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Host Hotels & Resorts Releases Corporate Responsibility Report

BETHESDA, Maryland—Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. released its 2022 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, which details the company’s CR program and responsible investment strategy along with its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance and progress. Additionally, the 2022 CR Report introduces the framework for the company’s 2050 CR vision.

“It was a milestone year for Host’s social initiatives—especially our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging—and we continued to lead on the environmental front,” said Joanne Hamilton, executive vice president of human resources and corporate responsibility. “While we continue to make significant progress toward our social and environmental targets, we are looking beyond 2025 and taking steps for Host to contribute to a more sustainable world. We are excited to share our 2050 aspiration of becoming a net positive company, along with our progress across business and society-critical issues.”

Now in its fifth edition, the 2022 CR Report also has Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) indices, as well as an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO-1) Report, which provides a demographic breakdown of our workforce.

Information from the report included:

  • Investments in sustainability toward emissions reduction target verified by science-based targets initiative at the 1.5-degree Celsius level of ambition
  • Third green bond issuance bringing the total raised to $1.85 billion to invest in sustainability ROI projects and LEED-certified hotels
  • Over 90 EV chargers were installed at over 30 hotels
  • Launch of Host’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) program and women’s employee resource group; establishment of partnerships with several local and national organizations to further support and give back to diverse communities

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