Short Assignments

Utilizing the reading and thinking through the Prism of Sustainability lens (4 dimensions – environmental, economic, socio-cultural, and institutional), please evaluate two of the biggest hotel chains – Hilton and Marriott, on their sustainability business practices. Try to find 2 items (examples of policy, initiative, program, activity they do) for each of the 4 dimensions (based on information from their websites). Provide specific examples and cite your sources. Research! 

Consider using a Table like this:

Sustainability Dimension

Examples – Marriott

Examples – Hilton

Environmental

Initiative, policy, activity the hotel is doing that relates to environmental dimension (e.g. waste reduction )

2.

Socio-cultural

1.

2.

Economic

1.

2.

Institutional

1.

2.

Fill out the table and then write down a summary which hotel chain is “more sustainable” and why.