“The COVID-19 pandemic has cemented the sector’s commitment to corporate responsibility and given a renewed focus on building back better. While this is a time of great change for the industry, we remain committed to addressing the issues that impact our planet and its people.”
Wolfgang M. Neumann, Chairman, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance; Senior Non-Exec Director Hospitality
“Travel and tourism is part of the fabric of society, representing about 10% of global economic activity and accounting for 1 in 10 jobs around the world. I am excited to see how we can harness the scale and influence of our industry to protect and invest in what is so important to us: our planet and our people.”
Yasmin Diamond, EVP Global Corporate Affairs, IHG Hotels & Resorts
“Having a forum to work as an industry allows us to create impact beyond what any of us can achieve alone.”
Melissa Froehlich Flood, Vice President, Social Impact & Public Affairs, Marriott International
“As a leader in the hospitality sector, Hyatt has the capacity and responsibility to drive a sustainable business agenda for our industry. We look forward to collaborating with the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance by sharing our experiences, our insights, and our continued commitment to driving real change.”
Peter Fulton, Group President EAME / Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Access to a non-competitive forum with hotel leaders and key industry stakeholders to collaborate on issues and create shared solutions.
Ability to influence the strategic direction of the social and environmental agenda in the hospitality sector.
Ability to work united as an industry on initiatives, and influence the wider industry value chain to advance responsible business.
Ability to join and drive projects and programmes that contribute towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Access to best practice and learnings from across our diverse membership and other industries.
Ability to reference your membership to communicate your sustainability values to customers, clients and partners.
Our members include large and small hotel companies with both international and regional portfolios.
View our priority areas of action for the hospitality industry to collaborate to make the most impact.