Meliá recognized as Europe’s most sustainable hotel brand

The Spanish hospitality group has been ranked amongst the most sustainable hotel companies in the world in S&P Global's 2024 Sustainability Yearbook

Feb 15, 2024

The leading financial ratings and market analysis provider ranks Meliá in third place - behind Thailand's Asset World Corporation and Minor - making it the first European-origin hotel company in the ranking.

Key takeaways

  • The 2024 Sustainability Yearbook is based on the 2023 Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of the participants’ sustainability practices that covers over 9,400 companies from around the world. In 2023, 61 companies from the “Hotels, Resorts, and Cruises Lines” industry were assessed, of which only 7 were included in the yearbook;
  • To be considered for inclusion, companies must score within the top 15% of their industry, and only those demonstrating exceptional performance have the opportunity to be part of this recognized group of leaders in sustainable practices;
  • The assessment analyses a total of 26 criteria covering the three pillars of sustainability: environmental, social, governance & economic. Meliá has scored a total of 69 out of 100 points, surpassing leading hotel chains in America and Europe.

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