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Wyndham Worldwide was ranked this fall as number 73 on a list by Newsweek Magazine of the top 100 greenest companies in the US.

More impressively, in the category of hotels and restaurants, Wyndham Worldwide took top honors as the number 1, greenest company.

Factors considered in determining the rankings included actual environmental footprint and management, policies, programs, initiatives and disclosures.

Faith Taylor, Wyndham Worldwide vice president of sustainability and innovation explains, “From releasing the Global Reporting Initiative and being recognized as an S&P Carbon Disclosure Index leader, to now being honored by Newsweek, this has been a milestone year for the Wyndham Green program. By continually evaluating and introducing sustainable practices across the globe, we have been able to make tremendous progress in a short period of time.”

The recognition includes Wyndham Vacation Ownership (Wyndham timeshare) as well as the company’s more than 50 other brands represented in nearly 100 countries worldwide.

Stephen P. Holmes, Wyndham Worldwide chairman and CEO, says, “Wyndham Worldwide has a unique opportunity to leverage our scale and adopt practices that will have a significant and lasting environmental impact around the globe. We are proud to be recognized as a leader in reducing the collective global footprint and will continue to commit to conserving our natural resources and preserving our habitats.”

Learn more about the sustainability programs at Wyndham Worldwide at: www.WyndhamGreen.com.

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