Inge Huijbrechts is vice president, responsible business for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group — developing the responsible business program in the group’s 1,300 hotels in operations and development in 90 countries around the world.
In 2012 she launched Rezidor’s energy-saving initiative Think Planet, targeting a 25% energy consumption reduction in five years. Thanks to Think Planet, 68 hotels have already reached or exceeded their five-year targets.
Rezidor’s responsible business program also includes Think People, which focuses on the health and safety of employees and guests, and Think Together, centered on taking responsibility for ethical and social issues in the company and local communities.
During the last 15 years, Huijbrechts has held senior management roles across Europe in the areas of corporate social responsibility as well as sales and business development. Before joining Rezidor she headed the CSR team at Toyota Motor Europe.