Industry Initiatives

Sustainability is a journey, and we work to catalyze best practices and innovation along the journey. We convene our industry network to produce tangible deliverables with meaningful content for the industry. Check out our industry research, benchmarking, and reporting work below, all freely available at no charge.

Hotel Footprinting Tool
Benchmark hotel energy and carbon, and calculate the carbon footprint
Green Lodging Survey 2016
Benchmark sustainability best practices and innovation
Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking
The foremost hotel industry initiative to provide public benchmarks for energy
Green Venue Report
The annual survey and comparative report for convention and exhibition center sustainability
HIP Event Organizer Innovation Survey
The annual survey to spot innovative trends
Convene Green Pledge (NEW)
Mainstreaming Sustainable Events
Hotel Owners for Tomorrow (NEW)
Hotel Owners Committing to 5 Actions to build a sustainable future