Alliances and Recognitions

Alliances and Recognitions

United Nations Global Compact

NH Hotel Group adhered to the United Nations Global Compact in 2006, following its 10 principles as an internal reference framework for designing the Corporate Responsibility strategy and management. This year the Company also adhered to “Responsible Tourism: A Commitment Shared by All”, an initiative led by the Global Compact and the World Tourism Organization that includes the signing of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism. The purpose of this project is to make progress in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility within Spain’s tourism sector and help businesses within the industry meet their ethical and sustainable development commitments. 

Socially responsible investment (SRI)

FTSE4GOOD

NH Hotel Group became part of this index in 2013 and in 2015 renewed its presence once again, with the identification of areas for improvement and new opportunities. These will allow the Company to continue its presence in the index thanks to the responsible management of the business.

Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)

NH Hotel Group has obtained the highest performance rating in CDP’s Climate Change Programme 2015, which recognises the efforts made by leading global companies to help stop climate change. Of all the companies nominated for this edition, NH Hotel Group is among the 5% that will be included in the Climate A list, which is prepared at the request of 822 investors representing over one third of the world’s invested capital.

Ethibel Excellence Investment Register

NH Hotel Group remains in this index of leading companies in Corporate Social Responsibility in different sectors. Being part of this index highlights the Company’s good performance above the average in the sector, and promotes Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) amongst investors and funds.

Alliances
Enterprise 2020
Enterprise 2020
Enterprise 2020 is the only business collaboration initiative recognized by the European Strategy on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Its aim is to promote and spread best business-led CSR practices based on collaborations. NH Hotel Group is part of this platform through its Employability Programmes for groups at risk of exclusion, a high-impact collaborative initiative that began in 2007 and it has since trained a total of 2,780 persons and employed 141.
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
The Company is a member of this prestigious international forum for the travel industry, that includes the main companies of the business community and works with governments to create awareness about the travel and tourism industry. Furthermore, NH Hotel Group is part of the Executive Committee of the World Travel & Tourism Council since April 2005.
International Tourism Partnership (ITP)
International Tourism Partnership (ITP)
Global platform that brings together the leaders in Corporate Responsibility within the tourism industry. NH Hotel Group participated in projects such as Youth Career Initiative, Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative or the Materiality Study in the Hotel Industry.
Sustainable Excellence Club
Sustainable Excellence Club
Business association comprised of over 20 companies that promote sustainable growth. It has joint working groups on corporate responsibility, environment, sustainability, human resources, reputation and communications, ICT, purchasing and corporate governance.

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Recognitions

Reconocimientos

Reconocimientos

Green Hotelier - Highly Commended
Green Hotelier - Highly Commended

NH Collection Bogotá Terra 100 Royal is highly commened hotel in the 2016 edition of Green Hotelier awards. The winning hotels in four regions around the world represent those which have made the biggest commitments to sustainability with innovative programmes that positively impact their people, their community and the planet.

CDP Climate A List
CDP Climate A List

NH Hotel Group obtained the best rating in the CDP reference index and in 2015 became the leading hotel company in terms of climate change management and the best rated in Europe (97 or A-), ahead of leading companies in the sector.

European Business Awards for the Environment
European Business Awards for the Environment

NH Hotel Group’s 2008-2012 Environmental Action Plan wins European Business Award for the Environment. in the ‘Business & Biodiversity’ category. These prizes are awarded by the European Union’s Directorate-General for the Environment and given by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia.

Green Awards IMEX
Green Awards IMEX

NH Hoteles has been honored for its environmental excellence and innovation in sustainability. The Company has received the Green Supplier Awards, an award that has been developed by IMEX and GMIC (Green Meeeting Industry Council) to recognize the sustainable policies carried out by large companies in the area of ​​MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Congress and Exhibition).

 

 

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