Global Citizenship

Social Responsibility

Programs & Initiatives

Check Out for Children™

Through guest donations upon check-out in participating divisions, Check Out for Children™ raises funds for UNICEF to improve the lives of millions of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Human Rights

Starwood is committed to conducting our business in a manner that is consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to protect human rights within our company’s sphere of influence.

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Starwood Associate Relief Fund (SARF)

A not-for-profit entity supported by Starwood associates, the Starwood Associate Relief Fund (SARF) provides grants to associates who have suffered significantly as a result of a natural disaster or other emergency hardship. Since the inception of SARF in 2006, over 3,400 grants have been distributed for over $4,500,000 USD to associates around the world.

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Starwood Cares for the Community

A global associate program designed to support and encourage volunteerism in local communities, Starwood Cares for the Community aims to harness Starwood’s global reach and drive meaningful impact in our communities.

Workplace Readiness Program

The Starwood Foundation’s signature program, focused on workplace readiness, is designed to support charitable partners who prepare underserved individuals for obtaining and retaining employment within their community.