Cornell Hospitality Benchmarking Program Now Open

Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) 2015 Call for Participation Now Open

Hospitality Net, June 24, 2014

The second annual industry study of sustainability performance benchmarking is now open for participation. Entities that own, operate, or franchise hotels and timeshares are invited to participate in this industrywide collaboration to produce credible benchmarks using hotel-specific parameters and metrics. This year”s study seeks to publish eight benchmarks across 50 markets covering energy, water, and carbon emissions, including the Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI).

Cornell Hotel Sustainability Benchmarking (CHSB) 2015 is a collaborative effort among the Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research (CHR), the Cornell Center for Real Estate and Finance (CREF)Greenview, and an industry advisory group. Nine hotel companies supported the inaugural study by providing data from over 4,600 hotels globally. This study, published in May 2014, is freely available for download on the CHR website.

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