Full Name
Michael Chang
Job Title
Vice President, Energy & Sustainability
Host Hotels & Resorts
Speaker Bio
Michael Chang is Vice President of Energy and Sustainability at Host Hotels & Resorts, an S&P 500 company, and the largest lodging REIT and one of the largest owners of luxury and upper-upscale hotels. As the head of sustainability, he focuses on responsible investments to drive value creation through environmental sustainability, resource management, sustainable finance, green building certification, climate resilience, biodiversity, and supply chain initiatives. He also leads ESG disclosures including Host’s annual CR Report, TCFD and SASB disclosures, and GRI reporting and works to maintain Host’s leadership in investor driven ESG rankings and disclosure frameworks. Michael currently serves in a leadership capacity on sustainability committees at the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit). Prior to joining Host, Michael was a leader in the sustainability practice at Deloitte Consulting where he delivered sustainability strategy, resource and supply chain management, and disclosure solutions to Fortune 500 consumer product, retail, media, and real estate companies. He holds a MA in International Energy Management and Policy from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from New York University.
Michael Chang