AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE: INN) (the “Company”) today announced that it has published its annual Corporate Responsibility Report for 2019, which covers the Company’s ongoing commitment to the environment, its community and stakeholders.
The Company’s corporate responsibility goals use the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals as a guideline and outline the Company’s key performance indicators, achievements and initiatives to address important environmental, social and governance issues.
“Since establishing our Corporate Responsibility program in 2017, we have built upon our sustainability objectives, from tracking metrics related to our consumption, waste, recycling and greenhouse gas emissions, to setting measurable, science-based reduction targets for energy, water and carbon, and to committing to improve the efficiency of our buildings and promote sustainable operations through our Energy Management Program. Additionally, we have expanded charitable engagement with our community through the Summit Foundation, our 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and have broadened our social programs to enhance connectivity among our employees, partners and stakeholders to ensure that we champion an environment of diversity and inclusivity. We are pleased with the significant progress that we have made with our sustainability program, and we look forward to continuing to build on our accomplishments,” commented Mr. Hansen.
Our Corporate Responsibility Report is designed to help our stakeholders better understand our commitment and efforts regarding environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and governance and can be viewed in the “Responsibility” section of the Company’s website at www.shpreit.com/responsibility/about.
About Summit Hotel Properties
Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. is a publicly traded real estate investment trust focused on owning premium-branded hotels with efficient operating models primarily in the Upscale segment of the lodging industry. As of November 17, 2020, the Company’s portfolio consisted of 72 hotels, 67 of which are wholly owned, with a total of 11,288 guestrooms located in 23 states.
For additional information, please visit the Company’s website, www.shpreit.com and follow the Company on Twitter at @SummitHotel_INN.
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