12 Jul '12, 7pm

From carbon to cabbage rolls: How Hilton measures sustainability

From carbon to cabbage rolls: How Hilton measures sustainability

Don’t you hate it when you check into a hotel, enter your room and find every light on and the radio playing? I do. Someone’s paying for the energy, and there’s no justification for the unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions. That shouldn’t happen at a Hilton -- not if Chris Corpuel has anything to say about it. Corpuel oversees the hotel company’s sustainability efforts, the centerpiece of which is a digital platform called LightStay that tracks efficiency projects and allows hotel owners to share best practices -- even simple ones like turning out lights in rooms that are unoccupied. “I don’t know of a hotel owner who wants to use more energy,” Corpuel says. “We try to give them the tools to be more efficient.” Hilton Worldwide , where Corpuel is vice president for brand services, does more than provide its hotels with tools. To fly the flag of Hilton or one of its brands ...

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