Members united to work on 4,145 projects contributing more than 213,000 volunteer hours in 92 countries.
11.30.15Hilton Worldwide Becomes First Global Hotel Company to Serve MSC Certified Sustainable Cod across Europe
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced it is the first global hotel company to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-labelled and certified cod in its restaurants in 41 properties across the U.K., Netherlands and Belgium. These properties have achieved MSC chain of custody certified status, and Hilton’s 41 remaining luxury and full-service owned, leased and managed properties in these countries are on track to receive MSC chain of custody certification by 2017.
10.22.15Hilton Worldwide Unveils Upgrades To Corporate Responsibility Reporting Across Its Global Portfolio
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced an upgrade to LightStay, its state-of-the-art, in-house corporate responsibility measurement platform across the company’s more than 4,440 properties globally. With new features and enhancements, this next generation of LightStay now serves as the comprehensive, one-solution platform for all environmental, operational and social impact reporting for Hilton’s global portfolio of hotels.
10.15.15Hilton Paris Opera is First Hotel in European Continent to Recycle Discarded Soap through Clean the World
In celebration of Global Handwashing Day Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) and Clean the World today announced that Hilton Paris Opera is the first ever hotel in continental Europe to partner with Clean the World. Hilton Paris Opera will lead the European roll-out of Clean the World by contributing discarded soap and bottled amenities that will be recycled to benefit European citizens who are at risk for hygiene-related illnesses. As the world’s largest soap recycler, Clean the World has contributed to a 30 percent reduction in pre-adolescent deaths from hygiene-related illnesses since 2009. Hilton signed a master agreement with Clean the World earlier this year making it the organization’s largest hotel partner.
10.08.15Hilton Sparks Major Expansion of Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced a major electric vehicle (EV) charging program, which will be available at 50 U.S. hotels by the end of this year with plans to rapidly expand to 100 U.S. hotels by the end of 2016. The program will cover all types of electric vehicles, including Teslas. Current, powered by GE, will provide stations to charge other car makes.
10.01.15Hilton Worldwide Rolls Out Industry-Leading GED Assistance Program
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced a new industry-leading GED Assistance benefit that will give thousands of eligible Team Members the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency diploma. The new program marks the largest, most comprehensive high school diploma assistance benefit provided by a major hospitality company in the United States.
08.06.15Homewood Suites by Hilton “Makes a Travel Moment” for U.S. Service Members and Military Families with the USO
Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide's (NYSE: HLT) upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotel brand, distributed 500 travel care packages on July 31 to military members and their families at select USO airport centers across the country, as part of the “Make a Travel Moment” program. The campaign is dedicated to help the brave men and women of the U.S. military and their loved ones find rest and relaxation in airports while traveling.
07.14.15Hilton Worldwide to Hire 500 Work-From-Home Reservation Specialists
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced today its plans to recruit 500 full- and part-time, work-from-home positions to provide inbound reservation support for guests through the Hilton Reservations and Customer Care operation.
07.09.15Hilton Worldwide Awards Travel with Purpose Action Grants
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) today announced it is awarding more than $280,000 to 100 Hilton Worldwide properties and community organizations around the world as part of its Travel with Purpose Action Grant program. The grants are intended to support the development of local projects and strengthen the quality of life in the communities in which Hilton Worldwide’s hotels and offices serve.
07.09.15Hilton Worldwide Pilots Startup365 Youth Entrepreneurship Program in Guangzhou
Entrepreneurs are critical to the long-term health of any global economy. Hilton Worldwide recently launched its first youth entrepreneurship training program, Startup365, to address youth unemployment in China as part of the company’s commitment to open doors for one million young people by 2019. Startup365 aims to equip Chinese youth with the business skills and entrepreneurial mind-set to succeed in today’s competitive workplace.