IHG builds on a culture of investing in its people.  It focuses on promoting wellbeing in the workplace, respecting and advancing human rights, and providing equality, inclusion and fairness for all.  IHG champions these values in its communities and aims to drive social and economic change with skills training, volunteering and supporting people in times of need.

IHG is committed to operating sustainably and preserving the planet for all generations to travel.  Working with hotel owners and the industry, its aims to create more sustainable guest experiences by reducing carbon emissions, managing waste, and conserving and preserving natural resources.