PALMA, Spain, 11 February 2022: Hotelbeds has just unveiled
its latest annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report, which aims to
make sure actions will speak louder than words, according to Hotelbeds CEO
The 2021 publication covers a wide range of initiatives that
Hotelbeds has carried out from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021.
Achieving for the fourth year in a row carbon neutral status by reducing its CO2 emissions and working with Carbon Footprint Ltd, an independent body that accredits carbon management measurements of companies. Offsetting emissions that cannot be avoided. Part of the reduction in CO2 emissions is also due to Hotelbeds’ use of Google’s carbon-neutral data storage cloud.
Joining Amazon’s Climate Pledge in their commitment to urge global industries to tackle climate change and to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2040, a decade ahead of the Paris Agreement’s goal of 2050.
Continuing to add hotels to its Green Hotels Programme. Now more than 20,000 hotels are part of the programme, which launched in late 2020, designed to identify, highlight and promote sustainable accommodation across its portfolio.
In addition to the various sustainability measures that have
been put in place, the company is fully committed to the more human side of its
business. One of the most important elements of its people strategy is to have
a diverse and inclusive workforce, and Hotelbeds is now made up of 88 different
nationalities and has strong female representation at all levels of the
company, with 50% of the executive committee and 57% of its global workforce
“We are committed, of course, to sustainability matters, but we also have strongly in mind the protection of human rights, the promotion of diversity & inclusion, the importance of being a responsible partner and employer. In addition, combating worker exploitation where we see it, and the prevention of child sexual exploitation – all of these are, I think, crucial for any company that operates on a global footprint,” added Huss.