Hilton is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 6,000 properties in 117 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton has welcomed more than three billion guests in its 100-year history. Travel with Purpose is Hilton’s corporate responsibility strategy to redefine and advance sustainable travel globally, capitalizing on Hilton’s global scale to catalyze local economic growth; promote human rights; invest in people and local communities; and preserve the planet. By 2030, Hilton plans to double its social impact and cut its environmental footprint by half, in alignment with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Hilton manages its environmental and social impact at each of its hotels through LightStay, the company’s award-winning corporate responsibility performance management system. In November 2019, GSTC announced that LightStay and its associated Responsible Travel & Tourism Guide have achieved GSTC-Recognized Standard status.