#lovetravels represents marriott international's celebration and support of inclusion, equality, peace and human rights it is a direct reflection of marriott's longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion and highlights our belief that travel is a catalyst for peace and inclusiveness. Marriott international today announced that it will expand its diversity and inclusion initiatives across asia pacific by encouraging more women to assume leadership roles within the company and helping women in the community to achieve their career aspirations. At marriott international our vision is to embed global diversity and inclusion so deeply into our organization that it is integral to how we do business this transformation is led by the company's executive global diversity and inclusion council , chaired by. Diversity drives business and economic growth the 2018 open for business report provides quantifiable evidence in support of lgbt+ inclusion. Diversity & inclusion: named as one of the 'world's best multinational workplaces by great place to work', the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence, marriott international extends their commitment to creating an inclusive guest experience to their workforce around the globe women-owned business enterprises make up approximately 10% of marriott's supply chain and they vow to have 1,500 open hotels owned by women and diverse partners by 2020.
Directors, this committee monitors the progress of our global diversity and inclusion strategy and evaluates the company's efforts to promote diversity among our workforce, owners, customers and suppliers. Marriott international, inc (nasdaq: mar) is the world's largest hotel company based in bethesda, maryland, usa, with more than 6,000 properties in 122 countries and territories. Partner in the development and implementation of diversity & inclusion strategy workforce engagement & global diversity at marriott international shelby moran business development.
Since we're in the business of making people feel special, of providing guests with exceptional experiences, we strive to leverage all our diversity toward achieving this, says michael ford, hilton's vp of global diversity and inclusion. The corporation has a history of actively targeting and recruiting the disabled population for jobs, and these efforts are a part of their diversity and inclusion councils (marriott international, inc, 2012c marriott international, inc (2012c. The business drivers for wells fargo included: diversity and inclusion the company recognized the need to broaden the diversity and inclusion strategy to include age diversity, in addition to the other aspects of diversity.
At lodging media's 2013 diversity summit, ceos chris nassetta, hilton worldwide arne sorenson, marriott international and steve joyce, choice hotels international, discussed why diversity is. Diversity is an empty word in much of corporate america many companies invest in diversity efforts and appoint chief diversity officers, yet are disappointed with the meager results. 4) excellent strategies to attract and retain the customers: marriott international have the excellent strategies to attract the customers and retain the customers through price, quality, satisfaction etc 5) eco-friendly: marriott international is adopting the trend of eco friendly tourism to prevent the nature and the environment. The institute for federal leadership in diversity & inclusion is presented by georgetown university office of institutional diversity & equity washington, d c 20057 the institute is a 501c3 and managed by the inclusion nonprofit group. Marriott international inc it's nice to see so many familiar names on the list at&t's policy is to lead from the top and embed diversity and inclusion into the fabric of the business.
In a report issued in october 2015, marriott international recognized the 25th anniversary of its diversity and inclusion program, though the tradition of inclusion goes back decades formally launched in 1990, the program's track record of success is extensive. Marriott, jw (2009) diversity and inclusion, a global factsheet available at: [accessed 27 october 2015] ulrich, d (1997) human resource champions - the next agenda for adding value and delivering results. Sampson, marriott international's senior vice-president of diversity initiatives, succinctly noted in april 2006, we see diversity as a business issue as. Marriott international has well planned strategies like new generation travelers, brand distinction, portfolio power, technology leadership, owner preference and global growth these strategies are formulated to compete with the rival chains.
A big shout out to marriott international marriott's diversity & inclusion initiatives are the company's diversity and inclusion focus across all aspects of its global business strategy. We see diversity and inclusion as a business imperative, says wanda hope, chief diversity officer at johnson & johnson in new york city that sentiment is shared by leaders at at&t, where 42. Marriott has put a lot of attention on supplier diversity in the past marriott is an active corporate member of multi-national organizations that support the development of diverse and historically excluded suppliers and collaborates with companies such as avendra to help it reach its supplier diversity goals. Marriott's commitment to diversity and inclusion marriott was the first hospitality company to establish a formal diversity program marriott believes that a diverse and inclusive environment strengthens the company's culture and provides a competitive advantage.
Marriott international has valued diversity since the founding of the company in 1927, according to its website, and current president and ceo arne sorensen and former ceo executive chairman bill marriott have been strong supporters. Workplace and marketplace, a company's culture, values, and ethics matter more than ever and are manifesting themselves in a variety of ways there is a revolutionary commitment to establish a unique company culture founded on the.
Roughly 25 years ago, marriott was the first big hotel company to formalize a diversity and inclusion program in 2005, the hospitality giant was also the first to launch a formal initiative to. Diversity and inclusion at workplace deepak sekhar 79,269 views 5:16 arne sorenson, president and ceo of marriott international diversity touches every aspect of our business at. Corporate diversity at marriott, the foundation for diversity and inclusion is promoting unity and family through unity, we create an inclusive environment that supports the recruitment, retention, and advancement of all employees, and actively engages in efforts to develop a diverse and inclusive workforce, owner, guest and supplier base. At nielsen, we understand that diversity and inclusion is a global business imperative with a focus on measuring what all consumers watch, listen to and buy, clients depend on nielsen to provide not only quality data but valuable insights into consumer behaviors.