MINNEAPOLIS< BRUSSELS AND SINGAPORE - October 17, 2016
MINNEAPOLIS, BRUSSELS AND SINGAPORE (October 17, 2016) – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today shared highlights from its 2016 Responsible Business Action Month activities around the world. For past 13 years, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s hotels, corporate and regional offices, and other business units around the world have organized responsible business awareness activities during the month of September and raise funds for the local communities. This year, the group hosted over 1,000 activities, devoted more than 50,000 volunteer hours, and raised a total of USD 460,000 and in-kind donations of USD 700,000 for World Childhood Foundation and other local charities.
“Each September, our corporate offices and hotels aim to make a positive impact on local communities where we operate,” said Inge Huijbrechts, vice president, Responsible Business, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “Our employees deliver genuine hospitality to our guests around the world, around the clock, throughout the year. In the month of September, we focus on showing that same passion for the more than 1,000 communities and neighborhoods where our hotels are located. Each of our brands roll out programs that create unique moments that matter to their communities, not only during Responsible Business Action Month, but throughout the year.”
2016 Responsible Business activities organized by Carlson Rezidor included:
Responsible Business Action Month is a core pillar of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s overarching Responsible Business program which guides how the company interacts with its stakeholders, including employees, customers, partners, suppliers, the environment, governments, and the communities in which it operates. Employees are encouraged to promote Responsible Business every day – in their homes, in our hotels and in their local communities. All these personal and community actions combine to create a ripple effect of positive impact on the planet. For more details about the company’s Responsible Business strategy, please visit http://carlsonrezidor.com/responsible-business and www.responsiblebusiness.rezidor.com
About Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes more than 1,400 hotels in operation and under development with 220,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 115 countries and territories. The Carlson Rezidor portfolio includes a powerful set of global brands: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. Guests can benefit from Club CarlsonSM, one of the most rewarding hotel loyalty programs at over 1,000 hotels worldwide. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and its brands employ 90,000 people system wide and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., and Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit www.carlsonrezidor.com and follow on Twitter @carlsonrezidor and LinkedIn.
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