"Apple Hospitality has always worked to uphold high environmental, social and governance standards. We are committed to minimizing the environmental impact of our Company and the hotels that we own and are dedicated to making a positive impact throughout our Company, the hotel industry, our local communities and the many communities our hotels serve. We remain committed to racial and gender equality and the goal of a world free of all forms of discrimination. Together with our brand affiliates, the management teams at our hotels and other industry colleagues, we are focused on advancing sustainability initiatives that effectively balance environmental stewardship with our business goals, improving our communities through thoughtful outreach programs, and promoting diversity and inclusion. These initiatives have always been incredibly important to us, and we will to continue to enhance our programs and related disclosures."
-Justin G. Knight, CEO
Apple Hospitality supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals that are most relevant to our business and stakeholders. Below are a few that we believe our Company and properties are best positioned to drive progress:
Apple Hospitality is committed to enhancing and incorporating sustainability opportunities into our investment and asset management strategies, with a focus on minimizing our environmental impact.
You can read more about our continued sustainability efforts here.
Apple Hospitality continues to work to strengthen communities through charitable giving, by volunteering our time and talents, and by supporting the many philanthropic programs of leaders within our industry, including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), and our third-party management companies. Apple Hospitality is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we do not tolerate discrimination or harassment in the workplace. We aim to provide an inspiring, inclusive work environment where our employees feel valued, empowered and encouraged to make positive differences within the Company and throughout their communities.
You can view more about our continuing social responsibility here.
Apple Hospitality strives to maintain the highest standards of corporate governance and ethics that align with the best interests of our shareholders. Our Board of Directors includes individuals with leadership skills and relevant experience in finance, investing, business strategy, real estate and hospitality.