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Hilton makes new commitment to slash emissions by 61%

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Hilton Hotels has made a major step towards supporting efforts to tackle climate change and sustainable development.
New targets have been set across the business to reduce carbon emissions, heavily cut consumption and promote sustainability.
It now has a goal to cut carbon emissions by 61 percent by 2030, creating in line with the Science Based Targets initiative. The campaign exists to help major corporates how to cut emissions in line with the Paris climate agreement.
The global brand operates over 570 hotels worldwide and the move could spur the industry to make similar strong commitments to tackle climate change.
A recent study found that the tourism industry’s carbon footprint is, in fact, four times higher than first thought, contributing 8 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions.
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