Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 36

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has a DitchCarbon Score of 36 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability practices. This score suggests that the company’s carbon intensity is relatively high, implying there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. To enhance their sustainability efforts, Shangri-La should focus on lowering their carbon intensity through more effective environmental strategies.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts is part of the hospitality industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, located in China, operates in a region with a certain carbon intensity rating. The sustainability efforts of the company are influenced by China’s overall carbon footprint, which affects the environmental impact of their operations.

...this company is doing 7.43% worse in emissions than the industry average.

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, founded in 1971, is a prestigious entity in the hospitality industry, headquartered on Hong Kong Island. Renowned for its exceptional service and tranquil ambiance, the company draws inspiration from the mythical Shangri-La of James Hilton’s “Lost Horizon.” With a portfolio of over 97 hotels and resorts across various brands, Shangri-La offers luxurious accommodations and heartfelt hospitality globally.

Bad news, Shangri-La yet to commit to SBTi targets

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly outlined or committed to concrete targets for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.
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