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The Nature Conservancy, Qiandao Lake, China

The Hilton Effect Foundation honors the legacy of Hilton’s founder, who started the world’s first global hospitality
company 100 years ago to spread international peace through travel. 

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The Hilton Effect is the positive world-altering impact that Hilton has had, and continues to have, on billions of lives and thousands of communities around the globe. The Hilton Effect Foundation was launched in 2019 as part of Hilton’s 100th anniversary celebration, to further ensure that the Hilton Effect would continue for generations to come. With the mission to create a better world to travel, the Foundation invests in both organizations and people having a positive impact on the communities Hilton serves.