How Hilton Measures Sustainability

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How @HiltonWorldwide measures #sustainability from @MarcGunther
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 12:05pm

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By Marc Gunther

Published July 12, 2012 on

Don’t you hate it when you check into a hotel, enter your room and find every light on and the radio playing? I do. Someone’s paying for the energy, and there’s no justification for the unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions.

That shouldn’t happen at a Hilton -- not if Chris Corpuel has anything to say about it. Corpuel oversees the hotel company’s sustainability efforts, the centerpiece of which is a digital platform called LightStay that tracks efficiency projects and allows hotel owners to share best practices -- even simple ones like turning out lights in rooms that are unoccupied.

“I don’t know of a hotel owner who wants to use more energy,” Corpuel says. “We try to give them the tools to be more efficient.”


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Click the links to learn more about Hilton Worldwide's sustainability partnership with the Sundance Institute and the development of the Center for Sustainable Procurement in collaboration with BSR.


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