Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) released its 2014 Global Reporting Index (GRI G4), outlining the company's ongoing commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, community involvement, opportunities for associate development, and best practices in corporate governance. The Index follows previous publication of a full Global Citizenship report in 2014 and a periodic update earlier this year.

"At Starwood, the work we do to be good global corporate citizens touches every aspect of our business and publishing the Global Reporting Index helps us communicate the important work we do throughout the world to carry out that promise," said Ken Siegel, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Head of Global Citizenship. "Our associates across our 1,200 locations work closely with experts, NGOs, public and private partners, suppliers, and allies to achieve our Global Citizenship goals across our 10 brands."

The report was uses the industry standard Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) G4 framework as a guide and contains Standard Disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines, including information on Starwood's corporate governance practices.

To read the Global Citizenship report in its entirety, please visit our website.

About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,200 properties in some 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis ®, The Luxury Collection ®, W ®, Westin ®, Le Méridien ®, Sheraton ®, Four Points ® by Sheraton, Aloft ®, Element ® and the recently introduced Tribute Portfolio™. The Company also boasts one of the industry's leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG ®). Visit  www.starwoodhotels.com for more information and stay connected @starwoodbuzz on Twitter and Instagram and facebook.com/Starwood.

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