Rezidor awarded as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies 2015
Group gets prestigious recognition for sixth consecutive year
The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company®.
The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognises those organisations that have had a material impact on the way business is conducted by fostering a culture of ethics and transparency at every level of the company.
Being a six consecutive year honouree underscores Rezidor’s commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices ensuring long-term value to key stakeholders including customers, employees, suppliers, regulators and investors.
“Being recognised as the World’s Most Ethical Hotel Company since 2010 is an honour for the entire team of 40,000 Rezidorians. It is a great recognition of our efforts in creating strong corporate compliance standards, governance procedures, an inspiring work environment for our employees, and a robust Responsible Business programme that cares for our guests, our people and our planet”, said Wolfgang M. Neumann, President and CEO of Rezidor.
“The World’s Most Ethical Companies embrace the correlation between ethical business practice and improved company performance. These companies use ethics as a means to further define their industry leadership and understand that creating an ethical culture and earning the World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition involves more than just an outward facing message or a handful of senior executives saying the right thing”, said Ethisphere’s Chief Executive Officer, Timothy Erblich. “Earning this recognition involves the collective action of a global workforce from the top down. We congratulate everyone at Rezidor for this extraordinary achievement.”
The World's Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Quotient™ (EQ) framework developed over years of research to provide a means to assess an organisation’s performance in an objective, consistent and standardised way. The EQ framework and methodology is determined, vetted and refined by the expert advice and insights gleaned from Ethisphere’s network of thought leaders and from the World’s Most Ethical Company Methodology Advisory Panel.
The full list of the 2015 World's Most Ethical Companies can be found at http://ethisphere.com/worlds-most-ethical/wme-honorees/.
About The Rezidor Hotel Group
The Rezidor Hotel Group is one of the most dynamic hotel companies in the world and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. The group features a portfolio of 430+ hotels in operation and under development with 95,600+ rooms in 73 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 program for frequent hotel guests. In early 2014 and together with Carlson, Rezidor has launched the new brands Radisson Red (lifestyle select) and Quorvus Collection (luxury). Rezidor has an industry-leading Responsible Business Program and was awarded one the World's Most Ethical Companies by the US think tank Ethisphere.
In November 2006, Rezidor was listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden. Carlson, a privately held global hospitality and travel company, based in Minneapolis (USA), is the majority shareholder.
The corporate support office of The Rezidor Hotel Group is based in Brussels, Belgium.
About the Ethisphere Institute
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere Magazine and The World’s Most Ethical Companies Executive Briefing. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs. More information about Ethisphere can be found at: http://ethisphere.com.
For more information, please contact
Inge Huijbrechts, Vice President Responsible Business
Christiane Reiter, Senior Director Corporate Communication