Read our latest news on sustainability in the hospitality industry and updates across our work on human rights, youth employment, climate action and water stewardship.

Latest stories

View news
Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality raises global ambition for the hospitality sector

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance is developing the Pathway to Net Positive Hospitality to support every hotel whatever their starting point on their sustainability journey.

View news
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) team wins the Sustainable Hospitality Challenge

We are proud to support the Sustainable Hospitality Challenge, a global competition where students from around the world showcased sustainable solutions for the future.

View news
Accor Balthazar Hotel Spa
World-leading hospitality group, Accor, joins the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

World leading hospitality group, Accor, joins global sustainability network, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, to tackle key challenges affecting the planet and its people.

View news
Bins signage for food waste
First-of-its-kind methodology to measure waste across hotel chains unveiled

The Hotel Waste Measurement Methodology, developed with leading hotel brands, provides a common approach to collect data, and measure and report waste.

View news
Madhu Rajesh CEO Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
CEO of Sustainable Hospitality Alliance moving on to continue advancement of sustainable development

Madhu Rajesh will be stepping down as CEO of Sustainable Hospitality Alliance in September. The charity has appointed an interim CEO, Patrick O’Meara.

View news
Hotel housekeeper making a bed
IOM and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance launch multi-year co-operation to promote ethical recruitment

International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Sustainable Hospitality Alliance launch multi-year partnership to promote ethical recruitment and protection of migrant workers in tourism industry.

View news
Ways hotels can reduce their ecological footprint

Earth Overshoot Day is a reminder that our approach to resources is unsustainable. Find out how we can work towards a prosperous and sustainable future.

View news
Working collaboratively to advance the implementation of ethical recruitment principles in the hospitality industry

Find out how through multi-stakeholder partnerships the hospitality industry and the Alliance are creating practical solutions to advance ethical recruitment and accelerate pace of change.

View news
Sustainable Hospitality Alliance joins Global Tourism Plastic Initiative to take on plastic pollution

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has become supporting organisation of the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, led by UNWTO and UNEP in collaboration with Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

View news
Sustainable Hospitality Alliance youth curriculum
New training resource to support disadvantaged young people to build a better future

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has developed a new training curriculum to give young people the core skills they need to get started in their careers.

View news
Pia Heidenmark Cook trustee Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
Pia Heidenmark Cook becomes trustee of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

The Chief Sustainability Officer of the world’s leading home furnishing retailer, Ingka Group (IKEA), has become the latest trustee to join Sustainable Hospitality Alliance.

View news
Steps for hotels to manage their water usage

Desertification and Drought Day is a reminder of how previously fertile and biodiverse areas are transforming into desert. Find out how your hotel can help.

Visit the press centre
Press centre

Find additional information about our organisation and stories from the archives.

Get in touch
Media contact

For any media enquiries, please get in touch.

View our resources
Resource index

View our tools, research and publications on environmental and social issues.