Global hotel groups commit to focus on carbon, water, youth employment and human rights in support of UN sustainable development goals

Author: Global Newswire , Published on: 17 October 2017

Carlson Rezidor hotel group supports first ever industry-wide global commitment to sustainability, 26 Sep 2017 

Carlson Rezidor hotel group together with other leading global hotel groups...reached a consensus on the goals for a sustainable hotel industry…These four goals, which are in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and focused on carbon, water, youth employment, and human rights…are a carefully constructed and practically achievable response to...the core sustainability issues impacting responsible hospitality providers globally...[The human rights goal includes] raising awareness of human rights risks, embedding human rights into corporate governance, and addressing risks arising in the labor supply chain and during hotel construction…In 2016, Rezidor was one of the first hospitality companies to publish its Modern Slavery Statement.  

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