PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has released its Environmental, Social and Governance Report highlighting its commitment to operate in a way that is socially, ethically and environmentally responsible.
“As the world’s largest hotel company, we have a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the world while delivering on our mission to make hotel travel possible for all,” says Geoffrey A. Ballotti, president and Chief Executive Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. “Now, more than ever, we must help ensure the future remains bright for travellers while we continue to build a culture in which all people feel welcomed and appreciated.”
Focus on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Wyndham strives to maintain a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion across its organization. The company has increased senior-leadership engagement in its Affinity Business Groups and continues to build on its robust Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training programs. For the third year in a row, the company received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Equality Index, designating Wyndham as a best place to work as well as having been named by DiversityInc as a noteworthy company for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
“We respect differences in people, ideas, and experiences and we understand that we can only truly succeed by bringing together varying backgrounds and points of view. While we have been recognized for the progress we have made on our journey to date, we know we can — and will — continue to do more,” says Monica Melancon, Chief Human Resource Officer, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.
Commitment to Sustainability
Wyndham is committed to operating sustainably in a way that provides outstanding experiences to those it serves. The company created the Wyndham Green Program, a five-level certification program that helps reduce a hotel’s environmental footprint. The program includes a proprietary environmental-management tool that tracks data to help hotels improve energy efficiency, reduce emissions, conserve water and reduce waste. The company’s work has been recognized through its participation in CDP’s carbon disclosure climate-change program, where Wyndham achieved the leadership band for sustainability performance and disclosure.
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts prepared its ESG report in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards, integrating the recommendations of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The company obtained third-party assurance over selected data disclosed in this report, as indicated by the 2020 Assurance Statement included in the report.