Message from Geoff Ballotti, President and Chief Executive Officer
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is committed to operating our business in a way that is socially, ethically and environmentally responsible. As the world’s largest hotel franchising company, we have a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the world while advancing our mission to make hotel travel possible for all.
Travel empowers people to experience the incredibly diverse world we live in. Diversity is key to our business, and we strive to maintain a culture of inclusion for our team members, partners and guests. We respect differences in people, ideas and experiences. Our core values, grounded in caring, respect, inclusiveness and fundamental human rights, infuse different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers, team members, and communities around the world. We foster partnership and we welcome all. We never underestimate the power of compassion, we generously give our time and attention, and we take action.
In our second year as an independent company, we achieved 100% gender pay equity at the executive level globally, we advanced participation in our six affinity business groups (ABGs), and we earned a perfect score on the HRC Corporate Equality Index in support of LGBTQ employees. Our recorded responsible supplier spend was 25% and our diverse supplier spend was 12.6%.
Additionally, we have been named:
While we are proud of our progress, we know we can do more. We pledge the following action:
Travel is one of the world’s most universal experiences, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts remains committed to operating our business in a way that empowers and unites us through travel. As we continue on our Diversity & Inclusion journey, we will give our time, attention and action to the causes we’re passionate about. One team member at a time, we believe we can find ways to make meaningful change in our company, in our communities, and in the world.