International Tourism Partnership member the Rezidor Hotel Group has been awarded the accolade of a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere .
This is the fifth year running that Rezidor has achieved the title, and it reflects their continued commitment to the three pillars of their responsible business programme; Think People, Think Together and Think Planet .
The Ethisphere award that Rezidor has been given follows a proprietary rating system that includes: Ethics and Compliance Programme, Reputation, Leadership and Innovation, Governance, Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility and Culture of Ethics.
Rezidor is listed next to leaders from other industries including Levi Strauss & Co., Google, Inc., L'ORÉAL and General Electric Company. For a complete listing of the 2014 winners, visit www.ethisphere.com .
Thomas Donaldson, Professor at The Wharton School says, “It’s notoriously difficult to evaluate ethics at the corporate level; Ethisphere has identified the most important criteria for doing so.”
With Rezidor’s ‘Yes I Can!’ service philosophy aiming to create value for employees, guests and owners, the hotel group aims to maintain excellent standards across all of these categories.
“We are honoured that Rezidor is recognized by Ethisphere on a global stage for its service philosophy, Responsible Business Programme and Code of Business Ethics,” said Wolfgang M. Neumann, President and CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group. “Since 2010, Rezidor has been named one of the Most Ethical Companies Worldwide each year.”
The Rezidor Hotel Group is a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of 430 hotels in operation and under development with 95,000 rooms in 70 countries.
Rezidor operates the core brands Radisson Blu and Park Inn by Radisson in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), along with the Club Carlson loyalty programme for frequent hotel guests. In early 2014 and together with Carlson, Rezidor launched the new brands Radisson Red (lifestyle select) and Quorvus Collection (luxury).
Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Programme and collaborates with other members of the ITP  to improve sustainability in the hospitality industry. They are part of the group that launched the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative and also work on other ITP programmes including the Water Working Group and Human Trafficking . They are a key partner for ITP’s Youth Career Initiative programme which helps disadvantaged young people around the world and offers them real world training, mentoring and work experience in a hospitality setting.