Hilton Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies
MCLEAN, Va - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has been recognized by one of the most rigorous measures of corporate ethics for driving positive change in the business community and society, with its inclusion on the list of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. This is the second consecutive year Hilton has secured a spot on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list, honoring companies that demonstrate values-based leadership, integrity and transparency.
Research shows strong ethical behavior is more important than ever for team members, guests, owners and communities. According to a 2018 survey of 72,000 Hilton guests, 62 percent said they would switch to a more expensive brand if a company was in the news for unethical business practices.
“Since Hilton was founded 100 years ago, prioritizing sound ethical business decisions has allowed us to have a positive impact on billions of lives and thousands of communities across the globe,” said Kristin Campbell, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Hilton. “Our team navigates some of the world’s most challenging ethics questions, from data privacy and protection, to safeguarding our supply chain and communities. It’s an honor to be recognized for our integrity and values, at a time when the business environment in which we operate faces more disruption than ever.”
The accolade is one of many examples of how Hilton’s commitment to its values enables it to spread the light and warmth of hospitality in positive, meaningful ways, such as creating a supportive workplace culture and redefining sustainable travel and tourism.
Ethisphere is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Click here to see the full 2019 list.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.