Hilton Rotterdam Carbon neutral meetings and events

Written by Lisanne van Beurden
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Are you already familiar with Hilton Rotterdam's sustainable initiative? Businesses will have the opportunity to reduce their environmental impact from their meetings and events through carbon offsetting.

Footprint compensation

Since April 2021, Hilton has been offering these climate neutral meetings and events in partnership with South Pole Group. This project is part of Hilton's 'Travel with Purpose' goals to halve the carbon footprint and double social engagement by 2030. The initiative started in eight hotels in the Netherlands and has eventually been applied worldwide.

“Our guests are just as committed to reducing their environmental impact as we are, and we are happy to do our part to support these shared ambitions with this partnership.” said Erwin Verhoog, Hilton's Vice President, Operations Continental Europe.

‘Our guests are just as committed to reducing their environmental impact as we are, and we are happy to do our part to support these shared ambitions with this partnership.’
Erwin Verhoog, Hilton's Vice President, Operations Continental Europe

Travel with Purpose

The carbon footprint of all meetings and events with ten or more guests will be offset by investments in various South Pole Group projects that contribute to achieving Hilton's 'Travel with Purpose' 2030 goals.

Founded in May 2018, 'Travel with Purpose' is Hilton's ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategy to drive responsible travel and tourism globally.

Want to know more? You can track the progress of Hilton's 'Travel with Purpose' goals here.

Hilton Event Ready Hybrid Solutions

Together with Hilton Event Ready Hybrid Solutions, the Hilton hotels in the Netherlands are equipped to organize a hybrid meeting that is hygienic, flexible, safe and socially responsible. The hotels also work with businesses to reduce food waste and paper use. In addition, the use of the digital key for contactless check-in and check-out is encouraged in order to reduce the use of plastic key cards.

LightStay platform

Hilton also uses LightStay to calculate the energy, water, carbon and waste consumption of a meeting. Lightstay is a Hilton Worldwide platform. This platform is used to measure environmental and social impact. With this calculation Hilton decides which high-value South Pole CO2 reduction projects should be invested in to offset the CO2 emissions of the event or meeting.

Stay at Hilton Rotterdam

In addition to the events and meetings in the Hilton Rotterdam, you can of course also stay here as a hotel guest. The Hilton Rotterdam on the Weena has sights, restaurants, shops and offices within walking distance. And of course you will sleep like a baby in one of the comfortable rooms.

Want to have a bite to eat in the hotel? Visit JAQ restaurant, where there is always a lot of great food to share. Because of their all day concept you can order delicious dishes all day long, whether you come for lunch or dinner.

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Written by Lisanne van Beurden
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