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ESG Performance

We are committed to having a robust Corporate Responsibility program that incorporates Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies into our business to increase both the sustainability and the value of our portfolio.

 

We respond to various ESG analyst requests on a regular basis and CR questionnaires annually. We set clear goals and targets and expand our monitoring capabilities to ensure we are continuously improving our overall sustainability performance. 

 

Below, we have provided data and links to additional information related to our portfolio profile, ESG performance, governance and management, disclosures and awards and recognition.

 

Investors and analysts, please direct inquiries and comments related to our corporate responsibility program to corporate.responsibility@hosthotels.com and investor relations to ir@hosthotels.com.

ESG Performance

2019 Profile

80

Number of Properties in Consolidated Portfolio

46,700

Total Rooms in Consolidated Portfolio

47,214,102

Total Square Footage in Consolidated Portfolio

175

Number of Employees

2019 Social Performance

200+

Charities Supported

160+

Employee-Selected
Community Investments
Supported

600+

Employee Volunteer Service Hours Across
13 Service Events

100%

% of Employees
Received Regular
 Performance Reviews

2019 Environmental Performance (All Consolidated Hotels Owned)

1,262,350

MWh

Total Energy
Consumption

26.74

kWh

Energy Consumption
Per Square Foot

347,616

Metric Tons CO2e

Total Scope 1 and 2
Emissions

101,616

Metric Tons CO2e

Scope 1
GHG Emissions

246,000

Metric Tons CO2e

Scope 2
GHG Emissions

7.36

kgCO2e

GHG Emissions
Per Square Foot

2,640,019

kilo-gallons

Total Water
Consumption

0.16

kilo-gallons

Water Consumption per Occupied Room

7,440

(79% of properties reporting)

Tons of Waste
Diverted from
Landfill

144

Total Number of
Emission Reduction
 Projects Completed

100%

% of Properties with Energy Efficient Technologies (including LED Lighting)

100%

% of Properties with Water Efficient Technologies (including Low Flow
Fixtures)

Environmental Targets

2025 Environmental Targets*

GHG

55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions per square foot

Energy

25% reduction in energy use per square foot

Renewable Energy

30% of electricity use from renewable energy

Water

25% reduction in water consumption per occupied room**

Waste

75% of major renovation projects with waste diversion

*Metrics based on improvements from the Company's baseline of 2008.
**Water target includes context-based sub-goal to prioritize water initiatives at top-10 properties with high water risk.

Environmental Progress


GHG
Energy 
Renewable Energy
Water 
Waste

Target

55% reduction per square foot  25% reduction per square foot 30% of electricity use from renewable energy  25% reduction per occupied room 75% of major renovation projects with waste diversion 

2017*

 32%  16%
 25% 78%

2018*

 35%  15%    22% 75%

2019*

  37%   14% 0.4%  24%**  82% 

Status of Target

On Track On Track Beginning of Journey  On Track On Track

*Metrics based on improvements from the Company's baseline of 2008.
**Excludes irrigation water withdrawals from maintenance of golf courses at three properties. 

Social Targets

2025 Social Targets

Unconscious Bias

100% of employees trained on unconscious biases

Employee Engagement

Conduct at least two engagement surveys

Diversity

Include at least two women and two persons of color in each initial candidate pool for externally sourced executive level positions

Disclosures

  • 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report (posted 10/30/2020)

  • GRI Index

  • CDP 2020 Climate Change Investor Response

  • 2019 Annual Report

  • 2020 Proxy Statement

  • Green Bond Use of Proceeds Statement

Governance Resources

  • Audit Committee Charter

  • Compensation Policy Committee Charter

  • Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Charter

  • Corporate Governance Guidelines

  • By-Laws

  • Board Member Stock Ownership Guidelines

  • Executive Stock Ownership Guidelines

  • Code of Conduct and Ethics

  • Environmental Policy

  • Human Rights Policy

  • Supplier Code of Conduct