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.
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.
04.17.15Hilton 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.
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.
08.26.14Blackstone and Hilton Worldwide Partner with Department of Veterans Affairs and Kendall College to Offer Hospitality Education Program to Veterans
Global asset manager Blackstone (NYSE:BX), in partnership with its portfolio company Hilton Worldwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and Kendall College in Chicago, are proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind hospitality education program designed to help veterans and their spouses receive the experience and knowledge that can lead to a meaningful career in hospitality management.